Wii Lightsaber Demonstrated by AiLive, LucasArts Beaten to the Punch

Since the Wii's inception, fans have been clamoring for a 1:1 motion-accurate lightsaber game from LucasArts. And while Nintendo's announcement of the Wii MotionPlus accessory caught developers off guard, it appears that progress is being made toward that ultimate goal--albeit by a less familiar source.

LiveMove 2 is a piece of middleware designed to help developers easily incorporate Wii MotionPlus support into their games. Produced by AiLive, the tools were demonstrated in a short video (below), which shows a developer using a laser sword to knock around objects, including a human figure. [videofeature] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acND4sO3pJs&vq=2&fmt_map=6/720000/7/0/0 [img] http://cdn.shacknews.com/public/images/videopreview/feature/lightmove2.jpg [/img] [/videofeature]

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