Motion sensors, 3-D games steal the show at Tokyo Game Show

Japan’s biggest video game show kicked off Thursday at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba, with motion-sensor game systems and three-dimensional display images drawing the most attention.

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Two women play a beach volleyball video game on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console with the new Kinect camera-sensor system at the Tokyo Game Show at Makuhari Messe hall in Chiba on Thursday. YOSHIAKI MIURA PHOTO

At the four-day Tokyo Game Show, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and Microsoft Corp. presented game systems that let users control the action with their entire bodies, in an apparent response to Nintendo’s Wii hand-held motion-sensor controller.

At the Sony booth, many tried out a wireless remote controller, PlayStation Move, that detects the user’s movements via both a hand-held sensor and a camera.

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