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'Super Mario Galaxy' Was Brilliant, But Motion Controls Ruined It
The Wii was ostensibly designed to be more accessible to more kinds of players. But motion controls don’t work for everyone.
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Save Your Money, 'Street Fighter II' for Switch is a Remix We Don't Need
Save your money, Switch owners—this fighter might carry a famous name, but it’s as fresh as moldy socks.
Don’t Throw Away Your Kinect Before You’ve Played ‘FRU’
Microsoft's peripheral that nobody asked for is as good as dead—just in time for its killer app to emerge.
FingerIO Uses Sonar to Extend Touch Controls to Nearby Surfaces
You can manipulate your smartwatches and smartphones without touching them.
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Nintendo’s Wiimote Has Unfinished Business
The motion control mechanics of the Wii were rarely used well—but the setup should be one that we look to again as gaming embraces virtual reality.