This device should be the new means of playing in the Wii sense of Gameplay.
I still fail to see means to grab on things with that system... Can you seemingly drop a controller, like in one minigame in WarioWare? Doubt it. Can you "press a button" to do a function that is not doable by gestures? Nope. But approved nonetheless. Wording could be a bit better though... One should at least try to remain objective (fad, that is to be seen. Still not showing any fadlike qualities).
How do we know if this is for PS3? Also using a controller with the zcam would allow you to press buttons when the gestures can't do whatever. You aren't limited to just the camera. Nonetheless this technology is long overdue. This type of gaming should be here already. This should have been new during like 2002.
Looks very limited. The wiimote can do this and more.
No wait they just made a typo, and don't worry i corrected it here is the proper spelling Z-scam :)
Eyetoy was on PS2 years ago. Motion tracking is not new but that boxing game does look fun. Surprised their isn't already something out to go with the PS Eye.
This is going to throw the Wii fans off. Seeing actual accuracy and meaning to your movements must not be comprehensible to them. I remember playing Wii sports sitting down randomly waving my hand diagonally and people got mad because they couldn't beat me in their boxing stance working up a sweat. At least Red Steel was flawless.
I downloaded that creature features game and you dont even need a remote at all. You just move your finger over the start button and move in in a circular motion on the screen to start or move your fingers up and down to scroll through defferent levels. So no you probably wont need any controller to awnser the first question, This technoligy still will get better over time.
I have both, there is no truth to that comment. Wii remote needs to move to stimulate movement/ PS3 eye reacts to your actual movement. Wii can do this and more???, what a joke. Comparing the wii remote two a camera that detects motion.... Get a clue. Sony is on track again... No controllers exsist in the future.
Well the thing is there isn't a lot you can do with your whole body minus the legs that you can't do with a wiimote. And what activities besides boxing would be BETTER played without something in your hand? Most games will have you holding a tool of some sort such as a gun. That would make the wiimote feel much more realistic and accurate. Then factor in the nunchuck which lets you actually move around and the buttons which let you do things such as fire a gun. The crucial difference between the zcam and the wii is that the zcam will supposedly run with a ps3, which is actually powerful enough to translate your movements realistically into the game. You'll never get a decent swordfighting game on the wii because it's not powerful enough.
People still calling Wii a fad? lol
Shouldn't you be worried about competing with the 360 instead of trying to take some of the Wii's crowd?
Believe it! ;) After what PS Eye can do, the Wii is most definitely a Fad. Sony should have bundled every PS3 with it.
so it's an Eye Toy
No. It can detect movements towards and away from it, ie on the third, or z axis. The eyetoy could only sense the x and y axes.
Yet it lacks, as I said, on the fact that functions like shooting are rather impossible to do. Can it see you "pulling trigger"? Doubt it. Then there is this slight lack of reticule of any sorts... Of course one could always use a controller, but it would have to be something along the lines of Wiimote... And if Sony was to release something similar, shouldn't it be a fad too by definition?
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