If, like us, you've been waiting to see Kinect
in control of a truly marquee game, your wait has now come to an end. The same fella that brought us the Kinect lightsaber
has returned with a hack enabling eager nostalgics to enjoy a bout of Super Mario
controlled only by their body contortions. OpenKinect was used to get the motion-sensing peripheral -- originally intended exclusively for use with an Xbox 360 -- to communicate with his PC, while a simple NES emulator took care of bringing the 25-year old
plumber to life. The video awaits after the break.