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Sony: Kinect-style experience 'pretty cumbersome'

R&D guru Dr. Richard Marks says magical feeling "wears off pretty quickly"

Sony Computer Entertainment R&D guru Dr. Richard Marks isn't a big fan of the type of controller-free experience Kinect offers.

"I totally agree that there is this magical feeling with using your hands to select something," Marks told the New York Times as part of a Kinect feature.

"But that feeling wears off pretty quickly, and it becomes a pretty cumbersome way to do things," added the man behind EyeToy and PS Move.

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According to the report, Sony considered eliminating the need for controllers too, but it came to the conclusion that gamers wouldn't find the experience satisfactory.

Marks gave us a special glimpse into the technical capabilities of Move back in July.

[ SOURCE: New York Times ]

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