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Sony 'applying 3D' to over 20 internal games, more than 50 on the platform

If you're anything like us (read: too poor to afford a 3DTV), you've been hoping secretly that 3D would just go away and stop reminding you of that whole totally awesome dimension from which you've been excluded. If that's the way of things, Sony's showing no sympathy : The company says that over 5...

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Fuji TV streaming 3D videos 'daily' through Nintendo 3DS

Beyond gaming applications, Nintendo's upcoming handheld console will feature media functionality as well -- this much we knew. What Nintendo announced at its press conference today in Japan, however, is that the 3DS will also be streaming 3D videos "on an experimental basis" through a partnership w...

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Sony's Yoshida sees Kinect as healthy competition, 3DTV-exclusive games as nonsensical

Sony and Microsoft may be going head to head this holiday with motion-based gaming peripherals, but SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida doesn't see Microsoft's massive Kinect ad campaign as a problem for PlayStation's Move -- in fact, Sony quite likes the free attention it's getting as a resu...

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Nielsen study: People don't like 3D glasses

A study by the Nielsen Company found that the glasses required for the 3D television experience -- which includes 3D gaming -- appear to be the tech's greatest hurdle. About half of those surveyed said the glasses were uncomfortable or a hassle, while 89 percent said the specs made it harder to do ...

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3D Blu-ray PS3 update dated for September, YouTube 3D support planned

You can expect another firmware update for your PS3 this September. No, it won't add PlayStation Move support to the system (you already have that, folks!); instead, it will add support for 3D Blu-ray movies -- of which there's currently only one. As with Blu-ray movies, Sony is using the PS3 as...

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Ubisoft sees 3D TVs 'in everyone's living rooms' within three years

If we didn't know better, we'd say Ubisoft's UK marketing chief, Murray Pannell, has money riding on the success of 3D televisions. Speaking to Eurogamer, Pannell said that adoption of the technology will "start out slowly this year," then boldly claimed that he "wouldn't rule out the fact that t...

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LG and Microsoft announce South Korean partnership

Korean television manufacturer LG and Microsoft have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding representing a new partnership in South Korea between the TV maker's 3D sets and Microsoft's Xbox 360 consoles, Engadget reports. A press release on the subject (wobbily translated from Korean) seems to ...

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CEA survey: Gaming to drive 3D TV purchases

According to a new survey conducted by the Consumer Electronics Association, one in four respondents who identified as a "gamer" is interested in 3D gaming at home. In a presentation today at the LA Games Conference, Shawn DuBravac, CEA's chief economist, suggested that gaming would strongly drive ...

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Moore: EA Sports has no plans for 3DTV now, focusing on Natal, Motion Controller

At an event in the UK this week, EA Sports head honcho Peter Moore outright refutes any possibility of his division at EA developing sports games with 3D technology in mind. In speaking with GamesIndustry.biz, the affable exec states, "Believe me, there's nothing going on right now that would say I...

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Xbox's Greenberg questions demand for at-home 3D

Over the course of this year's CES, it was easy to get swept up in the fervor around 3D technology. Not Microsoft's Xbox team lead Aaron Greenberg though -- in speaking with G4TV, Greenberg said he thinks "there's a lot of challenges about 3D in the living room." To Greenberg, it's not a question o...

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