The PlayStation 3 motion tech is yet to be given an official name, and has so far been dubbed 'PS3 Wand', but Sony is still busy with other controller patents it would appear.
A nameless "hand held game controller", as documents refer to it, has appeared on the US patent database. Its odd design makes it a possible peripheral for quiz videogame Buzz!
"It seems like this controller is being developed in the USA since all of the inventors are from southern California. More specifically, one of them works at Sony’s Electronics Design center in Los Angeles," reports , who spotted the new 'unidentified' addition.
See the attached sketches for Sony's latest controller. There's no other details with the patent.
Sony patent unknown "hand held game controller", maybe for Buzz!
22 October 2009 | By Simon Priest