Group studio manager Mick Hocking talks about his company’s learnings over first year of 3D gamiing

By July 21, 2011Newswires

Develop 2011: Group studio manager Mick Hocking talks about his company’s learnings over the first year of 3D gaming.

By Guy Cocker

Who was there: Sony Europe group studio manager Mick Hocking oversees the company’s four UK-based studios–Evolution, Soho, Liverpool and BigBig–as well as the Worldwide Studios’ stereoscopic 3D team.

What they said: Sony has been a big proponent of 3D gaming, and after a year of supporting the technology and three firmware updates to the PlayStation 3, the console now boasts over 50 compatible games. According to research, 42 per cent of consumers are interesting in gaming in 3D, but one of Hocking’s primary concerns is now around “poor quality” 3D having a negative effect on consumers.

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