This is a real interesting take on motion controls that was mostly a PS2 thing, but was also released for XBox and PCs:

youtube.com/watch?v=0VzQ3KgV5G

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gametrak

The gloves are tethered to a thing on the floor. The strings can gauge how far they've been pulled, and the attachment point is like an analogue stick, so it knows what directions it's pointing. Clever!

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This same company went to do some less interesting—and not as good as the Wii—standard motion controllers that were bundled with some games on the PS2, like this ball:

youtube.com/watch?v=cdUxoylGdi

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