Last week at Sony's E3 press conference, the company unveiled a motion controller for the PlayStation 3. This week, Sony's President and CEO of SCEA said that the motion controller just might be backwards compatible with older PlayStation 3 games.
Aside from Oblivion and Fallout 3, Demon's Soul, I'd love to know what. Mind you, that would probably be enough.
It would be wonderful
I am sure this can be implemented on Killzone / Resistance and possibly MAG when it comes out. Since it's true 1:1 controls, there won't be a need to adjust the software / games. All you would have to do is, correct the controls to fit the game.
other than first person shooters, What games could it be used with effectively.
It can be used for almost any sport games.. and Action RPGs would be good too. The only place I see this system having problems is Racing and Fighting games.. but those games have their own proprietary controls anyways.
WHITE KNIGHT CHRONICLES remember when the Devs said that they want to include more content, maybe they thought about this.
I also firmly believe that EVERY forthcoming PS3 game will also support those Motion Controls, too and that Sony will release a new PS3 SKU that'll only include the Motion Controls (and the Playstation Eye...) thus replacing the SixAxis/DS3 ENTIRELY. Kinda worried about what they'll cost separately... :(
The best game I can think of is Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. This is a third-person action game.
I'd say they would work for any game including fighting and racing games. At the heart of the system it's still a PSEye which still can track your body movements. The PSLightsticks just add an extreme level of precision and additional inputs. Not to mention, when boxing you rarely cross your arms, and even then the system can adjust by using your body's position. As far as racing games are concerned, it will work, but to be honest that's what GT racing wheels are for. Force feedback as well as real pedals, and gear shifting FTW!
Or is it Free to Play? If so, I'm picking it up when I get the money..this fall..lol.
It's free; Demons Souls is not an MMO.
But thanks for the info though.
If this motion controller is backwards compatible with killzone 2 and resistance 2, I'd definitely replay them again!
Imagine, you could use this for casting spells in FFXIII or for in games like Valkeria Chronicles but i would prefer to play games developed for the tech rather than it being a tacked on option to games that are already released. Real 1:1 movement has to be in the games code from the start, adding it to older games makes this more like the what the wii is doing or what M$ is going to do.
Errrrr... how about sports games like Golf or Tennis games for starters?
Oblivion is the perfect fit. Ratchet & Clank. T Woods/Hot SHots golf. Any game that has an editing engine (LBP, Far Cry 2, Modnation racers, Hell, UT3 if they made a tool for the PS3). Any RTS. Mouse style MMO's. RE5 would have been great.
I believe what he meant by backwards compatible is that it will retain all of the functions that a the DualShock 3 is capable of along with the added motion features. This enables it to be used with older games that did not have motion features. I highly doubt that they would add a new control scheme to older games.
that would be Great! if the have enough buttons there is no reason it cant be used in any game
LOL sony exec's should not comment on anything related to backward compatibility in any form of the term.
LOL I came into this article with the same thing in mind
Nicely done, sir.
But my PS3 is fully backwards compatible with my PS2 games, so I'll let him off :)
yeah. might and ARE are two completely different things.
What about making the 80gb PS3 I brought Back-Compatible, Jack?
Well, that's impossible. Maybe future iterations -- but that's unlikely. They need to drop price.
Why the f*ck do you even care...Patchstation?
“Personally, it’s very difficult for me to perceive ‘God of War 3’ being played with the Wii controller,”..... Hint, hint GOW3 to use motion confirmed... No I kid, would be sweet thought. PS3's future is bright regardless of price.
I'd love to try out the Resistance or Killzone 2 franchises with the motion control -- even though it hasn't really worked out all that well with the Wii. (Motion controlled FPSs)
same here. The reason no one likes the wiimote is due to the lack of 1:1 accuracy and the fact that they use preset actions loosely tied to waggling. Also, since each of the PSLightsticks will have all of the same buttons as 1 side a DS3, using two of them will get you the same button layout as a DS3. This means that even for games without motion tracking enabled the PSLightsticks will still work as controllers.
Hmm. It's hard to think of how this could work with many past PS3 games. Except shooters, I guess.
How about MLB 2009, Ratchet and Clank, or Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. Just to name a few
“Personally, it’s very difficult for me to perceive ‘God of War 3’ being played with the Wii controller,” Tretton said. “It’s a different experience that doesn’t lend itself to certain types of games.” I was trying to laugh at this then stopped.
