What came first, the motion controller or the Wii? According to Shigeru Miyamoto it was the Wii that laid gaming's golden egg, but Project Natal actually owes a lot more to Sony than Nintendo. The Good Gear Guide explains why.
they aren't and haven't taken credit for motion controls one thing people should know is that they take credit for pushing motion controls and expanding that market but they don't take credit for the creation of motion controls
Nintendo is just basking in their success. They don't need to pretend like they created motion consoles. In the end it doesn't matter because they're the ones making money off of it.
"but they don't take credit for the creation of motion controls" Well, they said they're flattered by the 3D motion wand and Project Natal - isn't that kind of taking credit for it?
They didn't rip off Sony,they just implemented technology that Sony had already used only differently. If anything,Project Natal is ripping off Sony.
Yep, I completely agree that Project Natal owes a lot to the Eye Toy. But Nintendo are claiming to be 'flattered' by it - not cool.
Actually Natal isn't ripping of sony either. Sony got their EYE-toy idea from somewhere else too. But thats like saying all consoles after nes ripped off the basic interface of the controller with a D-pad...you dont hear anyone cry about that right?
For the 100th time Sony did not invent Motion control, I don't know who did; but Nintendo has had different implementations of motion control since the 80's, Lord all mighty why won't these @ss-licker fanboys and one sided websites stop trying to make water into wine, Sony and Obama are not the Messiah.
condorstrike is right. Nintendo had the Power Glove and the U-Force infrared camera for the NES. Both were motion controllers so yes Nintendo should take credit. They implemented it before Sony and MS even entered the market.
To be fair, Atari had one controller too. Also the tech must have been lying around for 30 years but the problem is the hardware needed to run it as desired. Multitouch technology is old too, but just recently its starting to build up because there are affordable computers that are fast enough to handle it.
yeah nintendo should take credits. they made the powerglove.
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