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As platform holders Sony and Microsoft do all they can to enter the motion-control market Nintendo’s flag has been so firmly wedged atop, intense research has been undergone on another form of immersive technology. According to market research team, Insight Media, 40 million gamers will be playing games in Stereoscopic 3D by the year 2014.After hours upon hours of playing 3D games, Insight Media has found that there are no symptoms of eye strain or fatigue related specifically to playing with an extra dimension. The report neglects to mention any effect wearing the glasses around others may have on social status.“Our experience leads us to believe that S-3D gaming is more immersive and compelling than traditional gaming on a 2D screen, and it will help drive 3D adoption,” says lead research analyst, Dale H. Maunu.Sony has also come out and said that existing PS3 titles could be updated to incorporate compatibility with 3D glasses. However, there is no word on what titles would receive this treatment or when.It’s definitely an exciting time to be a gamer. Do you think 3D gaming is as “immersive and compelling” as the analysts say? What game would you love to play in full 3D? My vote is for Super Mario Galaxy.[Via Edge]
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It could be cool. A re-vamped version of 3D Asteroids would be sweet
Take them off and feel like you're recovering from a bad acid trip the rest of the day... I think I read the term "3D hangover" awhile ago when I read about Sony doing this soon with their TVs or something.
Just stop with the gimmicks already.
My tv is a 37 inch; i'm not sure 3d games would look all that good unless there on a huge tv.
Hooray for wasting your money on crap we don't need! News flash, 'UP' was ten times better 2D.
"no symptoms of eye strain or fatigue related specifically to playing with an extra dimension"
Of course you won't mind if I get a second opinion from my physician here, Dr. Who. He's somewhat an expert in "playing with an extra dimension".
I don't much feel like coming out of a game looking one of the bug-eyed aliens I just shot in it.
Then in the year 2020 we can all sit in a chair and have a metal spike plugged into our heads and play a game called "The Matrix". Ill stick with just playing normal video games cause thats enough fun for me.
My head hurts just by going to see a movie in 3D I don't think a game would be much better. Just end up a headache for me.
Skeptical about this....
I would be fine with this as long as games didn't make it as cheesy as in the movies where they have clearly put in certain parts where something out of the ordinary pops out so you all know your watching 3D.
as long as it isnt the red and blue 3D like with Sly 3 XD
ive used them... meh
NO, just not gonna happen. I have my limits, and sitting downstairs with these on is just too much. Not going to work.
What game or games did they do their 3D testing with?
This should be something else cant wait to have blood and gore flying at me in the third dimension....oh video games
Why don't you buy it for me and I'll test it out for you.
Dead Space in 3-D, ya for sure.
I really doubt the sentence where there are no symptoms of eye strain. Video games, as they are, can cause eye straining if you play a little too long, so how can they determine if it's the glasses or the game? Besides, I really don't look good in glasses, so I would look ridiculous playing a game with them on. Speaking of which, how can I use a headset while I'm wearing those bulky things? Either come up with built-in headset or there'll be some major issues.