Tag: Richard Marks
News EyeToy, PSVR Maker Dr Richard Marks Departs for Google
One of PlayStation’s most important employees has left Sony and joined forces with Google, as rumours escalate that the search engine giant is readying a console of its own. Dr Richard Marks fronted the Japanese giant’s oft-underreported Magic Lab department, the research and development division responsible for EyeToy, PlayStation...
News Sony: "We Wouldn't Ditch Traditional Controllers"
"Doesn't make sense"
We love PlayStation Move here at Movemodo — of course — but we're secretly partial to a bit of DualShock 3 action as well. In the future we expect Move to play an increasingly important part in PlayStation's control method, but that doesn't mean the standard dual analogue scheme is going out of the year, according to R&D...
News Move Creator Keen to Open Controller Up to PC Coders
On your Marks
We reported recently that we could see an update to allow PlayStation Move to work on PC, and it seems the driving force behind such an update could be none other than Dr Richard Marks, the controller's creator. Speaking to Ars Technica, Dr Marks mentioned his desire to open the controller to a wider range of creative folks: For a...
News EyeToy Retrospective Video Makes a Good Case for Buttons
"People like holding things"
You may already be aware that PlayStation Move started on PS2, but this nifty video from Dr Richard Marks and the team at Sony is a neat look back at the legacy of the original EyeToy. It also contains a few thinly-veiled digs at Microsoft's Kinect sensor as Dr Marks talks up the importance of buttons, precision and the...
News Kinect Control is "Cumbersome", says Creator of Move and EyeToy
Withering comments from Dr Richard Marks
With all the excitement surrounding Kinect's North American launch next week, not everyone is on board with the idea of controller-free gaming, particularly one of the idea's founding fathers, PlayStation's Dr Richard Marks. The man behind PlayStation Move as well as its predecessor the EyeToy, arguably...
News Richard Marks Discusses Designing PlayStation Move
Enlightening interview at Edge
Dr Richard Marks, Sony's R&D wizard and head designer on PlayStation Move, may dream of a super-gory zombie game on Move but he's also an articulate and thoughtful kind of chap. An interview with Edge magazine about the development of Move has thrown up plenty of interesting discussion about the controller, the...
News Richard Marks Dreams of a Gory Zombie Game on Move
Telekinesis and axes in Dr Marks's ideal game
Blood-letting zombiefest Left 4 Dead missed the PlayStation 3, but Sony's R&D whiz Dr Richard Marks has described his ideal undead experience for PlayStation Move and it makes quite exciting, if unsettling, reading. In an interview with C&VG, Dr Marks went into some detail about a game where...