In what can only be a desperate move to shift more units of the PlayStation Move, Sony is expected to unveil PC support for its motion controller at this year's Game Developers Conference. With Microsoft's Kinect selling over 8 million units in its first 60 days and hobbyists spawning all those incredible hacks, Sony's likely shaking in its pants right now.
Sony isn't the first name that comes to mind when I hear about a new gun, but then again, who would have thought the Japanese electronics company would become a major camera manufacturer a few years ago.
The Wii made motion control a big deal with its Wiimotes. Now, four years later, the system is starting to show its age and competitors are sneaking in, such as Sony's more accurate Move and Microsoft's controller-less Kinect. Where can we go next? A group of students have an idea after taking a cue from Avatar.
You got me. I didn't expect Sony's PlayStation 3 Move motion controller to gain much traction, but I was wrong. Sony released some figures that suggest otherwise — it shipped 2.5 million of the motion controllers in a mere 30 days.
Ever since the Nintendo Wii become a hit, it was pretty inevitable that Sony would eventually release its own motion-sensitive interface for the PS3. That day has finally come with Sony's official unveiling of the long-anticipated PlayStation Move.
The motion controller formerly known as Sphere is now the PlayStation Move, and Sony has come out swinging (literally) with loads of new information about the device. It still looks like a Wiimote with a little ball on top (and...