Has Sony perfected the concept of motion control?
Unfortunately with a very similar controller already on Wii, the move may not get a fair shake on reviews. I feel that if this were a completely new idea that it would have had the same effect on the market as the wii did. It probably should've scored higher but it similar to something already on the market.
Ya, there is nothing wrong with an 8.5. Great score.
Halo Reach got some 8.5's so those disagrees are just pissy fanboys
then they should re-review it. By then real move support in games will be spot on. This first batch of patched games are going to be iffy.
I bought my move last night and was up till 8 this morning playing.. I must say that sports champions is a freaking blast.. I never expected to like volleyball as much as I did very intuitive. I suck at ping pong in real life but in sports champions I was fairly decent.. I even played time crisis razing storm on the demo disc and that game was sooo cool. I really think that sony has hit a homerun with the move...
[EDIT: Previous review was hardware only.]
Agreed 8.5 is a solid score. After playing it im getting it day 1.
Reviewing game hardware is stupid especially when there isn't much software to back it up now. Just remember how the 360 was during launch. Remember how the PS3 was during launch? Remember the DS during launch? Or remember the Wii during launch? Wii had a good launch but now it's crap. 360, PS3, and DS had poor launches but now are doing great.
the review says it has frequent recalibration. i said a couple of weeks ago that this was gonna be an issue once it releases but i just got disagrees and bubble downs. so its just like motion+ now. if if you actually played with motion + you know it is 1:1 accuracy so why is people (on forums) keep saying move is more accurate than motion+ they are both 1:1 that need to recalibrate frequently
Move Delivers, this device is appealing to everyone, from casual to the most hardcore gamers, just wait for more games and you'll see, PlayStation Move is WIN...
Got mine today and I'm really impressed. I bought a Wii for me and my wife to play, but she would get frustrated with the controls not responding well sometimes, but very happy with the response of the Move. Plus I used it as a flashlight to find something under the bed BONUS!!!
Great possiblities. Awesome product. Questionable software at launch. Its typical.
oh its out already? ... meh
Clever. We should call you CleverEvr... Nobody likes you.
iPlayGamez No this article is taking it out of proportion.. There is calibration that is required but its only before you play a game.. You rarely ever have to calibrate in the middle of a game.. This is done to ensure the best possible tracking.. Honestly it takes like 3 seconds to calibrate and it's fairly unintrusive to the game experience... Trust me this is not an issue.... OHH and btw movce is absolutely more accurate then the wii.. Move tracks the subtlest movements of you hand and wrist. For example in ping pong you can snap the wrist to add english to the ball and get some very impressive hook shots and the slams are very satisfying.. Wii's version of ping pong is rather lack luster making up for the lack of accuracy with bright and colorful visuals... Move is superior in every way hands down...
Who says it's like the Wii. Just go, get the Racket Sports demo, play that and then compare it with Sports Championship. These are tacked on controls in Racket Sports. A quick Wii port. Try that tennis. The ball always does the same, no matter how you hold the controls. And then try Table Tennis or Volley Ball. 1000:1. The ball actually goes where you want it to go with the spin you give it.
He think 8's are low score because halo got 9.5.
and for the record i got wii as well... and trust me move is way way way way way better than wii mote.... peace
What will separate the Move from the Wii and Kinect --beside it having 1:1 accuracy--is the PS3 graphics, exclusive, and true core game support.
I would bet you my ps3 and 55 or so games for it that kinect gets more exclusives.
I definitely want the Playstation move but not until some more games come out for it.
Not sure why people say they need more games. The bundle disk keeps you busy for quite a while. I haven't played all the games yet because we played Gladiator the whole day yesterday. I also got Ruse and RE5 (we...disappointing, even with Move, Ruse is OK). And I have Heavy Rain - which I haven't tried yet. The demo disk has at least another 9 games to try out. If you buy all those, I guess you wallet will complain faster than your excitement factor wears off. There are plenty of games to go with - easily enough until Socom 4 comes out or KZ3.
You can't be disappointed with the score. That's really good if you consider everything you mentioned.
just picked up the move bundle and nav controller today, first thing I did after I tried it out was put my Wii away. This will redefine how games are played, it's all up to the talent of the developer and their game to determine how well it works. The hardware is EXCELLENT.
Finally an Appropiate Next Gen Motion Controller.
Define appropriate. Give the Wii some credit. Miyamoto and iwata went out on a pretty huge gamble and were mostly successful. Totally irrelvant but the move has a soft glowing ball on it, that's more appropriate? Jks.
