Tag Archives: glasses

Enslaved getting 3D DLC

Namco Bandai has announced that the first DLC for the recently released action outing Enslaved will add 3D visuals to the game. Furthermore, as well as allowing owners of 3D TVs to play the entire game in full stereoscopic 3D, it will also allow owners of regular 2D TVs to …

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James Cameron slams 3D TV tech

One of the leading lights of the 3D entertainment movement has said that the current problems dogging the 3D TV market – i.e. the need to wear glasses – mean that the technology can’t hope to make a mainstream breakthrough for another decade. Well, we see the world in 3D,” …

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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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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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Another analyst questions 3D

The need to wear special glasses to play 3D games has been slammed yet again, with analyst DFC Intelligence claiming that the requirement will likely hinder the uptake of 3D technology. In terms of the overall vision for 3D in gaming, DFC remains sceptical,” the company stated. The reliance on …

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JAPAN: Low interest in 3D TV

A survey conducted by Kakaku.com in Japan paints a worrying picture for the prospects of 3D TV in the region, Reuters reports. 67.4 per cent of those questioned claimed to have no interest in buying a 3D TV. Of those, 70 per cent blamed the need to wear special 3D …

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Landau: 3D glasses are an opportunity

With both the consumer technology and games industries preparing to pour their hearts and souls into the 3D TV push later this year, a leading Hollywood producer has once again argued that tech’s reliance on glasses will not halt the 3D steam train. When it comes to the glasses, I …

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3DS could spark new cycle of innovation

A leading analyst has predicted that Nintendo’s 3DS can help usher in a new era of 3D gaming in a way that the expensive options being prepared by the likes of Sony and Microsoft cannot. 3D with no glasses has mass market potential,” Lazard Capital’s Colin Sebastian noted. Following the …

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Sony 3D glasses to cost £90

Electronics giant Sony is expected to release its first commercially available 3DTVs in the UK market this June – but as is the case with all early adopters, those wishing to take the plunge early on face a hefty outlay. Sony’s first 3D sets will include in the box two …

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Batman GOTY gets 3D upgrade

Square Enix has confirmed that the upcoming Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year Edition will include six extra challenge maps that offer a 3D option for those playing on HD TV sets. CVG reports that the mode is included in both the Xbox 360 and PS3 SKUs and that …

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