Sony: No confirmation of 3D games

Footage shown of 3D gaming on titles such as Gran Turismo 5 in the latest episode of Qore, a subscription show on PlayStation Network, are not confirmation of 3D support being added to these games, according to a clarification issued by Sony.

As reported by IGN, the US web magazine showed a series of videos off first party games including LittleBigPlanet, Killzone 2, Super Stardust HD and WipEout HD Fury. However, Sony soon clarified the assumption that this meant 3D versions of the games were in development.

 

"That last feature included interviews, footage from CES 2010, and a brief montage of SCEA titles intended as examples of what 3D gaming might encompass. It is hard to do justice to just how amazing 3D gaming looks in a 2D presentation—even in an HD product such as Qore," reads the clarification posted in an update by IGN.

"However, as we wanted to give our viewers an idea of the possibilities that 3D gaming has to offer, we decided to use stock footage of several first-party games that were on display at the show, including Killzone 2 (a 3D version of the television commercial was shown at CES).

"Unfortunately, our feature did not make it clear that the 2D game footage was included for demonstration purposes only. We apologize for the erroneous inference that 3D versions of LBP, Wipeout HD, Killzone 2, Gran Turismo 5 or Super Stardust HD are in production."

 

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What and you recon 600Hz is actually going to happen, Panasonic and there lies, its utter crap, 200Hz is all thats needed for now theres no source anyway that displays full HD accept Bluray and Games

Well I'd like to say I've seen the Sony 3D TV's a few weeks ago at the sony convention in Sydney, with a firmware version which supports 3D on their PS3. Some pretty sweet games coming out, and yes you do have to wear glasses.

They synchronise the refresh of 200Hz/sec with the TV so the picture looks 3D.

More about them when they come out later this month. I shall be selling them at Harvey Norman! Hint buy it off me

"Play your 3d games IN 3D" doh, i think they should rename the "3d stuff" to some like "3d immersion" or "required 3d glasses" or whatever but to call a 3d game (or movie) 3d sound a bit absurd.


Xilo said,
3D is retarded anyways. It's just a gimmick.

Pretty much, in the home market at least.

Very few films have gotten it right while most others have failed totally.

Yes, keep saying that ... all the while ALL movies that have opened at the top of the box office charts recently have been in 3D. It's all just a gimmick...

sabrex said,
Yes, keep saying that ... all the while ALL movies that have opened at the top of the box office charts recently have been in 3D. It's all just a gimmick...

1. Most of the 3D is just forced like in Alice in Wonderland.
2. Requires glasses to be able to see. This is more of a problem for people that already wear glasses.
3. A lot of people are entirely unable to view the 3D. I have a really bad astigmatism in one eye and I can't see the 3D.
4. Costs more.

Yes, it is a gimmick. It's a gimmick to make you pay more.

Edited by Xilo, Apr 7 2010, 4:02pm :

You do not necessarily need glasses for 3D. Some tv lenses have been developed which remove the need for glasses. The problem is, they are rubbish compared to the technology that requires the glasses.

I wear glasses already and I can watch 3D. You just put the 3D glasses over your prescription glasses. What is the problem? The only difficulty is trying to kiss your girlfriend with over sized glasses.

Edited by Zlain, Apr 7 2010, 5:59pm :

Lmfao... well, I can personally confirm there is a 3D version of SuperStardust HD, I've played it. They specifically mentioned Wipeout working in the 3D session @ GDC (even the resolution and fps they used to get it working), as well as Motorstorm: Pacific Rift and MLB10: The Show.

oh this whole 3D thing is getting annoying, when I read that I thought um arnt the games already in 3D aka a polygon 3D environment... now 3D is if you use 3D glasses... this is like when HD meant Hard disk now it means High Definition ad nwe have to say HDD for hard disk drive...

neufuse said,
oh this whole 3D thing is getting annoying, when I read that I thought um arnt the games already in 3D aka a polygon 3D environment... now 3D is if you use 3D glasses... this is like when HD meant Hard disk now it means High Definition ad nwe have to say HDD for hard disk drive...

Do you hear that? It's the sound of you getting old! Soon enough you'll be using the phrase "back in my day..."

(don't worry, I'm in the same boat )

neufuse said,
this is like when HD meant Hard disk now it means High Definition ad nwe have to say HDD for hard disk drive...
I always saw it written as HDD, even in the 90s.

Osirus23 said,

+1

Although back then HD usually meant Heavy Duty.

Or "high density" 1.44MB floppy disks

Edited by Anarki, Apr 7 2010, 1:41pm :

Kirkburn said,
I always saw it written as HDD, even in the 90s.

HDD? You mean High Density Diskette? *lol* HD was what we called a Hard Drive back then, HDD was a diskette

Kirkburn said,
I always saw it written as HDD, even in the 90s.

I remember when it was FDD for Floppy Disk Drive and FDD for Fixed Disc Drive. You just had to "hear the nuance."

neufuse said,

HDD? You mean High Density Diskette? *lol* HD was what we called a Hard Drive back then, HDD was a diskette

Diskettes were usually labelled DS/DD or DS/HD for Double Sided/Double Density or Double Sided/High Density.

Osirus23 said,

Diskettes were usually labelled DS/DD or DS/HD for Double Sided/Double Density or Double Sided/High Density.


You never had an ED disk?

Edited by neufuse, Apr 7 2010, 6:59pm :

...and a new TV. The glasses use a wi-fi or bluetooth connection to the tv to sync frames, which isn't available. Samsung's TV's are the first to market, while Sony's will be out in June (so yeah, E3 is about right).

Although nVidia has some tech to get it working without all the extra stuff....

You know if they said that adding 3D was the reason why GT5 still hasn't been released, it might've actually made me interested in the game again. But o well