Yes.... that is awesome!!!!
yea, ive heard that before. trophies anyone? just cause it could be b/c doesnt mean anyone will waste time doing it.
and KZ2 :)
hmm wonder if natal does this no news on it LOL
Not only did they confirm that it was backwards compatible but they used existing games to let people play with natal, LOL!!!
One place where I see that it is better than Sony's MC is its use outside of games. As an XBL interface just to watch content. Has me wondering how its going to be as effective as a "remote" after that Milo now works on tone rather than actual words though. Also have to wonder if anyone from the 360 is going to raise complaint about the old camera being made redundant. Especially if MS keeps selling it. On subject; after seeing the PS3 wand demo, I can't see them not selling them in pairs as in sword/shield, bow/arrow. And if you're talking about using it in GOW3, just think of using two bull whips in tandem controller buttons are used for movement and spells.
Hands free controls is the next thing to be used in PCs/TV control, it will be a while but xbox is a testing ground for their prototype of this.
Please don't fool yourself, the PC industry could have had hands free years ago. Has had touch screens for over a decade. The only real value the application has is in casual use. If it does catch on some TV maker will end up integrating it into a TV. Though MS will most certainly have to rights to it.
That's what happens when you mix Vicodin with vodka.
Fat ass Tretton is crazier than ever. Drugged unholy. Sir Howard Stringer is busy testing the motion dildo with the PS3 exclusive version of Rapelay. "It's just like when we were in Thailand, Jack! Amazing stuff!"
do you call the wii a motion dildo no so shut the f**k up sada you fanboy troll
Must of been crying about bias. The ladies get to use the new dildo controller but as a male Sony stooge I can't enjoy it. Tretton: "Well now it's BACK compatible so you can replace whatever current Sony thing you have shoved up your arse with our spiffy new Wiimote ripoff! Woohoo!"
^^^ Yes the above was a joke and yes it was a stupid one. lol
It will probably be 1st party. I cant see oblivion getting it unless sony makes them... Id say heavenly sword... maybe a 3rd party fighter... Killzone 2? Maybe ratchet and clank??? what games would really work?
with demon souls i wouldnt care about oblivion support . More seriously it could work with a few action rpgs and pure action games (after arent people used to it with okami , no more heroes , zelda , madworld?? ) . Hell lair might even be playable (though who cares lol ?)
If sony does the drivers right, it show work for all games. Just like the Frag-FX or mLani Studios MoBi.
I guess the warhawk guys are pretty much up for anything and might try it...
That could be pretty fun actualy pointing and shooting those ghosts down. dont cross the streams!
"Might be" In Sony language that means: never. PSN will have the exact same features as XBL from its launch on they said, even better it would be. 2.5 years after the PS3 launched, PSN still plays catch up, like PS3 does in sales. The PS3 will have 2 x HDMI with 1080p output they said. Home will launch Fall 2007 they said. It became at the end of 2008 and in a very sad early Beta status. SUXAXIS motion controll will be used right... Well allmost not at all Sony! Overpromising&Underdelive ring. Thats Sony there! Read my lips: the PS3 dildo will not be backwards compatible with games.
oh mart stop acting like you dont want to put that dildo in your a$$, be the most action you have gotten, or are you hoping Milo will do it for you
*sigs* lol fanboys never shut up really? lmao for the fanboys in here: that *dildo* was a prototype, a PROTOTYPE and it was more accurate than wii motion plus. (dont mention our little friend Milo in here cuz that was a fake)
exactly its a damn prototype, but xbots are so f**king retarded they can hear sony say this is just a prototype but interpret it into OMG look at sonys final motion control design, it looks like a dildo haha were so funny cause we can think of stuff that we use in our spare time
I know it is a prototype and it won't look like that. I was just being an ahole and having a go at it. I'm sure it will be a good device Sony is no slouch with their hardware.
that was more ment for xbox fanboys, ones that , like doshey say, can interpret anything that Sony says,into another stupid thing. lol
A patch release from Bethesda for Elder Scrolls Oblivion. I'm pretty sure it's all in the works. Or they might do a re-release with a bundle.
Very very pwning...nice nice nice =D
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