Sony has confirmed PlayStation 3 motion control will be launching later this autumn, with some gamers disappointed that the rumoured-to-be-called 'PS3 Arc' will not make a spring/Easter launch.
Sony is set to launch its camera-based motion controlling tech for the PS3 this coming Easter holiday season, although the tech is still shrouded in secrecy.
If you have ever had the urge to control your PlayStation 3 games with a coffee cup, a slipper or even a small animal, then you might well be in luck, if a new Sony patent is anything to go by.
In a recent interview, Sega's MD for European Development has kickstarted yet further hype about Sony and Microsoft's planned motion controllers for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, commenting on plans to bring Sega's mighty Virtua Tennis to the console giants new motion controllers in the near future.
Sony is planning a major marketing campaign to establish its new PS3 Wand controller early in 2010, with the new motion-sensing gaming controller to feature rumble and work with up to four controllers at the same time.
Nintendo's follow up to its biggest selling game of all time, Wii Sports Resort is sure to be one of the highlights of its E3 press conference next month, with the latest news that the game includes both golf and ping pong mini-games.
According to reports and leaked pics, Microsoft is rumoured to be ready to unveil a new motion-sensing device that can map the gamer's entire body and requires no extra controllers.
E3 fever is sweeping the gaming world faster than swine flu in a Mexican piggery, with those all-too-predictable rumours flying around of an imminent 'next Xbox/ Xbox 720' from Microsoft, a high def Wii from Nintendo and (in addition to a UMD-free PSP) the final reveal of PS3's motion-sensing controller from Sony. Amongst many others.