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Statistics On 3D Gaming Interest


image3D gaming is getting buzz with the Nintendo 3DS on the horizon and Sony’s recent firmware update. But, do gamers really want it?


The CEA, you know the company that produces the Consumer Electronics Show, conducted a study on the interest of 3D gaming and announced the results at the LA Games Conference.


Here’s what they found out.


  • 1 in 4 interested in home 3D video game experience.


  • 1 in 2 people who saw a 3D movie in the last 12 months are interested in playing 3D games at home.


  • 1 in 5 say playing video games in 3D would be their primary reason for buying a 3DTV.


Within twelve months, Nintendo will release the Nintendo 3DS, a handheld with a 3D screen that doesn’t require glasses. Sony is preparing 3D versions of games like Motorstorm 2 (pictured), Super Stardust HD, and Gran Turismo 5. Microsoft has not announced any plans for 3D gaming so far.

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