A Nice Gesture by Jeroen Arendsen

A Nice Gesture by Jeroen Arendsen

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Wii Mainstreams Gesture Recognition

Play sports games virtually but with the real movements


The Nintendo Wii controller is starting to hit the big spotlights. Interaction designers, like Matt MacQueen, are noticing the power they can bring to gaming experience. He has written a nice piece reflecting on Wii experiences sofar and projecting trends for the future.

See the huge line for the Nintendo Wii demonstrations at the E3 2006 conference

Update: here is a nice Dutch review of Wii gaming experience.

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