3D Gaming News


Sony 'shifting effort' from 3D gaming to new IPs

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2012 1:30pm PDT

3D was a big push for Sony, but it's disappeared from Sony's marketing efforts as of late. The company's UK boss admits consumers weren't happy with 3D, and has said the company is now focusing on new IP.


"Yey flat-o-vision rules! I got rid of my second speaker years ago for me hifi. why would I want ..."

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How Robin plays in Batman: Arkham City

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 19, 2011 8:15am PDT

Rocksteady's Dax Ginn describes Arkham City's Robin as an "explosions specialist," making him play very differently to Batman. "It's not a case that we've just reskinned him," he said.


"Whoa whoa. Sure nobody wants to play whiny bitch Raiden. Everyone wants to play Grey Fox Raiden. "

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Batman: Arkham City in 3D on all platforms

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2011 6:45am PDT

Batman: Arkham City will support both anaglyphic and stereoscopic 3D on all three platforms, it's been confirmed.


"Oh wait FUCK I keep forgetting that if I want 3D, I don't get surround sound. And especially in ..."

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Gears of War 3 locks and loads stereoscopic 3D

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 15, 2011 10:30am PDT

Xbox 360 gamers who like their cover waist-high and take advantage of niche technology will have cause to celebrate on September 20, as developer Epic has confirmed that Gears of War 3 will support stereoscopic 3D.


"Yeah gears for PC ran great for me and my friend and even (bite me tongue) GFWL worked well with it."

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Sony replaces Resistance 3 in 3D TV bundle

By Xav de Matos, Aug 05, 2011 4:00pm PDT

The $500 PlayStation 3D TV bundle announced during Sony's E3 2011 briefing no longer comes with a copy of Resistance 3, Insomniac has confirmed.


"Why it was made?! Was it a rhetorical question... money... sales"

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Sony: 3D costs as low as 'half a percent' of overhead

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 04, 2011 9:45am PDT

With excitement for 3D movies waning, and adoption of 3D televisions still low, many have openly wondered: "is it worth it?" Sony's Simon Benson argues that the low amount of effort it takes to implement the technology makes it an easy choice.


"Why the mention of split screen? Does this mean that the split-screen tech touted by the "PS3 ..."

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Wii U supports 3D TVs, but not a focus

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 06, 2011 11:00am PDT

Nintendo's new console will indeed support 3D televisions, company president Satoru Iwata has revealed, but it's "not the area we are focusing on."


"That's because this "feature" only costs maybe $30 in hardware to add to any TV. Worthwhile 3D ..."

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Hot Shots Golf to add Move, 3DTV support

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 22, 2011 7:30pm PDT

It's not every day that a four year old game gets a patch, but that's exactly what's happening with Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds.


"why bother, when Tiger 12 with Move is better in every way possible"

- RikiTiki2 see all 4 comments

Crysis 2 Review

By Xav de Matos, Mar 25, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Shacknews gives its final word on the Xbox 360 and PC version of Crysis 2, examining everything from its strategic underbelly to its stunning 3D visuals...


"You can literally walk past every enemy in the game. It's stupid as shit."

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Nintendo pre-3DS Prototypes Included 3D GameCube Running Luigi's Mansion

By Garnett Lee, Jan 12, 2011 4:00pm PST

In the first of a multi-volume edition of the "Iwata Asks" series on Nintendo's official site, the company's president sits down with legendary...


"I don't think a 3D on the cube, even if it were cheap. would have turned the tables last generation."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops - 2D vs. 3D Stat Comparison

By Xav de Matos, Nov 24, 2010 8:45am PST

When last I left Call of Duty: Black Ops, I had just gotten my hands on the necessary hardware that enabled me to play the game in 3D.


"3D in FPS multiplayer games won't be awesome until we have a proper virtual retinal display via ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops - A Look in 3D

By Xav de Matos, Nov 19, 2010 4:00pm PST

While Call of Duty: Black Ops broke the mold (for the franchise) by offering an option to play in 3D on console, the PC versions of past Call of Duty games already had that capability.


"I don't understand why 3D is all the rage now. It already died out once..."

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NBA 2K11 Gets Special 3D Release for PS3 on Nov. 16; Patch Coming to Current Owners in January

By Xav de Matos, Nov 02, 2010 9:10am PDT

You're a basketball fan who owns a PS3 and adores that spiffy new 3D television you recently purchased, but have yet to find a way for your favorite things in the world to join together in perfect harmony: until now.


"I suspect this has more to do with the cancellation of NBA Epic Fail than it has to do with the ..."

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Microsoft Game Studios Vice President Says 3D Gaming "More Like a Science Experiment"

By Garnett Lee, Oct 20, 2010 12:20pm PDT

Microsoft Game Studios Vice President Phil Spencer opened up to CNN on the subject of 3D television technology and videogames. The short version?...


"Many people looking for a new mid to high end TV are going to get 3D whether they really want it ..."

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PlayStation 3 System Update 3.50 Released, Bringing Griefer Reporting & Blu-Ray Support 3D

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 21, 2010 7:37am PDT

Blu-Ray 3D playback support has arrived for the PlayStation 3 today in the promised system software update 3.50, along with a few other features....


"No kidding. I am tempted to take the leap, but not until I'm sure I won't have a useless piece ..."

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