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MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Daryl Sartain is Director & Worldwide Head of #XR, Displays, and Wireless Ecosystems for @Radeon at @AMD. He is also Chair o…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Arvind Kumar is a Senior Principal Engineer for @intel @IntelSoftware. At #IFCSummit he explained the workings of the Client…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Neil Schneider’s #IFCSummit opening presentation. #CloudComputing https://t.co/CFqiNxSzPV
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Our #videogames in the #clienttocloud revolution is going on now featuring @playhatchglobal @AccelByteInc @awscloud and @Sha
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: On stage now, the #Crypto and #Blockchain markets with Professor Bebo White @bebo and Melissa Brown, Senior Director Develop…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Finishing off our busy morning is Mark Morrison, Director of Sales for @magicleap. He was talking about Building ROI in the…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Dominique Pouliquen CEO of @CintooCloud did a live demo of their #clienttocloud technology. #IFCSummit #CloudComputing #VR h…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Next up is Stefan Holzer CTO of @fyusioninc on Democratizing #3D Content for #ecommerce. #IFCSummit #FutureComputing https:/…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Enabling an Immersive World panel moderated by Kevin Krewel of @tiriasresearch with Alex Hornstein CTO of @LKGGlass Rama Kri…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: Vinay Narayan VP at @htcvive starts off the morning for us here at #IFCSummit. He is speaking on how #5G is powering the nex…
MTBS3D RT @IFCSummit: We finished the first day of #IFCSummit with a great Futurists Panel moderated by @deantak of @VentureBeat with @awscloud @D
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MTBS3D RT @TheFoundryTeam: Mathieu Mazerolle, our Cloud Product Manager will be speaking at The @IFCSummit running November 5-6, 2019 at the Compu…

Batman Arkham City, Gears of War 3, and Nintendo 3DS Updates

Batman Arkham Asylum in 3D

Finally!  Some bright news to share in the 3D world.  First, Batman Arkham City is officially confirmed as having stereoscopic 3D support via Nvidia GeForce 3D Vision drivers and enhanced PhysX effects.  Batman Arkham Asylum was very memorable in 3D, and MTBS is hoping the follow-up is even better.  While there is no official mention of this by EIDOS, Arkham Asylum ran almost equally well on DDD and iZ3D stereoscopic 3D drivers, and we are hopeful the follow-up is a repeat in history.  Arkham City will be out in October.

Gears of War 3

Epic Games has confirmed that XBOX 360 exclusive Gears of War 3 will support stereoscopic 3D gaming as well.  HOWEVER, while this has not been officially stated, MTBS is well aware that the key ingredient in Epic’s 3D sauce on console is the Trioviz SDK.  Trioviz is a 2D+depth technology which means the game isn’t rendered with two distinct camera views, and is instead an extrapolation from one camera combined with depth buffer information.  While it works, the 3D depth and flexibility are likely going to be very limited compared to a true dual camera stereoscopic 3D rendering.  2D+Depth technologies are occasionally used on console because they let game developers render stereoscopic 3D games without turning down eye candy and losing much in the way of performance.

Nintendo 3DS

On the Nintendo 3DS front, their only game to make it to the top 20 titles in sales last week was The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D.  The silver lining is that the 3DS’ recent price drop helped with a 60% increase in game sales.  There is clearly a relationship between content quality and console pricing, so there is some real hope with this.