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Nintendo Launches Glasses-Free 3D DS at E3

Nintendo has announced the follow-up to the DS games system, which will offer 3D gaming without the need for 3D glasses. The E3 Expo saw Nintendo reveal what it calls the ‘Nintendo 3DS’ that comes with a 3.53-inch top screen and a 3.02-inch bottom touchscreen. To achieve the 3D effect it has three cameras, one inner and two outer, which deliver the 3D effect and take 3D pictures.

Some of the more popular and famous Nintendo franchises are being previewed on the 3DS at E3, such as Kid Icarus, Mario Kart, Nintendogs, Pilotwings, Animal Crossing, Mario and Starfox.

Posted: June 18th, 2010
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Sony PS3 Update 3.30 With New 3D Feature

Sony’s latest PS3 update 3.30 is now available on the Sony network. It integrates the necessary firmware to take advantage of the compatible games on 3DTVs.

Given the limited availability of titles in Blu-ray and 3D television broadcasts, the first 3D content will likely be the games. As announced a few days ago, some of the first 3D titles will include Wipeout HD, Pain, Super Stardust HD, and MotorStorm Pacific Rift.

Posted: April 27th, 2010
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Glasses-Free Nintendo 3DS Handheld

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Nintendo is having its go at the exploding 3D market with their new DS handheld gaming system. The gaming industry giants just announced that its next handheld will be using 3D technology, and the kicker? It won’t require the user to wear 3D glasses to experience the effects of the 3D.

The Nintendo 3DS will work without glasses, although exactly how hasn’t yet been revealed by the wizards of Nintendo.

The expected aunch of the handheld 3DS is planned for this, sometime before April 2011, and it’s expected to be officially unveiled at the E3 games show in June.

Posted: March 23rd, 2010
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NVIDIA Play – 3D Gaming On Your TV

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NVIDIA just announced their 3DTV Play software technology, which will let you connect your GeForce GPU-powered desktop or notebook computer to new 3D TVs. They are promising the ultimate big screen 3D gaming experience. For the launch of 3DTV Play, NVIDIA is teaming up with Panasonic on its “Touch the Future Tour,” where people can test drive 3DTV Play-based PCs running on the new Panasonic Viera Full HD 3D TVs, that just launched earlier this month.

3DTV Play software lets you connect any compatible NVIDIA GeForce GPU-powered PC or notebook to 3D TVs.

Some Things to know about NVIDIA 3DTV Play:

Can be run on GeForce GPU-based desktop or notebook PCs equipped with an HDMI or DVI connector
Full support for all HDMI 1.4-compatible 3D TVs, including Panasonic VIERA Plasma full HD 3D TVs
Enables 1080p24, 720p60, and 720p50 3D formats
Supports any type of 3D TV including active-shutter TV glasses or passive polarized glasses
Advanced NVIDIA software and graphics drivers automatically convert more than 400 games to stereoscopic 3D in real time, without the need for special patches.
Enjoy full HD Blu-ray 3D playback with real-time GPU accelerated decoding and playback on GeForce GPUs(1)
Watch streaming 3D movies
View 3D photographs directly on the 3D TV
NVIDIA 3DTV Play software will be available later this spring and sold separately with an anticipated U.S. MSRP of $39.99. It will also be available for free for current NVIDIA 3D Vision™ customers.

Posted: March 18th, 2010
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