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The Wii U Gamepad can apparently do 3D

Nintendo’s Wii U Gamepad apparently has a significant bit of added functionality that we’ve not heard about – it can display in 3D. Oddly, though, we’re not talking 3DS-style glasses-free 3D. Instead, IMGMR reports that green and magenta glasses from Inficolor are need to take advantage of the experience. It …

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Next iteration of DirectX is exclusive to Windows 8

Microsoft has confirmed that DirectX 11.1 will be exclusive to Windows 8. DirectX 11.1 is the next release of the 3D graphics API and adds, amongst other things, native stereoscopic 3D support, meaning games developed for it will have to include 3D compatibility. DirectX 11.1 is part of Windows 8, …

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EA declares the death of stereoscopic 3D games… again

Remember that time when they told you that stereoscopic 3D was THE next big thing in gaming? They lied. Having been conspicuous by its absence at E3 in June, Gamescom has now been and gone without a single mention of the technology. And that’s despite Sony having the lion’s share …

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3D support confirmed for Halo Anniversary

Having previously downplayed the significance of 3D visuals in the games market, Microsoft has announced further first-party support for the tech. CVG reports that the platform holder showed off a 3D build of upcoming Xbox remake Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary at Gamescom the week before last. 3D support had already …

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Now Arkham City goes 3D

GAMESCOM:As if the hype for Warner’s Batman: Arkham Asylum wasn’t enough, the publisher has now confirmed that the game will ship with both stereoscopic and anaglyphic 3D functionality. All three of the game’s SKUs – Xbox 360, PS3 and PC – will support the technology. To use the 3D gamers …

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Stereoscopic 3D for Gears of War 3

One of Xbox 360’s big Christmas hits this year will come with stereoscopic 3D support out of the box. Developer Epic has confirmed the feature for September 20th release Gears of War 3. "We asked, could we do it?" executive producer Rod Fergusson told Eurogamer. It felt like something we …

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Sony on the limitations of glasses-free 3D

The hunger for glasses-free 3D screen technology is misjudged, Sony’s 3D gaming boss Mick Hocking has claimed. "There are already glasses-free TVs, big screens and small screens out there," he told Eurogamer. "The problem with glasses-free, or auto-stereoscopic as it’s called, is that it has inherent limitations. "With stereoscopic 3D, …

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360 tipped for Stereoscopic 3D

Microsoft will announce at E3 that it is to introduce full stereoscopic 3D support on the Xbox 360, Eurogamer claims. Xbox 360 already runs a number of 3D titles such as Black Ops and Crysis 2, but until now they haven’t run on true stereoscopic tech. This new update would …

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Over 50 3D PS3 games in the works

Sony is assembling an arsenal of over fifty 3D games in its new assault on the home console market – with over twenty of those titles being built internally. Ahead of his ‘3D gaming’ keynote at this week’s Develop in Liverpool conference, SCEE studio director Mick Hocking said he will …

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