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9:30 PM on 04.21.2011

Razer Hydra motion controller shipping in June for $140

I hope you didn't forget about the Razer Hydra. It's a motion-control device for PC, which might seem a little unusual at first, but the market is certainly there for this type of controller. Razer and Sixense have announced ...

Jordan Devore

4:40 PM on 04.19.2011

Conquer your food in new Kinect Sports Calorie Challenge

There's new downloadable content available for Kinect Sports on Xbox Live Marketplace. The Calorie Challenge DLC puts you up against food items in events. Yes, your dreams of having a rivalry with a dude in a pizza cost...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:20 PM on 02.08.2011

Guerrilla: Motion control will be in most FPS games

Killzone 3 is among the first 360/PS3 shooters to embrace motion control, with full PlayStation Move support. Developer Guerrilla believes this is but one step toward a waggle-scented future, with motion control destined to b...

Jim Sterling

3:00 PM on 01.15.2011

The Last Story has 'no shake controls', other details

According to a new info dump, the highly anticipated Wii exclusive The Last Story will not use "shake controls". It's also been made clear that the game will not be coming to other consoles because Nintendo worked so closely...

Jonathan Holmes

10:20 AM on 01.13.2011

PrimeSense plans to put motion control into everything

The Israeli company PrimeSense, who built the technology in Microsoft's Kinect motion control system, is now looking put their tech into everything they can. PrimeSense president Aviad Maizels said that the company wants to, ...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:30 AM on 12.06.2010

Sony patents show radically different Move controller

Sony's Move motion control system is not too far removed from that of the Wii, when it comes right down to it. Yes, detecting the wand's position in three dimensions is a huge improvement over Nintendo's effort but the device...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:00 PM on 11.28.2010

Hacked Kinect used to play Super Mario Bros. 1

Here's yet another video of someone using Kinect to do something awesome. Using a PC and some custom-written code, this young man is playing Super Mario Bros. 1 with Microsoft's new un-controller. The controls look a little ...

Jonathan Holmes

2:00 AM on 10.06.2010

Kinect manual confirms you need 6 to 8 feet minimum

VG247 has uploaded photos of the entire Microsoft Kinect manual today and there's some information inside which may affect many users' buying decision. Most significantly is the confirmation that you will require a minimum of...

Conrad Zimmerman

11:00 AM on 09.26.2010

PDC World Championship Darts: Pro Tour has a long name

(In honor of the upcoming Rally to Restore Sanity/March to Keep Fear Alive I shall deliver all the news this weekend twice: First the sane way, and then the fear way. It's the weekend, I get to do stuff like this (I h...

Matthew Razak

7:00 PM on 09.16.2010

Namco announces Body and Brain Connection for Kinect

We got word of a new Kinect title aimed at powering up your noggin from Namco last week, with the famous Dr. Ryuta Kawashima on board, who is behind Nintendo's famous Brain Training series. Today, Namco spilled the rest of th...

Colette Bennett

3:20 PM on 09.09.2010

PAX 10: Long and Holmes Vs. Kung Fu Live!

Child of Eden, the one Kinect game that I really wanted to play at PAX 10, was a no show this year. To make up for that, fate tossed Kung Fu Live! my way, and I loved it. It's basically old-school Mortal Kombat but with bett...

Jonathan Holmes

Hands-on: John Daly ProStroke Golf photo
Hands-on: John Daly ProStroke Golf
by Ben Perlee

When motion control first came out with the Wii, one of the most relaxing activities to take part in was the golf game that came with Wii Sports. It wasn't exactly accurate, and it didn't always work right all the time, but it was an enjoyable and leisurely interpretation of the sport.

That was a few years back, and now we've got games like Tiger Woods for the Wii with Motion Plus support, and things are a lot more complicated. Even more, the PlayStation Move is coming out, and that little device is clearly capable of doing the same amount of stuff as Wii Motion Plus, all tied up in a little HD bow. So golf games are clearly going to support this device, and one of the very first ones is John Daly's Prostroke Golf. It's a fully featured game touted by the accuracy of realistic controls. With motion controlled golf headlined by John Daly, the original bad boy of the sport, I'm sure you want to know how it stands up? Follow the jump to find out.

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First living room impressions: PlayStation Move photo
First living room impressions: PlayStation Move
by Nick Chester

When Sony announced that it would be releasing a motion controller for the PlayStation 3, no one was shocked. The success of the Wii had virtually guaranteed that Nintendo's competitors would start scrambling to enter the motion-controlled space in due time.

Sony had been internally working with motion controls for quite some time (even releasing titles that, paired with the EyeToy, contained rudimentary functionality), but it wasn't until the Game Developers Conference earlier this year that it gave it a name: PlayStation Move. Following the reveal, Sony ushered attending press and developers into a massive room to get their hands on early software.

My first impressions? Underwhelming. The controller's performance was somewhat iffy, likely skewed a bit by poor lighting and 50-plus Bluetooth controllers all vying for air time. And the software? I already had a Wii, thanks. Yes, I was that guy.

But after spending some time with the controller and a batch of software in the comfort of my own living room for the past week or so, my tune has changed. Simply put, I'm impressed by what Sony has to offer; it may have a winner on its hand with PlayStation Move.

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10:40 AM on 08.13.2010

Katamari creator thinks the future for videogames is dark

Keita Takahashi may be famous for making bright, happy games such as Katamari Damacy and Nobi Nobi Boy, but the quirky developer has a bleak and depressing view on the future of the games industry. In fact, he doesn't think h...

Jim Sterling

3:00 PM on 08.11.2010

Sundays with Sagat: How about a shower? Sound good?

[Sundays with Sagat is a video series where a man named Sagat talks to you about videogames. This is serious business.] Last week, Sagat promised to get out of his depression and start being productive again. First though, i...

Jonathan Holmes

2:20 PM on 08.11.2010

Hey Mommy Bloggers, help market PlayStation Move!

Are you a “Mommy Blogger”? You know, a mom who has a blog and you write about mommy things like, uh… shopping, coupons, and other cliché mom-related crap? Well Sony’s looking for you!Social med...

Nick Chester