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Interface Expectations, Broader Implications

DC: controllers

TV and game controllers in the Palomar Hotel, DC. How long before motion/accellerometer/+ sensor devices such as the Nintendo num-chucks start making an appearance in younger demographic / boutique hotels? Given the controllers-slipping-from-the-hand-breakage issues, and the need to have enough room to swing a ‘chuck, is it likely that Wii controllers will be excluded from hotels.

Interested in generational differences between gamers and non-gamers? Read up on John C. Beck and Mitchell Wade’s The Kids Are Alright – How Games are Changing Our Kids for the Better and related resources here.