PlayStation 3 videogames go 3-D in a big way
Sony is adding another dimension to PlayStation 3 videogames, promising players will be fighting, firing, driving and more in 3-D by the end of the year.
The Japanese videogame titan showed off an array of upcoming 3-D titles and pinned its hopes on realism-generating synergy by combining immersive graphics with its Move motion-sensing controllers due out in September.
"Some of our biggest titles for PlayStation 3 this year will be in 3-D," Sony president of networked products and services group Kazuo Hirai said at a press conference on the opening day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
"What titles like 'Avatar' are doing for movies, titles like 'Killzone 3' will do for games."
"Killzone 3," set for release in February next year, will be the first 3-D installment in the beloved science fiction war game franchise.
Coming titles will work with new 3-D televisions that Sony unveiled early this year and is readying for market. A software update to existing PS3 consoles allows them to run 3-D videogames, according to Hirai.
"In the next year, Sony will be the undisputed leader in 3-D," Hirai vowed. "It is a whole other dimension for the PS3 and for the industry."
(c) 2010 AFP