The major innovator that’s not a console maker

By June 6, 2009March 24th, 2020Newswires

The major innovator that’s not a console maker
by Chris Nuttall

Which was the most innovative, risk-taking company at the E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles this week – Microsoft with its Project Natal sensor, Sony with its “glowing orb” stick or Nintendo with its Wii Vitality Sensor?

How about none of the above? The answer after the jump.

Ubisoft.

Yes, this leading publisher appears to be working on a motion-sensing controller, a Surface-type computer project and the first major 3D stereoscopic game, all at the same time.

At its press conference on Monday, Ubisoft scoffed at waiting around until “December 2010? for Microsoft’s motion-sensing camera to arrive.

Read the whole story here: http://blogs.ft.com/techblog/2009/06/th … ole-maker/

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