Sony is making a play for motion control dominance.
The entertainment and technology giant this week unveiled the Move, a small device that looks like a microphone and represents Sony's bid to gain control over the motion controller wars. Those wars are currently led by Nintendo, with its Wii controller, although many think they will be dominated by Microsoft and its Project Natal controller system.
To Sony, releasing the Move is an obvious move for the
PlayStation, given it believes it started the motion controller era with its Eye Toy. Sony held its press conference during the Game Developers Conference here. Now, the Move, which will be available this fall in a starter kit that begins at under $100 for a Move, a PlayStation eye camera, and a game, is its attempt to jump ahead of Microsoft's Natal and to begin winning over Wii users.
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