Sony planning ANOTHER PS3 controller? Two-piece "breakable" motion concept ready to be shown


Sony is planning to clone Nintendo’s Wiimote, astonishingly, with a two-piece motion controller for PlayStation3 almost ready to be unveiled – and the DualShock3 isn’t even out in Europe yet.

The PS3 concept currently resembles a traditional PlayStation controller, only with the ability to snap apart into two pieces – each with a motion-detecting accelerometer inside it, just like the popular wavy Wii controller…

Sony gearing up to relaunch old-gen features on PS3 in US, Europe still waiting


Sony is bracing North America for the arrival of its bleeding edge new technology, the rumbling AND motion sensing DualShock 3 controller. The very notion was once thought so far beyond the realms of possibility that it must be an affront to God Himself. And so we were left to make do with the SIXAXIS, which detects motion only.

Then of course Nintendo create the Wii remote. Not only does it manage far more impressive feats of motion detecting, but it vibrates and it even has a speaker in it. Sony turned out be telling a few porky pies about combining SIXAXIS motion detection with old-school DualShock rumbling. Thus the DualShock3 was born…