It is Okay If You Are Still A Gamer

Posted on February 18, 2011
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Most people know that video games now use motion based controllers. This is because of the success the Nintendo Wii has had with its Wii Sports and Wii Fit franchise and because of Nintendo’s success, the other game console makers are following in their footsteps with Microsoft’s kinect and Sony’s Move technology and whether you like it or not, motion control video games are here to stay and will most likely have an even bigger role in the future and will keep appearing on every kids Christmas list for many years to come.

The Wii system is behind much of the success for motion gaming. Ever kid wanted to have this console as soon as it became available. Sony and Microsoft finally entered the market with their systems after letting Nintendo be the sole player at first. This success will just make developers want to make more and more motion control games as they are a big money maker. People are becoming more convinced that the idea of motion gaming is something that is going to be around for a long time.

Another reason that these types of games are going to stay popular is because of the health benefits associated with them. In the past, gamers used to play the games while seated on the couch. Now a person uses their body movement to control the action. People become immersed in the action of the systems. Instead of pressing a button to swing that tennis racket, you can just swing your arm, burning more energy. A person is able to immerse themselves in the action very easily because of this.

Motion gaming allows even people who do not play video games often to join in on the excitement from the start. Many people are able to become the athletes that they only used to dream about being. Why use a controller to shoot your gun in the game when you can just point at the screen. It has opened up an unexpected world of gaming for people to enjoy.

There is no age limit to enjoying this type of gaming. The typical gamer is no longer easy to spot. Young and old alike have found out that the new games are fun to play and there are many companies that are trying to attract business by showing an advertisement that tells them how to get a free xbox 360 or gives them the opportunity to win some other gaming related prize which is attracting even more people to find out about the different gaming systems.

There is some tremendous software available for the consoles. Manufactures realize that there is not a typical gamer to make games for. Games with massive explosions are not the only type out there. It is very easy for a person to find a game that will match their interests. When a person is looking to learn something new or try something different they can turn to one of the titles being sold.

The new systems do more than play games. Picture clarity is better than ever. It is possible to use the consoles with the internet if you like. Movie subscriptions are available. They can provide a family with a complete entertainment system. Everybody benefits from having one of these new consoles.

Motion control video games are not going anywhere. With the success that they are currently having, the health benefits, and the entertainment value of them, they are in almost every home it seems. Manufactures realize that they have opened up a whole new market because it attracts so many people. Manufacturers will continue to be aggressive to ensure their profitability.

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