Microsoft just did a Wii
Most of the Wii enthusiasts out there love their console and love being able to physically take part in the games. The only drawback, some might feel here is holding that remote in their hands. Rumours abound that there is something brewing inside Microsoft that aims to address this very issue. Microsoft is said to be developing an answer to the Wii for their Xbox 360 console. So what exactly are they developing? It’s a new system that will allow you to control the game through whole body movements.
This step forward has definitely been undertaken to get the edge on the game console market as about 600,000 Nintendo Wii consoles were sold in the US during the month of March 2009; these numbers were higher than Microsoft and Sony sales for their consoles put together.
What Microsoft has cooking is different because they are working on a way to completely eliminate the use of the extra ‘plastic wand’ in the hand. The way they are going about it is throughthe use of a 3D camera which is supposed to give more accurate control of the games.
This new 3D camera is revealed at E3 this year, it is rumoured. It is believed to work using a camera in tandem with IR sensors which will need to be placed around your TV set. Interestingly, even Sony is rumoured to be working on a motion controller. E3 2009 is very interesting indeed.
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