Motion Control

Sony’s Move Sells Around 1.5 Million in Europe, Far Less in the US

Sony’s Move Sells Around 1.5 Million in Europe, Far Less in the US

Sony's Move, the motion sensing peripheral for the PlayStation 3 has been out for awhile now, and while it may not have seen big sales number for its first day out, it looks like the momentum is certainly building for the accessory. At least, that's what the numbers look like across the pond in Europe, as Andrew House, of Sony Europe, has come forward to say that Move sales in that region are looking very good.

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Sony Move Won’t See Big Day One Sales, According to Sony

Sony Move Won’t See Big Day One Sales, According to Sony

When you're launching a new product, it's usually a good idea to be generally excited about it. Or, if anything else, just have the high hopes that it's going to sell a bunch of the thing on day one, so you can sit back in your nice comfortable chair smiling smugly to yourself. Apparently to Sony Computer Entertainment's Vice President, Ray Maguire, that's just not what he wants to do. Instead, he has a rather bleak outlook on Move, and its day one sales.

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Sony PlayStation 3 Slim 160GB Model, 320GB Move Bundle Releasing This Fall

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim 160GB Model, 320GB Move Bundle Releasing This Fall

There had been a few grumblings going around that Sony's PS3 Slim was about to get some changes to the Hard Drive variants. And while GameStop independently confirmed this for a little while, those ads were quickly pulled. But the rumors didn't stop. And good thing, too -- considering that they turned out to be true. Sony has just announced that there will not only be a 160GB model, but also a 320GB Move bundle coming to market this Fall.

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Microsoft Kinect Launching in UK on November 10

Microsoft Kinect Launching in UK on November 10

It's been a couple of months since Microsoft officially announced Kinect -- which was previously known as Project Natal. Since then, there's been a few speculations here and there about when the motion-controller peripheral would find its way to the UK. Today, Microsoft has come forward and announced the date that UK gamers should expect to see their living room invaded by their arm-waving friends.

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PlayStation Move Gets Unboxed, Features 8 Demos in Promotional Kit

PlayStation Move Gets Unboxed, Features 8 Demos in Promotional Kit

Sony's PlayStation Move is just about ready to hit retail shelves, so it's no surprise that promotional kits are starting to make their way to some testers out there in the wild. In this case, it looks like they managed to get the boxed units that will make their way to Europe later this year (minus one demo, interestingly enough). Inside the kit, Phil (who was lucky enough to get the promo kit) found two Move controllers, one demo disc, and one PlayStation Eye camera. The interesting bit comes on that demo disc, as well as the User Interface you see in the image below.

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Nintendo Wii Classic Controller in Gold Included in Goldeneye 007 Classic Edition

Nintendo Wii Classic Controller in Gold Included in Goldeneye 007 Classic Edition

When most video game players think about First Person Shooters (FPS), one of the highest-ranking titles is Goldeneye. It's present on the Nintendo 64 way back in the day was an explosive one, and it provided countless hours of gaming bliss for a countless number of players out there. With the announcement that Goldeneye would be getting a new breath of life for the Nintendo Wii, people started immediately wondering how it would play with the Wii's motion controller. Well, you can also go the "classic" route, if you want -- and it even includes a Classic Controller to go along with it.

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Microsoft’s Kinect Dismantled and Peered Into, Results Are Impressive

Microsoft’s Kinect Dismantled and Peered Into, Results Are Impressive

Now that a new patent has shown its face on the Internet, and we know that the Kinect is fully capable of recognizing sign language (which just opens so many doors, it's almost ridiculous), why don't we take a look inside the device itself? Just like with any other proper piece of technology out there, the tear-down is inevitable. While this one may not be as in-depth as many of the others out there, it's good enough for now. And, happily enough, it wields some pretty interesting pieces of intel.

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PlayStation Move Starter Pack Features 9 Demos in the UK

PlayStation Move Starter Pack Features 9 Demos in the UK

While we consider the truth behind a recent rumor of a smaller hard drive bundled together with PlayStation's Move motion-based controller, we're now hit with another piece of news. Sony is bringing plenty of bundles to the marketplace once Move launches, but it looks like the same Starter Pack that's seeing both US and UK-based launches is getting a bit of a switch-up once it launches.

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