Tag Archives: control

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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360 gesture control rumours start to mount up

The rumour mill is working overtime ahead of June’s E3 event, and now the Wall Street Journal is the latest to claim that Microsoft will unveil a new game controller at the event. According to the US business publication, "Microsoft is developing a new videocamera for its Xbox 360 videogame …

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Is gesture control the new iPhones big gaming innovation?

Whilst we can be fairly certain a new iPhone is on the way this June or July, most likely packing a 3.2 megapixel camera, gyroscope and larger internal memory, it’s anyone’s guess what else Apple has planned – but new documents suggest motion tech could be at the heart of …

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Big SingStar update takes to the stage

Sony will tomorrow release a free update for the PS3 version of SingStar that will bring with it a host of improvements to the game – including for the first time PS3 Trophy support. CasualGaming.biz has the full story – and it’s all just one tiny click of the mouse …

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Motion control gaming heading to N-Gage

Perhaps its a case of ‘if you can’t beat ’em join ’em’ – Nokia has taken a leaf out of Nintendo’s book for a new strategy of motion controlled games on N-Gage. The first game to take advantage of the new functions is an upgraded version 3D game Bounce Boing …

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Sony dates SingStar Wireless Mics

Having leaked the news via its MySpace page last December, Sony has officially confirmed the existence of brand new Wireless SingStar microphones, adding that they will be released to UK retail on March 20th. In addition, PS3 users will also be able to take advantage of a brand new voice-only …

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Pikmin and Mario Tennis dated for Wii

Nintendo has announced the UK release date of the first two GameCube titles scheduled to receive the Wii-control makeover treatment – Pikmin and Mario Power Tennis. To find out what they are, click here to visit CasualGaming.biz.

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Motion control comes to PC gaming

With Nintendo’s investment in motion control seemingly redefining the rules of the current console market, opening up the sector to whole new generation of casual gamers in the process, Mgestky is now trying to do the same for PC gaming. To read the full story, click here to set your …

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