LOS ANGELES – Amid a deluge of new hardware news this E3, Sony unveiled expanded details for their Playstation Move motion control system for the first time Tuesday. Apparently, the Wii style of selling peripherals appeals to them, as it is going to be quite difficult to find everything you want in a single package when Move hits U.S. streets on Sept. 19.

The Move system exists in three pieces – the main controller, which will cost $49.99 standalone:

The PS Eye, which is also required for the system to work at $39.99 standalone:

And, finally, the Navigation controller which will run another $29.99:

While the first two items should suffice for casual Move titles, the more hardcore stuff like SOCOM 4, The Fight, etc. will no doubt benefit tremendously from the Navigation controller. Sony did indicate today that if you are completely averse to buying the navigation controller, you can use your Dualshock 3 with your left hand. However, I can’t imagine this being an ideal or terribly comfortable solution for many game situations.

There are a couple of bundles Sony will be making available: a Move/PS Eye/ Sports Champions (their answer to Wii Sports) bundle for $99.99 and the same package that includes a PS3 Slim for $399.99. Unfortunately, neither of these bundles include a Navigation controller or a charge hub. You’ll likely need a charge hub since the PS3 slim only has 2 USB ports. The charge hub, although not necessary, will cost you another $29.99:

If you’re into it and want to deck your PS3 out right, things will get expensive very fast — especially if you’re interested in more than one set of Move controls. You can use up to four standard Move controllers or two sets of Move-Navigator pairs on a PS3 system at any given time. Obviously, the more controllers you plan on getting, the more charging capacity you will need. Its definitely better than batteries, but it will be interesting to see how Microsoft’s Kinect price for the single device stacks up to all of Move’s various paraphernalia.

Below is the list of Move-supported titles already announced. Sony indicated there will be between 15 and 20 at launch and that the casual offerings will cost $39.99:

First-Party Titles

Sports Champions, September 2010
EyePet, September 2010
Kung Fu Rider, September 2010
Start the Party!, September 2010
Echochrome 2 (PSN), September 2010
Tumble (PSN), September 2010
Hustle Kings, October 2010
Pain! (PSN), October 2010
TV SuperStars, October 2010
The Fight: Lights Outâ„¢, October 2010
The Shoot, October 2010
High Velocity Bowling (PSN) October 2010
Heavy Rain, October 2010
The Sly Collection, November 2010
SingStar Dance, November 2010
LittleBigPlanet 2, November 2010
Beat Sketcher (PSN), Fall 2010
SOCOM 4, Fall 2010
Sorcery, 2011
Heroes on the Move, 2011
Killzone 3, 2011

Third-Party Titles

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11, September 2010
Toy Story 3: The Video Game, September 2010
The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest, September 2010
Brunswick Pro Bowling, September 2010
Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition, September 2010
Time Crisis: Razing Storm, September 2010
NBA 2K11, October 2010
John Daly’s ProStroke Golf, Fall 2010
Racquet Sports, Fall 2010
R.U.S.E., September 2010
Kung-Fu Live, October 2010
Deadliest Catch: Sea of Chaos, November 2010
Tron Evolution, November 2010

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