Nintendo fired the shot with Wii, and now Sony and Microsoft are getting ready to man their guns in the game motion controller battle.  Writing an opinion piece for Gamasutra, Kris Graft asks if anyone would ve predicted this hardware skirmish between the real battles that come with console upgrades.  He covers how Microsoft and Sony differ in their approach with introducing their motion controllers, and he wonders how, or even if it will affect Wii’s stronghold.  Graft sees the move by both companies as trying to extend the life of PS3 and 360.

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