Ship was a bit hard on the Kinect. As he pointed out, set-up is easy, you don't need the controller for the menus IF you are in the Kinect menus. Motion control and voice only work for the Kinect dashboard, expecting it to work on the rest of the dash is silly.
Changing players on the fly works extremely well, stand in front of the camera, wait to be scanned, new player acknowledged. The Wii and Move do not have this ability, right? Makes it great for parties.