Sony hopes to make 3D gaming more accessible to the masses with its affordable PlayStation 3D Display, a 24-inch 3D television aimed at the college crowd. To sweeten the deal, the company just announced that those who pre-order the unit will receive an added bonus -- a copy of Insomniac's Resistance 3.

The unit retails for $499.99, and includes a pair of universal PlayStation 3D glasses, MotorStorm Apocalypse on Blu-ray, and an HDMI cable, meaning you'll have all the accessories you need to start 3D gaming right out of the box. Another interesting feature of the unit is its ability to display two full-screen (2D) HD images at once. Basically, if you and a friend are both wearing PlayStation 3D glasses (an extra pair retails separately for $69.99), you can both see completely different images on the same screen -- a definite step up from traditional splitscreen.

Interestingly, Resistance 3 was initially planned to be the pack-in game (as revealed when the TV was first announced at E3), but it was then replaced with MotorStorm Apocalypse. Now, to get Resistance 3 as a bonus, you'll have to pre-order the 3D Display by September 30, 2011.

This new video details all the features of the PlayStation 3D display.