Wii deserves credit for doing something new. That said, the tech just isnt good enough. True 1:1 motion, thats what next gen motion controll is all about. Some games work well with the Wii motion controll but alot of games rely to much on gestures, and then you might aswell just use buttons instead. The tech simply isnt advanced enough to offer satisfying motion controll gameplay across all genres. The move is almost flawless when it comes to the tech, because it really offers a true 1:1 motion controll which is the ultimate goal for a motion controll device to do. The only flaw with the move is that it needs the camera to track the glowing ball to get the correct data. So if the glowing ball is hidden behind your back or hand it will not be 100% accurate. All things concidered though, this is a minor flaw which cant be avoided if you want to make an affordable motion controller at this point in time.
Do you want to define appropriate Next Gen Motion Controller after reading and watching articles and Videos of different reviews from different types of Gamers and Sites, everything is clear towards PS Move with irrefutable factual evidence, is the Appropiate Next Gen Motion Controller along with PS Eye that makes Augmented Reality, Body Tracking, Facial and Voice Recognition.
Posting your IQ is completely off topic.
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I just logged in to say - Bubbles, ROFLMAO!
Well, when his IQ and his age are the same...... :)
MEGGGGAAA SUPPPERRR OWNEEEEDDDDDDD!!! LMAO
he owned your a$$. just take it and cut your losses, don't resort to personal attacks and name calling I'm bubbling him just to counter your -buble out of pure butt hurt ownage and this isn't about being PRO motion controls. this is being able to look at Move objectively as a piece of hardware if you are unable to grasp that, thats no surprise...considering your IQ ;)
LOOOOL oh man that was classic BUBBLES!!! 4 EVERY ONE but seinfan he got Owned XD
Good one. Congrats on earning a 6th bubble you comedian you.
Solely to give you a bubble and an agree. Nice avatar btw. Peace pillville.
Wow IN YOUR FAAAAACCCEEE! lmao.. Bubs pill..
but seeing this reply was too funny to just go by. i logged in to tell you to keep up with these entertaining posts :]]]] +bubbles!!!
see how wrong you always are? You had over a hundred disagrees in a few comments in this story. Now, generally speaking, I don't put much faith in N4G comment agree/disagree statistics, but this is too telling based on my nightmarish encounter with you a couple weeks ago. You're a sick and pathetic individual with bigoted feelings towards the disabled (and you suck at arguing, remember?)... Silly, silly boy. Down to 3 bubbles...has the reality of your grand failure set in, kid?
seinfan just got owned by Pillville
no he didn't it was a stupid reply
they gave the Performance 8.5 then they said ""Motion tracking is incredibly accurate...assuming you're playing the right game."" that means the hardware (software) is incredibly accurate thats a 10/10 lol very poor review.
Just wait until they do the Kinect review - Nearly never gets the object identified - Lags like hell Performance: 9.5/10
He's truth trolling.
not for kinect or move argument but on general principal about review scores being all over the place, like shhit on a farm. Especially the ones that seemingly contradict what was written or said in the review.
But they'll have a BS excuse like "MS promised us that Kinect has a lot of potential so we have to give it a 9, because you never know it COULD turn out really good."
Exactly, btk... They have been praising Kinect for its potential, even though it hasn't showed it yet, or even given a hint that it is there. It may have it but, as it stand right now, no one knows. Yet, the Move has proven that it can do a lot more, and be a better techonlogy, but they just ignore it. They try to downgrade it by calling it wii HD. I am pretty sure that next generation a lot of people, specially "journalists" are going to look back at the PS3 with regret about having it downgraded so much.
Here's the problem, people look at kinect and their imaginations start to draw parrallels between concepts they have only dreamed of in games and the promise of kinect to deliver on them... In reality though they just cant pull this concept off without making kinect expensive.. Honestly kinect "HAS" potential that just cant be tapped without sacrificing price.. Kinect, when it was still called natal, had on board processing that would allow for much more compelling games but the price of this configuration was to high for mass marketing.. Hence they pulled the processor and slapped the "casual" moniker on it.. Sonny really played this one brilliantly by slowly developing the tech behind move. By releasing the eye toy and the ps eye they not only gained valuable experience but it bolstered the r&d dollars to improve the tech.. Now we have a motion control setup that takes the best of both the wii and kinect and delivers at a very affordable price.. No matter what the haters say sony's hardware is the best in the business...
