The Case for PC 3D Gaming | Digital Foundry

If this week's press launch for the Nintendo 3DS didn't demonstrate it spectacularly enough, the future of gaming has three dimensions. But while the Mario-makers' handheld is a great example of a gaming experience built for 3D from the ground up, elsewhere console 3D remains a compromised experience: few titles support the format, and resolution, frame-rate or both can be impacted in the transition from 2D to 3D.

So how about a gaming format that supports over 500 games in 3D for an alternative? A system that can run, say, Call of Duty: Black Ops in full 1080p with graphics settings that outstrip the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions, at the full 60 frames per second, and in 3D? Welcome to the world of NVIDIA 3D Vision.

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ATiElite2826d ago

We all know the PC has the Raw Muscle to do gaming and 3D gaming at what ever resolution your heart desires but the thing is.....3D is a fad that comes and goes every 5 to 10 years.

Hollywood has been playing this card forever, 3D, Imax, 3D Imax but it eventually wears off. Maybe 3D gaming will evolve to a point wear it truly makes gaming better and makes the game world more immersive but right now it's a fad that adds too much extra cost.