- As expected
, Sony Europe has demonstrated its PlayStation 3 Motion Controller at the Develop Conference
in Brighton... which runs from July 14 to 16, 2009.
At SCEE's coding keynote presentation, the company stressed that the hardware is still a prototype. The PS3 Motion Controller
was shown with the same Zelda-style bow and arrow demo seen at E3.
To quote: Sitting in the front row, our impressions of the motion mapping indicate that the system definitely has room for improvement; the spatial accuracy of the pulling back of the bow didn't match the on-screen action precisely, and other wii-like inaccuracies were obvious.
That said, there's plenty of time for SCEE to get it right, and we were lucky to see the controller at all given that it spent the last four days in customs after getting shipped in from the US.
"It can track true 3D, whereever I move it will fully track on every axis," explained SCEE developer services boss Kish Hirani
In a demo of the archery game shown at E3, SCEE's Colin...