Has EA opened a Kinect studio?

Electronic Arts could be the latest company to dedicate an entire studio to Kinect and motion control game development.

The publisher announced today that it will move its Salt Lake team to a new 20,000 square foot building in the Utah capital.

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Zir02951d ago

Considering Kinect games will be built from the ground up, they can't just use the current Wii/Move devs so they need to expand.

As Kinect grows I can see a lot of other 3rd party devs doing the same.

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DigitalAnalog2951d ago

How is this not reported?

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oldjadedgamer2951d ago

Did any of you actually read the article? Try that next time

candystop2951d ago (Edited 2951d ago )

This is could be news and may or may not be about Kinect. Sony's push on buttons needed may be Sony's way of telling MS in a nice way not to go the path they have chosen. It would be cool if MS released an analog controller (that fit in one had like the Wii analog)which allowed you to face different directions to walk and had a trigger button on it.

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Chris3992951d ago (Edited 2951d ago )

No where in the body of the article or in any of the associated quotes does it say that the studio is being used for Kinect and Kinect alone. In fact, it mentions that they're migrating the people who made Wii games under the 'EA Play' to the new facility.

Most likely it will be used for ALL forms of current gen motion tech.

Jesus, can't "journalists" even write a proper title anymore? "EA expands motion control facility" would be more appropriate. But I guess you have to get hits, by making it seem like some Kinect/ EA coup. Ridiculous.


Emphasis on (HAS) Chris399

Chris3992951d ago (Edited 2951d ago )

[Has] - keyword. That we both agree on.

Now that I've gotten your hit, continue to read my article filled with fanciful assumptions and a hearty dose of story-telling.

'Emphasis' is on bullshit titles being made for hits.

Mr_Bun2951d ago

You just destroyed 4Chan

Anon19742951d ago

I was also reading this article, wondering what on earth it had to do with Kinect.

The answer is nothing.

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NYC_Gamer2951d ago (Edited 2951d ago )

change the title

oldjadedgamer2951d ago

Summary of Article:

EA will move it's Salt Lake team to a new, bigger building in the same area.

It's bigger so they can design really good games.

Rare also has a new studio, one that is bigger than the last.

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