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"Natal to outsell Arc by 10-to-1"

Microsoft’s Natal will thoroughly outpace Sony’s Motion Controller when the pair are released later this year – that’s the prediction of industry analyst Michael Pachter. Speaking to PS3Centre.net, Pachter reckons that the Xbox 360 attachment could sell anywhere between five and ten times the number of the PS3 device. I …

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PS3 Motion Controller demo at GDC

Sony is set to demonstrate the latest version of its motion controller prototype at this year’s Game Developers Conference in March. The unveiling will give a rare public presentation of the unfinished peripheral, which was first unveiled at last year’s E3 event. The full story can be read on Develop.

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Wii price cut needed immediately, analyst claims

Despite the last Wii price cut arriving as recently as last September, one analyst has claimed that nintendo needs to drastically reduce Wii’s RRP as soon as possible or else face market share erosions at the hands of Microsoft’s Natal and Sony’s PS3 Motion Controller. Nintendo built the majority of …

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Monster Hunter gets controller bundles

Nintendo has announced that the Classic Controller Pro will be bundled in two new SKUs to coincide with the release of Capcom’s Monster Hunter Tri. The peripheral is an alternative version of its traditional Wii joypad that boasts re-arranged shoulder button and Dualshock-style grips at the bottom. It was first …

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Sony delays Motion Controller

PlayStation platform holder Sony has confirmed that its upcoming PS3 Motion Controller will not now be launched until the autumn. We have decided to release the Motion Controller in fall 2010 when we will be able to offer an exciting and varied line-up of software titles that will deliver the …

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Is the PlayStation Wand called ‘Arc’?

With brands such as Wii and Natal already trading off their recognisable names, Sony’s still anonymous motion controller is in desperate need of a title – and rumours are suggesting that ‘Arc’ is the moniker being lined up. VG247 claims to have the information on good authority from a concrete …

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Sony: Natal cant match PS3 wand

Ahead of the year that will see all three platform holders take to the motion-control battleground, Sony America’s head of PlayStation marketing John Koller has boldly predicted that neither Nintendo’s existing Wii or Microsoft’s upcoming Natal will be able to match Sony’s ambitions in the merging tech space. Quite honestly, …

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PlayStation Motion Controller named?

Maybe he mis-spoke, maybe it was a slip of the tongue – or maybe, just maybe, EA boss John Riccitiello has accidentally leaked the name of Sony’s upcoming WiiMote contender, which until now has simply been referred to as the PlayStation motion Controller. In the coming year, both Sony and …

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Blaze reveals PS3 motion controller

Blaze will release a motion-sensing controller for PlayStation 3, MCV can reveal. The Blaze PS3 Motion Freedom 3D Controller boasts a design similar to Nintendo’s Wii Remote, but features a directional D-pad, analogue stick and a full selection of controls found on the traditional PS3 pad. The Blace PS3 Motion …

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Resi 5 Directors Cut announced

Joystiq reports that the game was demoed at Capcom’s Tokyo Game Show presentation last night and is due for release alongside the controller in spring of next year. A number of other titles are also in line to support the new hardware, including both a number of previously unannounced titles …

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