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3D gaming's approval rating low, blamed on inherited wars and economy

Almost one-third of players think the 3DS's most prominent selling feature -- the 3D -- detracts from the gameplay experience, a survey from research firm Interpret LLC found. The survey asked 1,600 adults if they were aware the 3DS existed (60 percent), and then if they knew it didn't require...

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Sony's HMZ-T1 head-mounted 3D display available in Japan on Nov. 11

Geordi LaForge ain't got nothin' on all them fly mothers in Japan -- once they start rockin' the HMZ-T1 3D display come November 11. The head-mounted duckbill features two 1280x720, 0.7-inch OLED screens that are meant to reproduce the sensation of watching a 750-inch screen in 3D from 20 meters...

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Sony officially puts Resistance 3 back in PS3 3D Display bundle (if you pre-order)

All this time, we've thought Walmart, Amazon, and GameStop were stickin' it to the man by offering Resistance 3 as a pre-order bonus for Sony's 3D PlayStation Display, even after the bug-hunt simulator had been officially replaced by MotorStorm: Apocalypse. It seems we were wrong. As it turns...

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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary supports 3D TVs

Microsoft has announced that Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary will have a 3D display mode. This confirms another piece of information from the report we gave you in February. Demonstrated to us at the recent Gamescom event in Germany, Halo's 3D intensity is scalable and only works in the...

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Batman: Arkham City supports 3D whether you have a 3DTV or not

You won't have to wait for a "Game of the Year" version to play Batman: Arkham City in 3D. When the game ships in October, it'll have two varieties of 3D support built in. The Xbox and PS3 versions will be playable in stereoscopic 3D on compatible televisions, using active-shutter glasses....

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Gears of War 3 adds 3D support, we await Gears of War 3-D re-titling

Gears of War 3 is the latest game to leverage its numerical modifier by adding 3D support (first pioneered by classic films like Jaws 3-D and SpyKids 3-D), and joins other participants like Killzone 3, Uncharted 3, and Resistance 3. "It felt like something we wanted to have. It was a feature we...

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Child of Eden PS3 delayed a week, getting 3D support

We'll admit we initially felt a little bad for PS3 owners who have to wait yet another week for Child of Eden (it's been delayed from Sept. 20 to Sept. 27). But all that evaporated when we saw in an Ubisoft tweet that the game would feature not only Move controls but full 3D support. Not only...

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Amazon also bundling Resistance 3 pre-order with PlayStation 3DTV

It appears as though GameStop won't be the only retailer to reject Sony's new Motorstorm: Apocalypse-only PlayStation 3DTV bundle. Like its brick-and-mortar competitor, Amazon will also toss in a copy of Resistance 3, which was originally slated to be the 3D display's pack-in title. So, just...

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Sony and others looking to standardize active 3D glasses

Like it or not, the world's biggest technology companies are convinced that active 3D (the kind that uses powered, liquid crystal glasses) is the next big thing; so much so that they're willing to put all of their techno-eggs into the same business-basket in order to prevent cross-manufacturer...

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Riccitiello: Focusing on 3D makes for 'poor returns'

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello has plenty to worry about at present, but a future full of 3D displays isn't one of them. VentureBeat reports that at EA's recent shareholder meeting, the executive responded to an inquiry about stereoscopic 3D games by saying, "We have not seen a big uptake...

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