We always hear talk of which company is the most innovative when it comes to bringing new ways to play video games. This blog is meant to show that Sega is the most innovative company in the history of gaming.
Full body motion controls
While Nintendo was the first to bring motion gaming with the power glove, it was Sega that brought the first full body motion control device that eventually lead to PSmove and Kinect.
Just about everyone these days has their console connected to the internet and a lot of people credit Microsoft for the internet age of consoles, while Microsoft does deserve credit for making online gaming popular on consoles, Sega created the idea of going online with the advent of Sega.net.
For the past few years Sony has been pushing 3D as a major feature on the PS3, even Microsoft showed signs of interest in it. Back in the late eighties Sega was pushing natural stereoscopic 3D gaming on its Master System.
These days with PSN, XBL, Steam and many other services that provide game services we have access to thousands of games at our fingertips. Back in 1994 Sega set up its Sega channel were you had unlimited access to fifty games and demos.
Seems like everything we brag about today Sega was doing back in the day.