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Sony To Launch First 3D PS3 Games On Friday 151

Posted by Soulskill
from the how-about-games-with-a-three-dimensional-story dept.
Stoobalou writes "Sony plans to show off the first 3D PlayStation 3 games in the UK on 10 June, with a retail launch on 11 June. If you were wondering why Sony is shutting down half the PSN today for maintenance, then wonder no more. We reckon the company's simply gearing up for the launch of the PlayStation 3's first stereoscopic 3D games. Unfortunately, many game developers are seemingly indifferent to the 3D revolution at the moment. In fact, EA CEO John Riccitiello reckons that it's going to be a good three years before 3D becomes a standard gaming feature. Riccitiello explained that there's a big difference between converting a game to run in 3D mode and properly developing it to take full advantage of the extra dimension."

Comment: The scariest part of this article (Score 1) 553

by slickquickyb (#12389951) Attached to: Microsoft Wants Sit-Down With OSS Advocates
You know what the scariest part of this whole article is? The fact that everyone in the article seems to be pushing for changing our patent system to first to file, instead of the current system of first to invent, or oblivious to its consequences. Imagine what Microsoft could do with that change coupled with software patents. Anything they could think up to patent would be their intellectual property. Google about patent harmonization, and first to file vs. first to invent

Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage. -- Lazarus Long