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Rumors have abounded regarding an upcoming motion control device for the Xbox 360, purportedly codenamed “Newton” — first, a loquacious anonymous source told MTV that such a controller is in development with support from developer Rare, and next 8bitjoystick pegged patents from Gyration, the same company responsible for Nintendo’s Wii remote technology, as the likely tech behind Microsoft’s top-secret project.
Gyration, however, unequivocally denied yesterday that it has any such project in development with Microsoft. However, talking to Rare, Microsoft and a company called Motus revealed more items of interest regarding the “Newton” —
“There’s absolutely no truth to the rumors, and I have no idea where they’re coming from,” said a genuinely perplexed-sounding Zac Rivera, the PR rep for Movea Inc., the company that purchased Gyration in January 2008. He added, “Gyration is working on some game-related projects, but it won’t be announced until later this year, and it is not related to the Xbox 360.”
However, when it comes to motion controls, Gyration is not the only game in town. Boston-based Motus also develops motion controller tech for games, and, looking into the company for possible information on the “Newton,” we learned that it has an existing product on the market already called the “Darwin.”
I always like to follow something negative, like Nintendo denying the new DS rumors. With something more positive, like speculation about the new DS. Just a warning some of these …
Thanks Milabrega for the summary:
Guitar Hero DS:
-The guitar Grip in GBA slot. You can strum on screen with stylus or the guitar Pick that comes with the game.
-Works with the DS and DSLite. Will support DS through an adaptor.
-Likely need headphones to get the most out of the music, though it should still be good
-Star Power Moves that affect your opponent. Like the stage catches fire and you have to blow into the DS, or a fan shows up and you have to sign her shirt.
-43 MB limit on WiiWare Games
-Look a little slow
-Kirby Canvas style
–Day 1 Wii games, Day 2 WiiWare, Embargo up Monday (Media Summit)
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