Games enhanced by wind, vibration, and light, plus mind control and super-realistic motions. CNET was at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco and saw some of the latest game creation technology. I was surprised to see one vendor touting motion-capture technology as a cheaper alternative to hand-animated game graphics.
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