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Sony and Microsoft’s Focus on Motion Control Feels Futile

"The news that leaked out about Sony not only having developed a next generation PlayStation Eye, but looking to package it in with the PlayStation 4 (also called Orbis) has the internet talking about motion control yet again and how this will rival the next generation of Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox. " | Explosion.com

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Gimmemorebubblez1200d ago

I hate gimmicks!(I would rather have the Money to be spent on hardware specs.) But at the end of the day both companies are there to make a profit.

Root1199d ago

I don't mind it, it's just the rumours that say they are going to be included with next gen consoles...making it sound like you HAVE to use them....then your paying more since they are included.

stragomccloud1199d ago

That's the only way that developers will actual start to take advantage of the devices. I know you'll disagree because of the comment you made, but I would really like more games to support move. If only for accurate aiming.

USEYOURFIST1199d ago

i can see potential for awsome motion controlled gaming experiences, however we are nowhere near that at the mo.

crimsonfox1199d ago

I hate motion control. with a passion.

Conzul1198d ago

I hate it IN games, but I'd like to be able to do the following with hand motions on a gaming system:

>> Change tracks/ raise/ lower volume of music.
>> Navigate menus
>> Pause/ rewind/ FF/ chapter select of movies.
>> Yes, keep it out of the actual games, please.

tehpees31199d ago

It depends on the motion control in question. I like the DS, Vita and Wii U. I can tolerate Wii and Move (though I think the controller does the job better) but Kinect just sucks.

BitbyDeath1199d ago

Motion games are fine as long as it's 1:1, otherwise it's just a frustrating mess.

Can't wait for Until Dawn.

AJBACK2FRAG1198d ago

Motion controls are tapped. Nintendo leads everybody follows and fails. Ladies and gentlemen and children of all ages let me present to you, true market disruption!

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