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Evolution of the PlayStation console

We take a quick look at the Sony consoles that led up to the PlayStation 4.

By November 27, 2013


Sony patents touchscreen gaming device dubbed 'EyePad'

Sony could be working on a gaming tablet, according to a recent patent filing, called the 'EyePad'. Now where have we heard that before?

By February 18, 2013


Microsoft to acquire gesture control maker Canesta

Canesta, which a year ago took in a $16 million round of funding, makes technology that enables people to control devices using motions instead of hardware interfaces.

By October 29, 2010


PlayStation EyeToy loses toy, becomes PlayStation Eye

Sony has announced the PlayStation Eye, the PS3 version of the PS2 Webcam accessory, the EyeToy.

By April 26, 2007


Separated at birth: Microsoft Kinect and Sony Kinetic?

Some gamers are finding it a little odd that Microsoft would choose Kinect for the brand name of its new motion-sensing technology platform since Sony had a similarly named PS2 EyeToy product called Kinetic.

By June 14, 2010


Microsoft's Natal/Kinect problem: Who wants to play these games?

Kinect games demoed ran the gamut from driving a car to driving a boat to driving a mine cart--all with graphics that would make a Nintendo Wii blush. But cool hardware aside, who's going to want to play these games?

By June 13, 2010


Kinect: Are the games worth it?

The Kinect will have 15 games when it launches this November. Will they be worth your investment in a Kinect?

By June 14, 2010


What Natal brings to Microsoft's gaming table

Natal is getting its very own event at E3, so it must be important right? In many ways, Natal is Microsoft's answer to the 10-year console refresh, and getting deeper into your wallet.

By June 11, 2010


GDC 2010: PlayStation Move vs. Project Natal, we go hands-on with both

As Microsoft demoed Project Natal for us in New York recently, and we've just had a chance to play with the PlayStation Move, we can now bring you our initial hands-on impressions of both systems.

By March 11, 2010


Quanta takes stake in gesture control maker

The world's largest laptop manufacturer invests in Canesta's 3D camera on a chip.

By October 20, 2009