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I think it's more of a microsoft saying: "our console is the more boring one as it doesn't have motion sensor to make the nex-gen games more nex-gen. so we have to beat everybody by coming out early and get cheaper."
Because games need motion sensing controllers to be fun. All games that came out before the Wii and PS3 weren't any good. Honestly if companies put some work into developing good control schemes it doesn't matter if the controller has motion sensing tech. Yes there are some things the Wii and PS3 can do that the Xbox360 can't but that doesn't mean there aren't great games for it and the other two as well.
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Because games need motion sensing controllers to be fun. All games that came out before the Wii and PS3 weren't any good. Honestly if companies put some work into developing good control schemes it doesn't matter if the controller has motion sensing tech. Yes there are some things the Wii and PS3 can do that the Xbox360 can't but that doesn't mean there aren't great games for it and the other two as well.
Gears of War???? Also what things can PS3 do that the 360 can't??
    
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The PS3 has a motion sensing controller which reads pitch, yaw, and axis rotation.
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The PS3 has a motion sensing controller which reads pitch, yaw, and axis rotation.
But they were just copying Nintendo when they did that. They don't even use it in any of their games....
    
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Actually several of the games in development right now are making use of the motion sensing controller. They weren't just copying Nintendo. Both companies had it in development at the same time. Sony just didn't make it the focus of their console.
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Actually several of the games in development right now are making use of the motion sensing controller. They weren't just copying Nintendo. Both companies had it in development at the same time. Sony just didn't make it the focus of their console.
Thats hard to believe, sorry, I'm just saying that when they first announced the PS3 it had all these cool features, dual hdmi ports, this and that, and then they slowly started to take features away. They needed something to get their console noticed, so they jammed a Blu ray player in there to say, "ours comes with a new generation of HD gaming and movie watching" and they said that they need the blu ray for the games cause they are huge, then we find out resistance which looks like its taking 17. something gigs, is just filled with garbage, and its really only like 4.7 gigs, a standard dvd. Sony is full of lies. From the minute they announced their console to now. And for gosh sakes, make a new controller already. Something that isn't fatiguing on your hands, and is innovative. Or looks a little different. I mean every one of their console releases they always come out with the boom a rang shaped controller, and every time they just go back to the old one. with a different button here. or a different trigger button or something. Okay thats it I'm done ranting.
    
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I didn't say that Sony didn't decide to include the motion sensing technology in the PS3 because of the Wii they clearly did. However they had already been looking into developing it when Nintendo announced the Wii had it so they added it to the list of things the PS3 had to make it look as though it had the innovative controls of the Wii without the "crappy" graphics.
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I didn't say that Sony didn't decide to include the motion sensing technology in the PS3 because of the Wii they clearly did. However they had already been looking into developing it when Nintendo announced the Wii had it so they added it to the list of things the PS3 had to make it look as though it had the innovative controls of the Wii without the "crappy" graphics.
Okay, im just saying that, it seems like they tried to take a little bit from 360 and a little bit from Wii, and just mismashed it together to make the PS3. It sucks that Sony has so much money, other wise I think they would be out of the console wars with this one.
    
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I agree that the PS3 is a mismatched bastard child of "innovation" and if it weren't for Sony's damnable grasp on the Final Fantasy and Metal Gear Solid series I would probably avoid the thing all together. Stupid exclusive franchises.
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I agree that the PS3 is a mismatched bastard child of "innovation" and if it weren't for Sony's damnable grasp on the Final Fantasy and Metal Gear Solid series I would probably avoid the thing all together. Stupid exclusive franchises.
LOL The company that makes MGS just said yesturday that they are gonna be making MGS4 for the 360 and the PS3. And same with Final Fantasy, Square Enix said they would be developing for both consoles.
    
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