A 4-page article discussing the past motion sensing controllers, and the ones to come from Nintedo and Sony. Will the Wiimote and Dualshake be the future of controllers or just another gimmick?
I Truly think the 6 degree thing is dumb, no offense to anyone but i truly think it's useless something Sony put together to impress but didn't. The Wii controller in the other hand is cool i think it could work.
One of 2 things. 1. Sony should just drop the motion sensitivity out of their ps3 controller and put the rumble feature back in. OR 2. Make the controller at least more than 6 degrees of sensitivity, maybe you know say 50 or 75 degrees of motion, therfore, you've got peoplemoving in all directions and having fun then just sitting there and moving it just a little to the left and little to the right, whereas the Wii controller, you can move it wherever the hell you want.
I don't think you get what degrees of freedom are. It would be the greatest breakthrough in physics and mathematics if one could move in 75 degrees of freedom.
I feel it's good for the wii. But not the PS3. The Wii is more of a child like system. So children could be more active and also helps them lose weight with all that moving. But the PS3 is more like an adult system. You come home from work and want to sit back and relax. I don't think Playing a Game of Madden that you move your Hand around to throw, run, Jump and catch the ball is relaxing. You would be to tired to do that. So yes it's good for the Wii and for the PS3 I think it's a gimmick.
Children are active if they're not connected to a TV all day. It's the adults who need this more. As for the PS3, if it's so adult-oriented, it had better come with a stock certificate at that price!
This is one of those topics that has no right answer. It depends how they use it with the consoles and the games themselves. I may say, if gaming becomes of a physical activity, parents may see this as a way to give their children exercise and enjoyment at the same time. Specially with hand-eye coordination, even more so that your usual console controller. Of course, it could backfire cause we as humans fear anything we can't just grasp and accomodate to, just my opinion though. For some of us, we enjoy the idea of something new, cause it's something we have yet to conquer and master. :D
GIMMICK! It wont last, cant be utilized for enough games
it might b a gimmick but who says every game has to incorpoate it?? the games that will, will pry turn out good....i hope with some games to its feautured but u can turn it off in the options menu like vibration....will c
when i first found out that the ps3 won't have rumble feedback, i was angry, bittr, mad, i mean i was really pissed. But maybe about 2 weeks ago i decided to turn off the vib on the 360 just to see how it'll feel if i had a ps3 with no rumble. Well when i came back to it days later and was playing GRAW i was having fun intense fire fights and never even noticed that the vibration wasn't on. So then i was bout to end the game and turn off the system i always let off a few rounds and thats when it dawned on me. My controller didnt shake, and i remembered i turned off the feature. Guess what? I haven't had it on since and don't really plan on it again. Well maybe i will one day but playing it without the rumble was great. The game is already intense. However not having it at all would be bad atleast i have the option of turning it on or off, but the point to all this is not having it on was not as bad as i had thought. I still don't know about that sensor gimmick but i guess having that was better than having nothing.
It's called "taking a step back" and then maybe even "getting a piggyback ride for two steps forward".
We'll see if they can incorporate it in cool ways for other games it could be a very cool item
well one thing i heard is you will be able to turn it off and on in war hawk thats what they said no lie.......... but sony will prolly later come out with the dual shock 4 that carried both vibration and motion....... watch
I sure hope online games let you turn the motion-sensitivity off. That way newbies and intermediates alike will be just flying around uselessly and the ones with the option off will pick them off and win every time. A situation much worse than it is already online... and hey, watch the double-post (why not just edit the last one?).
yea sony probably will and lose another 90 million.
and dont say its worthless number 1 you havent even tried it yet and your already against it whats up with that..........i mean thats your opinion but whats the point of playing games if nothing new and innovative comes along. think about im not saying buy a ps3 im just saying give it a try before you completly hate it when you havent touched it
I don't think i want to wave anything around when i'm playing.
Haven't played DDR, huh? DDR was popular for a reason, despite that most lazy gamers are against moving further than the fridge. There are other people out there. Don't you get it?
look, i dont want to fricking wave my pad around like a psycho when i'm on a 8 hour gaming marathon. I dont want new and interesting RSI injurys. i want control, precision and comfort from my pad. i want to be able to play as many of the different types of games i like. motion detection is limited, do you not get it?
Hardcore gamers are a minority. They are even a minority in the population of all gamers. Some people don't like meat because they're somehow opposed to it. You seem the same way. We'll be having our steaks and you'll be missing out. Most games will not use intense motion-sensing. Motion-sensing IS limited, that's why the Wii has alternate controllers, controller add-ons, and ports for GC controllers. You have nothing to stand on here.
Wii= innovation of motion sensing PS3= gimmick
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