The third dimension is taking over your local cinema. It's assimilating your HDTV. It might even be popping out of your next smartphone. And yes, it's creeping into PC gaming, too.
ExplainedStereoscopic 3D might not be to everyone's tastes, but it's certainly a lucrative business. For the past few years Nvidia has enjoyed a virtual stereo 3D monopoly on the PC with its 3D Vision technology, but AMD has belatedly entered the ring with its own technology called HD3D.
Sony appears to be not majorly worried about the apparent slow uptake of 3D TV and 3D games, according to comments from a Sony Computer Entertainment exec this week.
In something of a surprising move, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has issued a written apology to the first wave of Nintendo 3DS buyers, following the recent hardware price cut.
EA boss John Riccitiello has claimed this week that the publisher sees little current demand for 3D gaming, with poor returns to date from the investments the company has made in 3D console and PC game development.
E3 2011One of the bigger surprise announcements at Sony's E3 2011 press conference was the news of a new 3D PlayStation-branded monitor set to be released later this year.