Will 3D save the console?

By June 16, 2009Newswires

Will 3D save the console?
Real 3D games were on display at E3, with James Cameron’s Avatar from Ubisoft and Blitz showcasing its 3D technology with Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao. But will it save the console?

3D is becoming big news. James Cameron has said it will change the face of gaming, because with 3D “you are in the game. This is the ultimate immersive media." (CNET)

I was initially sceptical about the benefits of 3D. But a recent visit to Blitz Games Studios has begun to change my mind. I saw a demonstration of a 3D cartoon (which can’t be made public for legal reasons) and Invincible Tiger: The Legend Of Han Tao, a traditional side-scrolling beat-‘em-up taken to a whole new dimension just by putting on a pair of 3D glasses.

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