Tag Archives: control

Killzone 3 coming next April?

If all the talk is true, it’s looking as if April 2011 could be one hell of a month for console owners. 1UP claims to have had word that Dutch developer Guerrilla Games is already hard at work on Killzone 3, and that Sony is preparing the title for release …

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Bleszinski heaps praise on Natal

Cult developer and design director at developer Epic Games Cliff Bleszinski has expressed his interest in the motion control movement that’s currently enveloping the console sector, singling out Natal as the technology that interests him most. I find motion controls to be very interesting, very compelling,” he told IGN. The …

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Nintendo: Motion control our core

2010 is set to be the year of motion control. By default, that also means it’s the year that the long-standing dominance of Wii will be tested like never before. But NoA president Reggie Fils-Aime reckons both Sony and Microsoft have a bigger challenge on their hands than they perhaps …

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West and Zampella clarify rights

In a further layer to the already astonishing events of the Activision-Infinity Ward saga, defendants Jason West and Vince Zampella have outlined what they say are the rights afforded to them according to their deal with former bosses Activision. The Memorandum of Understanding gives West and Zampella creative authority over …

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Activision: MW lawsuit meritless

Publisher Activision as labelled the lawsuit filed against them by sacked former Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella as ‘meritless’ Bloomberg reports that the pair are seeking a total of $36m in damages as well as control of the Modern Warfare ‘subset’ of the Call of Duty series …

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Google founders to sell up

The two men who set up internet and cloud computing giant Google are reportedly looking to sell their controlling stake in the tech behemoth, netting themselves around 3.4bn in the process. The BBC reports that Larry Page and Sergey Brin are preparing to sell 10m of their shares over the …

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Sony briefing PS3 motion control to developers

Sony is currently showcasing the PS3’s new motion controller to its development partners, providing extended information on the device’s properties. The new PlayStation Eye-trackable peripheral will integrate force feedback, according to an article at news site Kotaku. The report adds that Sony has already provided face-tracking and head-tracking capability in …

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Tretton: Motion control possible on all PS3 games

As well as revealing his disdain for sensitive info leaks, SCEA CEO Jack Tretton has also suggested that the PS3’s prototype motion controller is more flexible than the Wii’s. Speaking in an interview with news group CNBC Tretton compared Nintendo’s revolutionary Wii remote with Sony’s own post-Sixaxis motion controller. Personally, …

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Microsoft wont ditch the joypad

The industry’s move to embrace motion control does not mean the end of the traditional joypad, Microsoft has asserted. E3 was defined by both Sony and Microsoft’s demonstrations of their new motion-based control options, but neither firm looks set to follow the Wii and ditch the joypad as their primary …

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Sony unveiling new motion-sensing controller tonight?

Sony will unveil its own competitor to the Wii Remote controller at its E3 conference this evening, according to our sources. Allegedly the format-holder has already briefed developers on the device. The new controller has been described to us as being a wand-like device for the PS3. It’s an all …

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