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New PlayStation Move ad mocks Wii, Natal

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Mar 2010 1:52 User comments (28)

New PlayStation Move ad mocks Wii, Natal The PlayStation Move, Sony's contender in the motion controller market, was just announced last week, and Sony has already released an ad mocking rivals the Wii and Microsoft's Natal.
The Move is used in conjunction with the PlayStation Eye camera and allows for real-time tracking of the player's body movements.

The system should retail for under $100 when it becomes available later this year.

The ad:

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28 user comments

118.3.2010 4:47

i could see how they mock Wii but what reference is ther of Natal?

218.3.2010 9:21

Originally posted by Josipher:
i could see how they mock Wii but what reference is ther of Natal?
Using your hand as a gun

318.3.2010 11:46

Wii ~ Inaccuracy & Slap Boxing like a little girl

Natal ~ Inaccuracy, No Controller, No Buttons, "Pew Pew" Guns (referencing this video from MS), Swatting Big Red Balls with your hands

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 18 Mar 2010 @ 11:46

418.3.2010 12:17

Originally posted by Oner:
Wii ~ Inaccuracy & Slap Boxing like a little girl

Natal ~ Inaccuracy, No Controller, No Buttons, "Pew Pew" Guns (referencing this video from MS), Swatting Big Red Balls with your hands
yup, got it..guess its been so long since we had real news about Natal that i totally forgot anything from theyre demo at E3 except this milo kid

518.3.2010 12:57

Lol, their new adverts are great.

618.3.2010 14:59

That was a pretty funny advertisement, it will be interesting to see how long the whole "motion-control" actually continues.

718.3.2010 15:08

Funny ad

818.3.2010 15:13

Does not matter what console you root for, that was funny.

918.3.2010 15:23

Originally posted by glassd:
Does not matter what console you root for, that was funny.
why root for a console when you can root for youself?
personally i wish i win the console race

1018.3.2010 15:43

LOL great ad :D

1118.3.2010 16:44
ukhn99
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I could still remember the first day that Nintendo announce their motion controller, Sony and Microsoft was making fun of how it will not work. Now years later look who is copying the trench that they once was making fun of. LOL.

1218.3.2010 16:54

LOVE "The Kevin Butler!" ;-)

1318.3.2010 17:22

Originally posted by ukhn99:
I could still remember the first day that Nintendo announce their motion controller, Sony and Microsoft was making fun of how it will not work. Now years later look who is copying the trench that they once was making fun of. LOL.
Seems you didn't know this but Sony has been working on Motion Control with a Controller Input Device for about 10 years or so (since nearly the beginning of the PS2) and should be credited with actually influencing the Wii, XaviX and definitely Natal.

1418.3.2010 17:50

Oh, I love these commercials. Companies usually mock the best, so it tells me what to buy. Nintendo's hardware quality strikes me as excellent. (I don't mind the low resolution.)

I'm wondering how many people with cameras scanning their living rooms will want to network their game machines to Sony and give them control? :-) (We all remember the Sony spyware with the GPL label.)

Corporate officials, other than Toyota, don't often think of moral integrity being important in business. I'm wondering whether it will prove so.

1518.3.2010 18:11

Sony is the one to be mocked...I mean whats with the multi color vibrator look?
Its almsot as bad as the anal probe bat mobile......

1618.3.2010 18:17

Originally posted by OmriSama:
Originally posted by Josipher:
i could see how they mock Wii but what reference is ther of Natal?
Using your hand as a gun
and who wants to catch a big red ball?

1718.3.2010 18:54

lol loved how they poke fun of that gob Sh*te who demo natal at e3 looking like a prat wearing sun glasses in doors

1818.3.2010 21:49

Future... Yeah right.

1918.3.2010 22:06

You guys are right. I remember MS and Sony laughing at Nintendo, and now they are copying them! These add-on functions typically fail due to lack of support; it's been succesfful for Nintendo because it was built in with the console from the beginning, so it was always a key feature of the Wii.

As for myself, I don't own a PS3, and if I shell out $300 for one tomorrow, I don't see myself dishing out an additional $100 for the whole Move package on top of that.

And these Kevin Butler commercials are funny, but they really work because everyone does feel that Sony is a bunch of egoistical pricks that mock consumers and their competition.

2019.3.2010 1:58

Hahaha reminds me of the sega and nintendont commmercials

2119.3.2010 12:16

Originally posted by ukhn99:
I could still remember the first day that Nintendo announce their motion controller, Sony and Microsoft was making fun of how it will not work. Now years later look who is copying the trench that they once was making fun of. LOL.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpNdkm9s8AY

And I'll be honest, I don't remember neither Sony or Microsoft making fun of the Wii or saying that it won't be successful.

And with the video I provided, if anyone is copying anyone, the Wii had copied Sony.

