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We'd be lying if we didn't say we're a bit worried about the future of gaming controllers. Between the Nintendo's MotionPlus, Microsoft's Project Natal and Sony's ... erm ... motion thing, our precious game pads get more and more antique looking every day. And according to a recent patent filed by...

July 3rd 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony sent out some details on the PlayStation Motion Controller to its developers, according to Kotaku, revealing some information about the device that we didn't know. We regret to inform you, however, that said information does not include a) the real name of the thing, or b) the real shape.The de...

June 22nd 2009 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Sony's motion-controller technology for PS3 isn't new; in fact, it dates back to the dawn of the PS2's EyeToy. Well before PS3 was ever announced, Dr. Richard Marks, EyeToy / PlayStation Eye creator, was demoing gesture-based, motion-tracking gameplay on PS2 -- using a colored ball and a camera. So...

June 17th 2009 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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It's real, folks. We first learned of EyePet over a year ago, and approached it with both excitement and skepticism. When we had a chance to see EyePet running on PS3 live, we were blown away at how what we originally thought was a concept video had been completely real all along.For those not in t...

June 4th 2009 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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With the exception of LittleBigPlanet and The Eye of Judgment, there hasn't been much reason to dust off the Eye. Well, put it to work! Get the camera off its lazy butt and have it become a fully functional PC webcam. The NUI Group is offering detailed instructions on how to get the Eye camera to w...

September 29th 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation Eye is looking to get its own minigame compilation, much like the EyeToy's EyeToy Play launch title, if Curve Studio's website is to be believed. On the list of games the developer has made, it shows a title named Play Factory which includes "six individual games developed for the P...

August 26th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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click the monkey Our biggest problem with Sony's AIBO robotic dog was that, well ... it wasn't fake enough! Though it wasn't able to soil the floor, you could still touch it or (perish the thought!) pick it up. So it's with great interest that we bring you news of EyePet, a "responsive virtual pet w...

August 20th 2008 at 6:15pm 0 Comments

Download to PSP Do you love puppies and kittens? How about virtual puppies and kitties? If you do you, you might enjoy the new Eyepet game that's just been announced. Check it out in the video above.It's a virtual pet game that allows gamers to interact with their pet by utilizing the PlayStation Ey...

August 20th 2008 at 12:05pm 0 Comments
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Famitsu is reporting that the PlayStation Eye will soon be heading to Japan. The peripheral is currently only available in a bundle with Eye of Judgment, but come July 24th this new software bundle will be unleashed within the region. The bundle, which will cost 5000 yen, will include the PlayStati...

June 4th 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Sorry, Johnny. It seems like Ubisoft Shanghai might have beaten you to the punch with gesture controls in video games. According to Eurogamer, the team has integrated gesture-activated commands into the RTS Tom Clancy's EndWar. Using the Playstation Eye, the PS3 version of the game will allow playe...

May 29th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

If you're a long-time gamer from America, since we're not quite sure these made it overseas, you may have been to a giant arcade/restaurant called Dave and Busters. At these places, they usually had an area in the arcade that had "virtual reality" rings, where they slapped gloves and a big helmet on...

February 28th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Last week, Sony showed off head tracking software for the PlayStation 3 using just the PS Eye camera (via MTV Multiplayer). That's right, no crazy hardware configurations devised by third parties (e.g. Johnny Lee, Electronic Arts), just software that identifies your head and its movement.A represent...

February 27th 2008 at 8:30pm 0 Comments