No, ordering my Pizza Hut with a Kinnect is not a ‘logical progression’ Major Nelson

When I’m sitting on a couch with some friends watching movies, playing games, discussing the finer points of a hockey game, and I want to order pizza, I whip out my laptop or phone.

Yet Polygon is reporting that Pizza Hut and Microsoft are patterning together to “allow users to order from the chain’s menu directly through their Xbox 360.”

I get that, as of February 2013, Microsoft has now sold over 24 million Kinect sensors, and it might seem like a no-brainer for them to try and give the other 50-or-so million Xbox 360 owners a reason to pony up the cash for the 3D-camera peripheral, but trying to convince consumers that ordering pizza with one will be easier, is not the way to go. Continue reading