PlayStation Move Motion Controller
Way better than the Wii...
I owned the Wii for a long time until my dad saw the PS Move, and said he wanted it. The week PS Move came out, my dad and I watched a review video on YouTube, and made our final decision. We unplugged the Wii took it to GameStop traded it in with all our Wii Games, and got around $100. We bought the Sports Champions bundle, brought it home and set it up. The controller feels so natural in your hand, unlike the brick Wii controller. It's way more responsive and accurate, then the Wii. You can't wrist flick; You have to do the whole motion. That makes it so much more realistic. Overall it's a great product, and the games are less than normal priced PS3 games. Only can is that there isn't any notable games out yet, and the controllers cost really racks up when your buying more than 1.They cost around $50 or $60 each.
#1 Motion-Sensing controller of all time. AAA+
I bought my first Motion controller from Wal-mart and EyePet weeks ago and it was awesome. I'm planning to buy a big bundle from GameStop and games for it. I give this controller a AAA+. Enjoy playing with it because it is better than Wii controllers.
Move Will Beat Out Wii and Kinect
I bought 2 Move controllers and Sports Champions to try it out. I must say the Move is better than I had hoped and puts the Wii controller to shame with respect to accuracy, ergonomics, and potential. The price is a bit much since anyone with a family will likely want 4 controllers, but that brings it to only $50 more than buying an XBox Kinect. From what I have read and heard, I don't think the Kinect will be accurate enough and will require more peripherals to branch into hardcore gaming. I found ping pong to be amazingly accurate, especially having played real ping pong a lot in the past. This is thanks to well-made accelerometers and a gyroscope in the Move, which the Wii Motion Plus fails to match. Oh, and the HD graphics put the Wii to shame! Mark my words...PS3 Move will win the war of the motion controllers! Now if only better games for it would come out, but that will come with time. Also, I own all 3 systems and I don't own any stock, so no bias here...just my honest analysis!
Nothing Like wii or Xbox Understand the facts!
The PS move is almost nothing like the Kinect or Wii. the Move looks at you with the eye in a 3D perspecrtive. this way it sees the ball ontop of the move controller as a point in space and see it even if it is not pointed at the screen. the Wii uses a lazer in the front of the corntroller so the senser bar only sees the controller when it is looking right at the screen (or wherever the bar is). And sony didnt steal the motion sensor it was actually there idea that they developed through the eye toy. if anything the wii stole motion sensing from sony. Now kinekt is kind of cool. it has sensors that look at infa red, scaners, and a sensor that sees your skelatal structure (not like a Xray) so in this way it can pick up your movements without a controller... but this means there is a lot of lag and it isnt pin point acuracy like the move. also there is no way to move in Kinect. so esentually there is just going to be a lot of wii like games with better graphics. Sony on the other hand brodend their reach and have many possibilities... if they play it right.
At the E3 Expo Sony had unveiled 2 main products. The first being 3D TV, and also a motion controller called the PlayStation Move. When I first took a glance at the weird design I thought back to November 19, 2006. When the Wii came out many of the consumers thought that it would have 1 to 1 tracking. Instead the Wii Remote had a built in accelerometer which could only track movement and not positioning (now fixed by the Wii MotionPlus). What I was thinking about this motion controller was if it would end up like the Wii and have mostly third-party platform games. As I saw the presentation that Sony gave at E3 I soon realized that this would be something completely different. As I mentioned earlier the Wii only tracks motion, but what the Move does is that it sees the player in virtual reality with the PlayStation Eye Camera (which is already being sold). The big unnecessary light at the top of the controller is tracked by the camera to give a true-to-life feel to the Move. The Wii MotionPlus has already done for that for the Wii but not as accurately. Also , unlike the Wii MotionPlus, Sony has confirmed about 20 games to be available by at least 2011. This proves that this won't be just another discontinued add-on. What I thought was really creative was the combined technology of 3D and the PlayStation Move, which has been produced into games like Killzone 3 and The Fight: Lights Out. What I don't think that the Move is ready for is Kinect from Xbox. Kinect produces an entirely new type of motion game that doesn't a controller. What I'm worried about with Kinect is its lack of game conformation and also the heavy price. If you haven't already bought a new Xbox 360 Slim, and still have the "original" Xbox 360 like most consumers you have to buy a separate adapter and the Kinect for it to work on your 360. At its release I think only die hard 360 consumers will buy the add-on. The Move, with its extremely low price tag, on release will probably get many sales and has already gotten many pre-orders. Overall the PS3 is just gaining momentum on its console, and I'm sure there is more to come. I also do have to thank the Wii. Without Nintendo's creative thinking, I'm sure neither the Move nor Kinect would exist. The Wii had the very first motion control scheme on the market, and people will remember that for years to come. The PlayStation Move will be available on September 19, 2010 for $49.99 and the Sub Controller for $29.99 at your local GameStop.
A Classic Socom Junky....
I just hope Socom 4 lives up to Socom 1............For those of you posting that have not figured it out, the multicolor light ball on the end is for multiplayer precision. The ball says exactly where you are in space, and what motions the controller is making. this is how they get the precision. Instead of making up facts, stick to actual science. To the rest of you, enjoy the newest in a revolution of gaming devices. It is not, in any way, a copy of the wii remote. Accuracy will be far better. The Wii Remote used infrared for the semi accurate games like resident evil. The Move uses that Eye toy to measure the ball at the end of the controller, and calculates position based on telemetry sent through the servos onboard. I must say that I haven't used the Wii remote since the new accuracy attachment has been created. This might have corrected some of the inaccuracy, but I don't know.
