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Mario tops 3D want list

Considering that it will in a few months be launching the world’s first dedicated 3D games console, Nintendo will probably be pleased to see that its brands top the list of titles that gamers want to see given the 3D treatment. 3DRadar reports that a Japanese survey from Goo Ranking …

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Glasses no barrier for 3D gaming

A new report has emerged which challenges the belief that the need to wear glasses to watch 3D content is a barrier to entry, particularly in the games market. A study by the U-Decide Initiative, reported by Industry Gamers, claims that 80 per cent of gamers are willing to wear …

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MS: 3D gaming a science experiment

Phil Spencer, the corporate VP of Microsoft Game Studios, has labelled the current 3D games market as nothing more than a science experiment” and argued that it’s too early for his company to commit itself to the space. As an entertainment company, we’re trying to do things that millions of …

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Prince of Persia 3D Trilogy confirmed

As rumoured last month, Ubisoft has officially confirmed that it is to re-make and re-release all three Prince of Persia games from the PS2 and Xbox era. Called Prince of Persia 3D Trilogy, the SKU will include The Sands of Time, Warrior Within and The Two Thrones. Each will be …

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COD: Black Ops goes 3D

Activision has confirmed that Call of Duty: Black Ops will support stereoscopic 3D on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. To take advantage of the tech uses must own a 3D-ready HD TV or a PC supporting 3D active shutter glasses. Development of stereoscopic 3D began as an R&D project, but …

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Toshiba launches glasses-free 3D TV

Toshiba has unveiled what it claims are the world’s first LCD TVs that allow viewers to watch in 3D without the need for special glasses. The new REGZA GL1 series consists of the 20-inch 20GL1 and the 12-inch 12GL1. Both products will be available in Japan from the end of …

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PS3 gets 3D Blu-ray support next week

Sony has announced that the next PS3 system update will include support for 3D Blu-rays. The platform holder’s US blog revealed that firmware update 3.50 will go live on September 21, enabling consumers to watch 3D content on Blu-ray discs such as the upcoming re-release of James Cameron’s Avatar. Sony …

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3D Blu-ray for PS3 next month

Sony has confirmed at the IFA trade show that a patch to introduce 3D Blu-ray movie playback on PS3 will be released some time next month. It was first revealed in April that the planned June update that would bring the much-touted 3D game functionality to PS3 would not include …

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Sony to help devs build 3D games

3D has become crucial to Sony’s global plans, and the firm has offered to help the games industry keep pace. SCE CEO Kaz Hirai says PlayStation plays a vital role in the 3D masterplan, which involves almost every part of Sony’s business. In February, the company set up a 3D …

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