Yes, because we obviously need to be throwing around perfect scores more often. It's worked so well for the quality of reviews this gen. /s
I agree, we need more realistic reviews...the accuracy is great, but it's not perfected yet in all games (software). 8.5 is fair. Once it progresses it will probably get to 9.5-10..but right now 8.5 is sound.
I would give the performance a 9 plus, Move just needs more and better games. Sony really nailed this motion controller thing.
Fantastic controller that works with hardcore games.
So Sports champions is hardcore? Harry potter games are hardcore? SO basically since Move got released 80% of the Wii library just became hardcore... Too funny.
SOCOM 4 KZ3 Dead space 2 move Resident evil 5 move edition TimeCrisis Heroes on the Move Now GTFO!
Seferoth dude, you are too bitter. It is already reported by people that actually bought MOVE (I'll get mine tomorrow) that even games like Table Tennis can be unforgiving and very realistic. So yeah, SC can be hardcore, definitely not for grandmas and 5 year kids. "80% of the Wii library just became hardcore..." No that is not true. That library is still as casual as ever.
why you guys always forget MAG?it's the first hardcore game that's supporting move..in the beta at least!
im pretty sure jleack said works with hardcore games not every game thats uses move is a hardcore game i think ur either jumping the gun or very very defensive seferoth(maybe check ur spelling too seferoth wtf?)
Killzone 3 looks pretty hardcore from where I am sat and soon enough I will be sat controlling that beauty with Move
motion games can be "hardcore" too. If you actually have to do the moves and not flail around, or if the game doesn't hold your hand and wii-wii through the entirety of a game. but it doesn't matter in the end as long as you are having fun who cares.
Gladiator duel in sports champions is very physical and gets very intense.. Its not a "flail your arms and beat your opponent senseless" You actually have to parry, dodge, counter and just outmaneuver your opponnent just to get an opportunity to strike.. But that aside socom 4, mag, heavy rain, resident evil 5, killzone 3, r.u.s.e., gran turismo 5(head tracking), dead space 2, and time crisis razing storm are all very much core oriented titles that puts the wii to shame..
I'm a grown man and I consider Sorcery to be hardcore. That game, for me, is a big reason to get Move.
I like table tennis in real life, and it is KICKING MY ASS ROYALLY. There are flashes of skill every on my part every once in a while, which makes it all the more FRUSTRATING. (Must keep practicing). You really have to orient yourself with how the controller represents the reality on screen. You'd never expect how DEEP it makes a game. I was expecting an 8 before. Now I'd give MOVE a 10! Although...I wouldn't give the games more than an 8.5 (for Tumble). Sports Champions I might give an eight.
They are always down on the PS3 and anything related, what do you expect. I have the move, picked it up this morning & I have not had problem with tracking... I have big windows that let light in to my apartment & it does not cause problem with the move, it actually improved the video quality while playing with EyePet. Haven't had to recalibrate once, i've gotten about 2 or so hours play time so far as well. Move was in dev back in 2001 this wasn't something they were like " O hey the wii we need to do that! " I love all the articles saying " hey there are not many good games out for it " yes this might be true to some, on the 22nd of September we have Heavy Rain to play, I've yet to play it it's been sitting on my shelf waiting on Move. 5 days for a blockbuster game to enjoy move on? 5 days to wait? I didn't know anyone could master Sports Champion in 5 days, become bored of it and need a new game that quickly. I'm 100% pleased with my purchase, I have games to play, and even more to come!
lmao.. Sorry but I have to laugh at anyone who buy into the whole 2001 thing. It's just not the smart thing to go with. Started on Move in 2001. Completely dropped it for sixaxis? Yeah right. Only to release it 9 years later and 5 after the Wii remote was shown. Seriously you have to be a fool to think Sony wouldnt say anything when the Wii remote was shown and was an exact copy of their design... No that BS is for fanboys and simple minded fools. IN all honesty you cant really tell me that you seriously buy the fact that a tech giant like Sony got beat to market with their own product.
THE VIDEO SHOWS IT WAS BEING DEVELOPED SINCE 2001 (and since they had something to show at a closed conference in 2001 then that mean it was even in development before 2001!) Stop being an ignorant fool and follow facts please : http://www.youtube.com/watc... Go learn @Yomiro EXACTLY! if it was the other way around,no one would call Nintendo copy cats since they had the almighty power glove,which the Atari Le Stick came before it but both failed miserably !