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Using a PlayStation Move and an old turntable, a scientifically inclined tinkerer has created the Copernitron, "a democratisation of the Copernican revolution made possible by the consumer electronic industry". I had been waiting for the Copernican revolution to come out on PlayStation!

Sony's Playstation Move is a high tech motion controller of the highest order that uses Bluetooth to connect to the PS3. You know what else uses Bluetooth? Computers. Apparently Sony have realised this and are planning to officially open up the controller to allow PC compatibility.

In multiplayer shooters, I'm the worst, and peripherals offer the seductive idea of an advantage. CTA Digital's Assault Rifle Controller, for PlayStation Move, looks like something that could point-and-shoot me to pwnage, or at least not sucking.

As expected, Sony's Move is perfectly competent hardware-wise because Sony is a hardware company. But making games that mimic Nintendo's casual-friendly Wii party games is the wrong move. Instead, they need to focus on their true fanbase: the hardcore fans.

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This 3+ minute Japanese trailer for the PlayStation Move comes complete with some new footage of Move games. As is Sony's wont, it takes place in a weird, artificial location, features a creepy woman and is very slickly produced.

I had high hopes for PlayStation Move since its announcement. Having played around with various titles for about an hour today, I have to say: if Sony's technology is better, it isn't showing in its first-gen software.

Looks like this year's going to be a big year for jumping up and down in front of your TV. On top of yesterday's Kinect announcement from Microsoft, this morning sees Sony announcing local release information for the Playstation Move.