Sony has patented an autonomous robotic gaming companion that sympathises with the user and reacts to their emotions during gameplay.
A listing found on the US Patent & Trademark Office website depicts the robot as a fuzzy little guy who sits next to you on the sofa while you play games. It has no mouth but a pair of endearing eyes and cute boots and is said to be able to talk and empathize with the player as well as move its arm, leg or neck in reaction to the user’s emotions.
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