Vice President of BioWare, Greg Zeschuk has said Nintendo "trumped everyone in a clever way", as other platform holders are now "doing what they already did five years ago" with motion technology.
Surprising comments from Zeschuk, but it's true. Though I am sure there's going to be a few advantages with Move and Kinect, and disadvantages, mind you. And I'm still surprised that it took Sony and Microsoft this long to release some motion tech for the current gen.
I guess they wanted to see if motion was just a fad. Obviously, it's not.
Even though sony has been researching it for so long...and even introduced it to their line up with the ps2 eyetoy
You should hope that PS Move will work better than the Eyetoy, because the Eyetoy was a piece of crap and a gimmick. Almost none of the millions who owned a PS2 bought it.
they have all been researching it for a long time big deal. take your fanboy rubbish elsewhere. it took nintendo to realise it
We're all swimming in the power glove's wake.
I still say motion is gonna fail in all forms.
Agreed, well I wouldn't say it's gonna fail that bad but it is just a fad.
but its better? and they gained the core with there great games and now are trying to get the casual with nintendo they gained the casual first now are going for the core with great games new zelda metroid other m etc so nintendo did things in reverse but it was for the better they got the sales now come the games
If you look at Gamecube sales, you can argue that they did not have much of a core to begin with. They were forced to go after new consumers and it worked out for them. The question now is the dependability of those consumers. I think the core push is in preparation for their next console. In a way, the impact of the WII will be determined by how well its successor does and how many casuals return.
Motion controls appeal to casuals $400-600 consoles do not (especially when the controller is sold separately) it made no sense having it earlier
Lets see what Bioware can bring to the table with "Clever" motion control tech.
*throws hands up in air*
*and waves them like he just don't care*
LOL! I heart Nintendo.
It was a risky move was executed during a "make or break" moment. Their Gamecube didn't sell as well as Xbox and obviously not as well as PS2, so it was go big or go home for them. Luckily it worked out perfectly for them and came out on top for the first time since before the 5th generation (when PSOne came in). They still wouldn't have been out if the Wii failed because they still have the handheld market. Who knows what the next big thing will be next gen? It's a scary thought. I predict the next Xbox to be really casual. Sony and Nintendo are much less predictable.
When you have a company that have some control in the mobile phones,computer,television,mov ie ,data distribution and gaming industry. The only thing predictable about that is that they can very much influence the technology environment.
thet treat him like the world smartest man.....really doc you make games you are not a physicist trying to figure out the the universe
At least he can write in complete sentences. What are you mad about, anyway? Should we not discuss what some of the better game developers are talking about on a gaming news website? Or should we limit all of our discussions to people that are considered the smartest in the world? I don't think there are too many Hawking-type minds that are into game development, so those discussions might be pretty sparse.
he makes games thats all not earth changing like the a bomb or H bomb, not medical break throughs or thing that put humanity along he makes games thats what i am saying. just because he is a doctor he is this genius well my standards are a little higher than that and hawking is old by theoretical physicist standards while he ponders black hole i'll be learning string theory and how to create another univers which is actually possible oh and n4g is not a formal site so i don't have to write complete sentences smart guy kind of sad that we will not get to see the world of tomorrow but we have math and great minds to start the way NO GAME DEV
So, is he comparing himself to someone that does create bombs or produce medical breakthroughs? Who's calling him a genius? I'd actually argue that he does more for medicine than you. By developing their games, they help forward the push for better graphics, which helps move along the production of higher end video cards, which then allows people to help medical research with things like [email protected] I highly doubt that you'll be learning string theory or how to create another universe, which is THEORETICALLY possible. No, you don't have to write complete sentences, but if you want to be taken seriously, it might help.
The sad thing about this is that a lot of people don't even play their Wii.
Now with the 3DS, everyone will try to play "catch-up" with that, especially after if realeases and its a big hit....
Seeing that Sony had the idea before Nintendo did they have had a chance to learn from Nintendo's mistakes and improve on their tech. So technically Nintendo didn't trump Sony at all. They just gave Sony a chance to make their product better and do what the Wii was supposed to do when it was first introduced.
more fanboy [email protected] every article has fanboys in it. get over your obsession. they have all tinkered with it before. you truly are blind. you cannot say sony had the idea before nintendo, that is impossible to prove and just a plain dumbass thing to say. MS had a motion controller out way before the PS2 was even a dream, it doesn't mean they had the idea first either.
The question is who really developed the motion technology the wii is showing off today?I think what was the real trump was a cheap game console in a next gen expensive console market. That was used to the wii advantage (a low priced product)and wow its fine for the short haul but the long haul it suffers, and as games get better and more innovative they will be the ones to play catchup.Look at the now close race between the other two consoles the long haul looks better for some.
Well for Sony and Microsoft it is simply an additional peripheral, NOT the highlight of the console. And Sony's Sixaxis controller was available in November 11 of 2006...
gcolley check youtube. In 2004 Sony already had a basic model of the Move that worked with the Eyetoy. That means that they could have had the idea and design for motion control even before the eyetoy was introduced.So even if Nintendo brought out the Wii-mote before the modern day Move Sony was still working on theirs before Nintendo which reflects in it's superior design and the fact that it does what the Wii-mote was supposed to do from the get go. Getting angry and calling people names doesn't change facts as most fanboys seem to think it does.It's the same ignorance that leads people to believe that Epic created the third person cover system first and Nintendo made spherical worlds first.
Dude get off Sony's ballz , damn you dudes worship them as if they were god its really sad
Yes there is a Youtube video. Too bad you are too stupid to understand that that does not prove you right. It's really pathetic that you are so naive you think a small company like Nintendo can come up with an idea years after a major electronics giant and beat them to market with it.
I work for a tech company that deals with game and hardware patents and I can tell you that if Sony could prove that there tech was in dev before Nintendo's then as long as a they had a patent in place they could sue big time on grounds of patent infringement. From what has been released to the public it would appear that only MS is just getting into the motion gaming (by buying an advanced motion camera company) where as Sony and Nintendo have been able to prove that they have had R&D in motion for some time.
Too bad it's on a console which is a generation behind. Sorry but it's true.
Tbh you can't judge whether it's a fad from Nintendo's side. Wii was cheap and had something different. Casual people could play it. On top of that, the lovers of mario etc. and alot of shovelware. But it does indeed show that casual people do want to play games, just easier types of them, nothing with depth. But at the end of the day, it could also get them to play other, hardcore games once they get the bug.
These bioware guys keep bloating themselves. good for Nintendo though.
Unfortunately instead of finding a new inovative way to play games that is fun. Sony and Microsoft are waiting for Nintendo to make a move so they can see what to do next. I really wish they would create something cool too so gaming moves ahead faster.
Is bioware making a nintendo game?
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