I bought Move while my kids were at school and had it ready when they got home. My daughter who is not a big gamer at all fell in love with eye pet while my boys wanted to just battle it out in sports champion. The first thing we noticed was how percise the controls were and my kids fell in love with the HD saying why can't Wii games look this good. My wife even got in on the action and she hates video games which is shocking in itself bc these poor games only bring us joy lol. The games were cheaper than normal ps3 titles and offered the level of engagement my 3 children crave from videogames. While move has pleased my young gamers and made them put the Wii away, I look forward to seeing how well the move will please use more hardcore fans. 2 thumbs up Move goodnight Wii for now until another mario comes.
The Truth about the Move!
The truth about the Move. If I had to choose between the Move, Kinect, or the Wii, I would choose the Move. It’s not the most revolutionary and not a marvel achievement for the video game industry, but it is a step in the right direction for motion controls and is a motion control peripheral that is done right.
Sorry fanboys. It’s not I dislike Microsoft’s Kinect. I like it and its fun. I had an Xbox 360 but the thing broke 6 times for me. Kinect is a revolution in motion gaming and is something for everyone to experience. How it works is quite interesting which is a step up from the Eyetoy, Sony did in 2000. The games that were launched for it kind of made me questioned Microsoft looking at gamers to find what the gamers truly want to experience with Kinect. I am sure Microsoft will come up with more fun games for all gamers that will be fun for everyone for the Kinect sometime soon. The time is not right now.
For the Wii, the Wii has been out for more than 5 years with no competition. The time has come for Sony and Microsoft to finally get into the game with their motion control line up. Don't get me wrong, Wii is still fun and will always be another console to choose from between the three consoles, but so many of the games and the controls for the Wii are cartoonish, clunky, and childish, and most of the games haven’t bridged a gap between hardcore and casual gamers yet. Maybe some time soon, Nintendo will try and make the Wii for all hardcore and casual gamers alike.
Finally, for Sony and the Move, this is the right direction for Sony. The Move brings so much more to games than the Wii and Kinect ever did. Sure the Move controller may look and feel like it’s the counterparts to the Wii controllers, but it’s not. The Move tracks your body through the Playstation Eye camera, much like Kinect, while keeping track on how big the glowing orb on top is and the motions the gyroscopes are going through inside the motion controllers in your hands making it that you can “move” around in the 3rd dimension with 1:1 precision accuracy. The Wii could never do this sort of thing because it never had a camera to track the gamer, and Kinect can’t do this either with precision playing games since it has no controller. You need controllers to play games. No one wants to make their hand in a form of gun and play a first person shooter. It’s not fun. I would like a controller over my hand-shaped gun any day. The Move may act like the Wii and may use a camera to track gameplay movements like the Kinect, but the Move is both of these combined that works seamlessly. The games for the Move were indeed questionable, but they are fun for everyone. Many more games still to come for different gamers: Killzone 3, Sorcery, LittleBigPlanet 2, and on and on. The Move brings a whole new experience to anyone who owns a Playstation 3. With power the Move has with the Playstation 3 console, games could go really far and wide using the Move in different genres of games, almost realistic graphics, and an awesome entertainment system full of movies, music and photos all on the Playstation 3, and all the while, the Move would be moving you closer into the games.
If you want to get the Move, don’t stop from anyone telling you, “It’s just a copy…it won’t work.” It does work really well. If you want to get a Kinect instead of the Move or the Wii instead of the Move, good ahead and get whatever make you feel good. It’s not about the motion controls…it’s about the games. As Kevin Butler says “I love gaming.”
Welcome to the next stage in gaming evolution!
The Playstation Move is unbelievably accurate and fun. As you play you learn that it picks up even the slightest movement. For example while playing Ping Pong a slight twist of the wrist will add English to the ball and send it flying in another direction. I did encounter some problems with calibration on a couple of the game demos that came on the bonus disc in the Sports Champions Move bundle. Tiger Woods did not seem to function at all with the Move controller and in TV Superstars after calibrating the cursor just kept moving to the left and would not work correctly. But these are just demos and I'm sure they'll workout the bugs in the final products. It does seem strange that they didn't do enough testing to ensure that the demos would work though. The games that do work are phenomenal. I look forward to titles like The Fight and Tron.
Obviously most commenters know NOTHING about the tech...The lit ball at the end is so the playstation eye camera can track your position in space, that means along all planes laterally...it can tell you're moving the controller towards the screen or away because of that "stupid little ball" Wii cannot do that, even with Motion Plus. The fact that is doesn't use infared to track movement is what sets this apart from the Wii. True 1 to 1 motion control, capable of tracking a change in 1 degree of movement...that's impressive. Also when you take into account that Sony has been developing this tech since 2004-5 how can you say it's copying the Wii, it takes advances in technology to be able to release something like this. It wasn't until the LED lights that color the ball became alot cheaper that Sony could cost efficiently put something like this on market. I'd rather have time put into something done right than rush it out the door to capitalize on what's popular. And really with a solid tech companies can release solid titles, and SOLID TITLES are what will make or break something like this. And i'm not trying to bash the Wii at all, it's what started the motion control phase. All i'm saying is that all 3 companies are in it now, and all 3 bring something else to the table. Honestly i hope they all succeed.