You can basically tell the entire story of the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 console generation with Internet memes … so that’s what we did.
This year saw the continued evolution of three consumer technologies — autostereoscopy, touch sensing, and motion sense – with direct application in the gaming world.
Sony said today it has sold more than 50 million PlayStation 3 consoles to date and shipped more than 8 million PlayStation Move motion-sensing controllers.
Microsoft’s Kinect motion control system for the Xbox 360 has surpassed 10 million units sold, with more than 10 million Kinect standalone games sold as well, the company announced today.
Sony’s newly launched Killzone 3 video game for the PlayStation 3 promised to be a big step up in first-person shooting sci-fi combat. You can play the game in stereoscopic 3D and use the PlayStation Move motion-sensing controller for more immersive realism. But while those elements make the game experience innovative, they don’t make up for shortcomings elsewhere.
Thanks to strong demand over the Black Friday weekend, Microsoft said it has sold more than 2.5 million units of its Kinect motion-sensing system for the Xbox 360.
The holiday selling season is about to kick off and, slow economy or not, tech gadgets are going to be high on the wish list for a lot of us. At VentureBeat, we like gifts that work, that are fun, and that are affordable.
The newest motion-control systems from Microsoft and Sony are starting to be in short supply as the busy holiday shopping season approaches.
Microsoft launched its long-awaited Kinect motion-control system tonight at midnight Eastern time with a huge dance party in Times Square.
Sony said today that its North American division has shipped more than a million PlayStation Move accessories to retailers in the peripheral’s first month on the market.
Sony has launched the PlayStation Move, a handheld, cable-free gadget which detects a video-game player’s movements. Can a more accurate motion-sensing device succeed in getting both casual and hardcore gamers off the couch?
Here’s our roundup of the week’s tech business news. First, the most popular stories VentureBeat published in the last seven days:
Microsoft’s XBox 360 finally claimed the top sales spot for August, and now the company has high hopes for its Kinect motion-sensing controller for the console. It’s estimating it will sell 3 million Kinect controllers by the end of this year.