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Patent hints at possible new PS4 Move controller

Sony could be preparing a new version of its Move controller for PS4. That’s if a patent unearthed by CVG for a device called a ‘Flat Joystick Controller’ that bears more than a passing resemblance to the PS3’s Move but features a touchpad style interface on the front. "A controller …

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Microsoft unveils Digits – a Power Glove for the 21st century

The next stage in the motion control revolution could be upon us. Kinect is able to do a pretty decent job of tracking our body movements, but it falls down when it comes to precision movement. That’s where Digits come into it. New Scientist reports that the project, headed by …

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Kinect and Move implementation was not a distraction for FIFA 13 devs

One of the new elements in FIFA this year is the inclusion of Kinect and Move. But is this really what FIFA needs? Or are these just introductions to please the platforms holders? It could have been a distraction, but we as a team always endeavor to ensure that what …

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Leap promises a revolution in motion-control technology

A brand new peripheral is threatening to eclipse the advances made by technologies such as Kinect. Called Leap, the small device – which connects via USB and is about the size of a flash drive – is said by its developers to be 200x more accurate than any other motion …

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Wii Remote sales to soar with Play sequel

Nintendo has predicted sales of Wii Remote Plus will jump when mini-game collection Wii Play: Motion is released this Friday (June 24th). It’s the sequel to one of the best-selling games of all time – Wii Play – a 2006 Wii launch title. This went on to sell tens of …

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Wiive led the way with motion control

David Yarnton says Wii U sceptics will be silenced once they’ve played it and as third-party support keeps ramping up. Talking to MCV at E3 last week just after the console’s unveiling, he dismissed the initial doubts about the introduction of another new control system. ”Nintendo’s always been innovative with …

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Wii Play: Motion arrives in June

Nintendo has announced that Wii Play: Motion will be released in the UK on June 24th. The game was only announced earlier this month and will soon be winging its way to UK shelves. It features twelve mini-games designed to show off the capabilities of Nintendo’s Wii Remote Plus and …

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Why Crysis 2 doesn’t support Move

Crysis 2 will push the console visual envelope when its released next month, but one thing it won’t do is add weight to the growing motion control movement. And developer Crytek says that’s because it simply doesn’t see motion control as the right suitor for FPS games at this moment …

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Motion control ‘the future’ of FPS

The arrival of Killzone 3 on February 25th marks a big step forward for traditional console gaming and motion controllers. In fact, Guerilla Games believes that it could be the beginning of a new future for the first person shooter genre. "I think, as this develops, in a few years …

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Kinect firm makes PC motion controller

Kinect creators PrimeSense Immersive Natural Interaction has revealed a new Kinect-like motion camera for the PC. Called the WAVI Xtion, much like Kinect it will allow users to control an array of core functionality through gesture and voice, with the express intention of "extending PC usage to the living room". …

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