Anandtech put the iPad 2 under a GLBenchmark 2.0 test, a great benchmark for seeing the power of the GPU (where Apple is claiming 9x the performance of the original iPad), and came away with some staggering results. The iPad 2, or I guess more specifically, the A5 chip is going to be an absolute beast for 3D gaming.…
For anyone looking to dive into the world of 3D gaming head first, Digital Storm's 3D Vision Surround BlackOPS package is a fine place to start. For $2800, you get the BlackOPS Assassin and three 3D-ready, 1080p Asus displays.
Sony is not taking any risks with its latest set of terms and conditions, warning of "eye strain, eye fatigue or nausea" and suggesting children have their eyes poked by a doctor before being allowed to play 3D games.
Nintendo's just confirmed that the Nintendo 3DS will launch in all major markets by March 31, 2011. No word on pricing or who—Japan, Europe, or America—gets to play first. One more thing, the 3DS' design might change.
It's a good week for Nintendo to be hinting at their next console going 3D. After all, their 3DS portable has been lapped up by every dog in town for E3, and all eyes are on Ninty's next move.
ASUS' PG276 has the glory of being the largest 3D monitor so far to have been announced—measuring 27-inches, it's also joined by a 23-inch version, the VG236H. Both require NVIDIA's active glasses, due to the 3D being stereoscopic.
NVIDIA's already thrown its weight behind 3D gaming, and we all know Nintendo's got something exciting lined up soon—but if you speak to Ubisoft, 3D gaming will be so popular, by 2012 half the games will be 3D-enabled.
I've been skeptical of the big push for 3D in TVs and movies. But I just played the first 45 minutes or so of Metro 2033 on a top-of-the-line 3D-enabled gaming rig and, well, wow.
Using a mouse is old-hat, if the recent wave of ball-shaped motion-sensing PC remotes is anything to go by. Straight out of Japan, the Puyocon can be squeezed, thrown around or rolled, controlling actions on the computer.
As the Zune HD launch looms ever closer, a smorgasbord of purported launch videos have offered up what appears to be the best demonstration yet of the sleek, sexy portable's 3D gaming capabilities.
I still have serious doubts about 3D PC gaming actually taking off, but Maingear's Nvidia-powered Prelude 2 3D gaming rig neatly bundles everything you need into a $2000 package.
Reviewers at Hel.io took a look at the EVDO-enabled Helio Hero Smartphone, giving it their highest kudos. They liked the easy-to-use phone, and were also quite fond of the Helio mobile service powering all the festivities. They added that the 2.2-inch 240x320 LCD screen displayed "quality video cleanly and quickly."…