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COMMENT: Is Stereoscopic 3D gaming ready?

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COMMENT: Is Stereoscopic 3D gaming ready?
Development is far further ahead than movies or television
by Duncan Geere

Amidst all this talk of 3D televisions and 3D movies, it's easy to forget one art-form that's been 3D since 1981 - Gaming. The Sinclair ZX81 had what many regard to be the first 3D game - 3D Monster Maze, which placed the player in a maze with a T-Rex, the objective being to escape before you got eaten.

But that isn't true 3D - it's not the kind that we've been looking at all week here on Pocket-lint. However the fact that games have already perfected the depiction of a 3D world is important - it means that there's far fewer problems to solve to get a real 3D experience.
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