PS3 Wiimote Patent Merges Two Controllers to Make One Giant Bulbous Freak

Several months ago, a variety of legitimate publications got word » 10/30/08 11:46am 10/30/08 11:46am of a PS3 Wiimote-like device that could split in two. We dubbed it the "DualMotion." Today the patent for the DualMotion has been uncovered and while it uses accelerometers and LED-based tracking (similar to the Wiimote), the DualMotion also deploys…

Sony's Splittable PlayStation 3 Controller Sounds Very Wiimote-Like

According to GamesIndustry.biz, Sony's in the middle of working on a PlayStation 3 controller that splits into two units, giving the player motion-sensing functionality much like the Wiimote + Nunchuk combination on the Wii. Their source knows of no official announcement timeline, but working units have been given to… » 6/13/08 3:10pm 6/13/08 3:10pm