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PS3 Move

Discussion in 'Gaming Fun - The Other Reality' started by trdrjeff, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. trdrjeff

    trdrjeff Icon

    Dec 3, 2007
    Any PS3 owners pick this up yet? I played with it a bit at the Local Fry's. It was pretty fun, good interaction with the systems already stellar graphics. Just with it wasn't so much to get up and running with 2 controllers :(
  2. Codfishjoe

    Codfishjoe AllStar

    Sep 2, 2010
    I've heard also the way its designed using an LED for tracking, the ambient light in the room can affect its accuracy without getting some tweaking/calibrating with the room light and system. And yes, paying for each additional controller is a negative price point.
  3. Sackchamp56

    Sackchamp56 Godfather

    Nov 9, 2006
    I understood it that the use of the colored LEDs is actually designed to prevent issues with ambient light. It can change colors to get better contrast.

    I wont be getting it though unless they prove to be able to integrate it into something other that "casual" games in a meaningful way. Hopefully it goes beyond Wii shovelware.
  4. SteveHas

    SteveHas Hall of Fame

    Feb 6, 2007
    We picked up a set a few weeks back
    its a nice piece of technology, that needs a killer app
  5. flexoffset

    flexoffset Godfather

    Jul 16, 2007
    I've had the move for a while. It's extremely responsive.
    Waiting for a new round of FPS to come along to really see what it's got.
    The ping pong and bocca ball games are really fun to play.

    FWIW, the lighted ball on the end of my Move always glows pink.
  6. drpjr

    drpjr Icon

    Nov 23, 2007
    Has Sony raised the bar or are they just playing catchup with the Wii?
  7. RasputinAXP

    RasputinAXP Kwisatz Haderach of Cordcuttery

    Jan 23, 2008
    One of my buddies says it has issues if it loses sight of the glowy-ball.
  8. ncxcstud

    ncxcstud Icon

    Apr 22, 2007
    Im' interested to see how it works as well. I've got a PS3, though an XBOX 360 as well (and I'm more excited about Kinect).

    We'll see :)
  9. Chris Blount

    Chris Blount Creator of DBSTalk Staff Member Administrator DBSTalk Gold Club

    Jun 22, 2001
    I picked one up over the weekend. It is very responsive. Definitely reminds me of what the Wii does only a little better. It does seem like a "catch up" type technology however. The PS3 Move is technically better than the Wii but with exceptions. You must have the camera and it must be used in a well lit room. You need to calibrate the wand each time you play a game. You must be standing in the camera view.

    SteveHas is right. The PS3 Move now needs a killer app. The games right now are kind of lame.
  10. trdrjeff

    trdrjeff Icon

    Dec 3, 2007
    We finally got a setup last week and I love it so far. Played the gladiator game for a couple hours and felt it the next day, so it definitely gets you MOVING. I'm glad I've got a good sized living room though.
  11. flexoffset

    flexoffset Godfather

    Jul 16, 2007
    Sony finally posted the "move" update of High Velocity Bowling for all us great unwashed that aren't part of their paid subscription plan.

    I can't for the life of me bowl two consistent frames. At least the little glowy thing is a nice rudolph red now.
  12. trdrjeff

    trdrjeff Icon

    Dec 3, 2007
    lol, I picked up the Brunswick Bowling game also and it's pretty hard to be consistent with also.

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