E3 2010 Articles

PlayStation announced Move motion controller

PlayStation MoveE3 2010 is finished, but we didn’t want to end this important week without one last announcement from there: PlayStation Move.

Move is a motion-sensing game controller developed by PlayStation for their 3-rd generation of consoles and claims to be better than Nintendo WII one. As you may see from the left picture, this motion system  has two components: Motion controller and Navigation one. Both use Bluetooth 2.0 wireless radio communication and an internal lithium-ion battery(charged by USB) to communicate with PlayStation unit. You can you use up to four move controllers same time.

The motion controller allows the user to interact with the game wirelessly with motion and positioning sensors through PlayStation Eye Camera. The color changing rubber sphere from the top of this controller helps PlayStation to track your position in 3D space with 3 coordinates(X, Y, Z).

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E3 2010: Nintendo 3DS means glasses free 3D display

Nintendo 3DSE3 2010 is still running at Las Vegas and we are glad enough to give you some of the latest innovations featured on the stage. Yesterday was the time for Nintendo to present the next Gaming device, called 3DS.

Nintendo released DS in 2004 and changed the way users experienced games. After that, another major release was the WII console that was the first motion controlled gaming console.

This week at E3 the new portable gadget sends Gaming industry to the next level: 3D.

The top screen is an LCD display with 3.53-inches and  supports 800 x 240 pixel resolution. We almost forgot to tell you, the display has 3D view, whom can be activated or deactivated by switch button located on the right side(400 pixels are allocated for each eye to enable 3D viewing). Above the 3D screen is situated the inner camera and on the sides there are Stereo Speakers.

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Microsoft Kinect sets a new level for consoles

Microsoft KinectBig news today: Microsoft Kinect(previous named Project Natal) is the next trend in consoles. The new Microsoft sensor was announced at Los Angeles during E3 and claims to be an entirely new way to experience entertainment in the living room.

The sensor connects to any Xbox 360 device and through it’s camera, audio and motion sensors tracks 48 points of body movements.

With this new add-on you have the ability to control every move inside the game: “You simply step in front of the sensor and Kinect sees you move, hears your voice and recognizes your face.”

A demo of Project Natal has been announced last year during E3 and everybody was eager to see if this was as Microsoft promised. We were able to see Milo being raised in front of the TV or a family which could play a Formula 1 game.

Starting today, Kinect is the official name of the sensor and some of the details can be seen directly from the games that were featured during the event

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