IGN Readers’ Views on Motion Controls [ article ]
As far as touch controls, I do believe they serve a purpose on mobile devices. It’s a different kind of platform with a different set of requirements. So in that environment I can definitely see them working.
But overall I’ve been pretty disappointed by the inclusion of motion controls in console gaming. In fact, I often find my self searching through menus and rereading instruction manuals just with the hopes of finding a way to disable these gimmicks from the games. That’s just how much I love them.
Serious developers, if you can find a way for us to play games with the addition of motion controls then you should also be able to figure out a way for us to play them without it, too. I’m just sayin’…