Gamescom retrospective: Sony missed a trick with the 3D TV

By August 26, 2011Newswires

Gamescom retrospective: Sony missed a trick with the 3D TV

By Steven Williamson

There’s no doubt that stereoscopic 3D brings some extra visual “oomph” to the gaming experience. Killzone 3, MotorStorm Apocalypse and Gran Turismo 5 have all shown off their 3D credentials in some style, and with the likes of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, Resistance 3 and many others set for the same treatment, there is certainly some value in picking up a new 3D TV.

For the majority of people though, 3D TVs are still far too expensive and many still aren’t convinced that the technology will in any way improve the experience – especially those who already have gigantic HD TVs in their gaming spaces. Before Gamescom, we asked numerous gaming friends what their thoughts were on 3D gaming and the vast majority weren’t that bothered about the technology and certainly weren’t looking at investing a lot of money in a 3D TV.

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