E3 2009: Sony Reveals PS3 Motion Sensor Control
At Sony's E3 2009 press conference they kept up with the controller-less gaming trend and revealed a new motion sensor control system.
In order to provide gamers with a "gaming experience closer to real life than anything we've seen," Sony has unveiled a motion sensing control system for the PlayStation 3. The thing combines the PlayStation Eye camera with a controller and allows one-to-one tracking as well as allowing scanning of objects in a game. Seems to me like a cross between the Nintendo's Wii MotionPlus and Microsoft's webcam motion controller.
Sony showed off a number of tech demos, including a sword-fighting game, tennis, a painting game, archery, a real-time strategy title and a first person shooter. The system will be available in spring 2010.
Microsoft's Project Natal has been garnering a lot of attention and makes use of a motion sensor technology as well.