2219.3.2010 16:40
ukhn99
Unverified new user

Originally posted by kikzm33z:
Originally posted by ukhn99:
I could still remember the first day that Nintendo announce their motion controller, Sony and Microsoft was making fun of how it will not work. Now years later look who is copying the trench that they once was making fun of. LOL.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpNdkm9s8AY

And I'll be honest, I don't remember neither Sony or Microsoft making fun of the Wii or saying that it won't be successful.

And with the video I provided, if anyone is copying anyone, the Wii had copied Sony.
I admit Nintendo didn't announce their remote until 2004, but that does not mean they wasn't in development way before that. It take years to perfect what Nintendo did. Anyway going back to the PS3 new motion controller, who in their right mind want to hold two color balls and swing it around like a clown. LOL>

2320.3.2010 9:43

Originally posted by ukhn99:
Originally posted by kikzm33z:
Originally posted by ukhn99:
I could still remember the first day that Nintendo announce their motion controller, Sony and Microsoft was making fun of how it will not work. Now years later look who is copying the trench that they once was making fun of. LOL.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpNdkm9s8AY

And I'll be honest, I don't remember neither Sony or Microsoft making fun of the Wii or saying that it won't be successful.

And with the video I provided, if anyone is copying anyone, the Wii had copied Sony.
I admit Nintendo didn't announce their remote until 2004, but that does not mean they wasn't in development way before that. It take years to perfect what Nintendo did. Anyway going back to the PS3 new motion controller, who in their right mind want to hold two color balls and swing it around like a clown. LOL>
As I said before Sony has been working on Motion Control with AND without a controller input device (BOTH Wii style & Natal style) over 10 years ago...I am not saying Sony is the inventor (that is down right retardedly stupid to believe) but I am saying they INNOVATED this successfully (with EyeToy & early dev of PS Move) on consoles LOOONG before the others.

2420.3.2010 10:26

Originally posted by Oner:
Originally posted by ukhn99:
Originally posted by kikzm33z:
Originally posted by ukhn99:
I could still remember the first day that Nintendo announce their motion controller, Sony and Microsoft was making fun of how it will not work. Now years later look who is copying the trench that they once was making fun of. LOL.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpNdkm9s8AY

And I'll be honest, I don't remember neither Sony or Microsoft making fun of the Wii or saying that it won't be successful.

And with the video I provided, if anyone is copying anyone, the Wii had copied Sony.
I admit Nintendo didn't announce their remote until 2004, but that does not mean they wasn't in development way before that. It take years to perfect what Nintendo did. Anyway going back to the PS3 new motion controller, who in their right mind want to hold two color balls and swing it around like a clown. LOL>
As I said before Sony has been working on Motion Control with AND without a controller input device (BOTH Wii style & Natal style) over 10 years ago...I am not saying Sony is the inventor (that is down right retardedly stupid to believe) but I am saying they INNOVATED this successfully (with EyeToy & early dev of PS Move) on consoles LOOONG before the others.

Ya but nin made it popular :P.
Thats the only reason why the other 2 are even trying to upgrade theirs to some form of it....

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2520.3.2010 14:44

Originally posted by ukhn99:
Originally posted by kikzm33z:
Originally posted by ukhn99:
I could still remember the first day that Nintendo announce their motion controller, Sony and Microsoft was making fun of how it will not work. Now years later look who is copying the trench that they once was making fun of. LOL.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpNdkm9s8AY

And I'll be honest, I don't remember neither Sony or Microsoft making fun of the Wii or saying that it won't be successful.

And with the video I provided, if anyone is copying anyone, the Wii had copied Sony.
I admit Nintendo didn't announce their remote until 2004, but that does not mean they wasn't in development way before that. It take years to perfect what Nintendo did. Anyway going back to the PS3 new motion controller, who in their right mind want to hold two color balls and swing it around like a clown. LOL>
The Wii got ripped because of people looking stupid and look at where it is now.

Now, no doubt Natal will look stupid since you'll be standing in front of your TV doing weird actions.
With Move, at least you can see that you have controllers in your hand.

2620.3.2010 17:10

Originally posted by ZippyDSM:
Ya but nin made it popular :P.
Thats the only reason why the other 2 are even trying to upgrade theirs to some form of it....
Yes, I agree but that is because the technology used in the PS2 version was too advanced for even it to handle which is why it was never released and pushed into the next gen (PS3 obviously). Meanwhile Ninty came out with a gimped accuracy version controller combined with it being the cheapest/least costing console and thus it's popularity is more attributed to price & feature more so than just the feature. All this to then charge later for the Wii Motion Plus (and even then it's still iffy) to help re-compete. It's actually very Soap Operatic!

2723.3.2010 21:09

The controller looks like a lolly pop or something my girlfriend would get excited about! At least they didn't just stick a coloured ball on the current controller and call it new.
I love the PS3 but have always been bitter about the same crappy gamepad design. Hope this is more promising.

2824.3.2010 1:00

Originally posted by pufff:

I love the PS3 but have always been bitter about the same crappy gamepad design.
Why change a good thing? ;)

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