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then it's the shoddiest put together letter by a professional, ever.
Still though HOLYFUCKINGSHIT
they already have to power it twice, for the two screens, so it'll be four times. doesn't need to be too powerful really.
The current set up is only powering two screens as a single large display.
For the 3D thing it might be necessary to refresh this twice as quickly, which I reckon would be an arse.
THAT SAID, any method which doesn't involve glasses and is true 3D can only really work using a lenticular method which will be a complete cunt to control given you really have to be in exactly the right position for it to work. But if you're doing that sort of view you *don't* need to double refresh the screens.
that the science majors at Ninty might have thought of that.
Why is it that no one can just show something nice and new without the scepticism engine immediately firing up? :-(
you'll see you have to sit at just the right angle for it to work.
It's totally impossible to do it without glasses or some sort of method of direct delivery to each eye. Until we have laser projection systems that follow your head it's going to be a bit tough to achieve.
WTF is everyone's problem with wearing glasses? It's glasses-ist, that's what it is. FUCK YOU 20/20 vision cunts. SEE HOW WE FEEL, FUCKERS!
What kind of idiotic blog wouldn't reprint a story like that?
The teal test is if anyone tracks down further information that can be sourced to something other than the "letter" cited here or unfounded speculation on the part of some two-bit blog.
That's real? Surely that's not real.
I assume it's just a mock up but I am impressed with how clever the DSi is in terms of using its camera and microphone for gaming.
i made a post about it but no one cared :(
Come back to me when you build a console that allows me donkey punch Princess Peach, Nintendo. Maybe then I'll be bothered.
I can only guess that they've hired General Goodwill Majurongo of the Premier Lagos Capital Bank, it seems to have been written in his inimitable prose.
Nintendo's games usually turn out fun. Decent FPS and driving games turn out fun. No reason why anyone needs to deride the other because they personally don't like them.
i'd put it down to that :-(
are the godfathers, aside from the glory of a shigeru myiamato and the plethora of amazing, heart warming joyous games, they are true innovators, analogue sticks, shoulder buttons, trigger buttons(ok z button not quite), stupid remote control motion sensing, it all started with Nintendo, Sony etc just copied and refined there ideas. Christ the playstation was initiall a joint venture between Nintendo and Sony!
Growing up with the NES, Gameboy, SNES etc the magic just soaks into you for life. The Wii isn't my bag however so no Ninty magic for me this gen
rumours are that there's some pretty spicy tech being lined up to power it, but I sort-of like that Nintendo have encouraged developers to do more with less by not engaging in the arms race that the other systems have. I think they're in a pretty good position there anyway: the PSP's visuals are looking a bit ropey nowadays, so if they can put out something that manages to match up to the Wii's looks (with a 3D, 2 screen setup) they should do well.
Nintendo can be very very good at taking a bit of tech and turning it into, well.. a toy (and that's not supposed to be a cuss). Something solid and that works well. So interesting to see what they do with this.
It's a console that goes under your TV - it should be about fun and action and quick and easy shit.
If I want to immerse myself in WW2 or some dark as shit game then I'd use the tool for the job: A PC or a Mac.
which I'd guess'll mean we see more and quicker ports.
to see Gabe Newell's 'thing'
Valve's backcatalogue's being launched along with it in April and all future Valve games are getting a simultaneous release. A couple of other games that use Steam on PC (Football Manager for one) will no doubt use it on the Mac as well so it wouldn't surprise me to see other developers start taking the platform a little more seriously.
then you went off on this anti-Wii shit again.
You're better than that Bamnan.
Man if you're going to respond to a bit of trolling like it's real you can at least, you know, 'bring it'. Try reading some Stealthy posts to get the idea...
I don't notice the chair I'm sitting on if the game is good and engaging.
As someone who spent many years living with other people in share houses I can't imagine anything more annoying than housemates gallumphing through the living room while I'm playing Thief: The Dark Project with the lights low.
That's before you consider them maybe wanting to watch some TV.
Not all of us have 1080 HD TVs either. I've personally never owned a TV with a resolution as high or a picture as crisp as the PC monitors I have.
I just think your reasoning was pretty silly. Consoles are cheaper than PCs but a lot of people already have PCs and maybe can't afford two consoles.
There's absolutely no reason you personally have to want a Wii, you just have to accept there is a very real market for such a device. It's a far more 'inclusive' console than the PS3 or xbox when it comes to gaming. If you live on your own or hate your housemates then it's probably not really something that will appeal, though.
so the success of the thing is well-deserved as far as I'm concerned.
I think desktops still have a lot of catching up to do in terms of providing anything like the ease and convenience of console gaming though. People always say that you can hook your computer up to your lounge TV and get a pad for it, but.. who does that? You'd have to move it back when you wanted to write the second chapter of your Bridget Jones/Harry Potter slashfic. I think Steam for OSX has potential to be pretty amazing because of the closed design of most Macs; either something will work on your machine or it won't. No more frigging tweaks or upgrades.
Plus, I'm always a bit thrown when people say they go to PC gaming for a more immersive experince. Really? On a console you can mong down on the sofa and sort of forget about your surroundings. On a PC I'm sat in an upright chair using the same tools I just used to shift data in excel for eight hours. It's like fighting WW2, but at work.
But I totally think anyone who disparages the Wii fails to realise that there are a large number of gamers out there who don't particularly think GTA/FPS War games are that great. The Wii's got an amazing 'fun' aspect the other consoles don't push (Star Wars LEGO brings it no matter what console you have, though).
Personally speaking I don't like using consoles like the PS3, etc. for those sorts of games. I find the controllers too fiddly and I prefer gaming at my PC for that reason, at a desk.
3 dual screen
3 dimension screen
Say it again.
Can't wait to have this buried under my dirty laundry
some talk about a '3D control' device, which could be dual analog sticks or something more adventurous (some funny-sounding patents floating around apparently). There are also some versions of the no-glasses 3D screen tech in cellphones already, so it's not totally pie-in-the-sky; people are also wondering whether a super-sensitive motion sensor would be able to add to the effect (so it predicts the angle at which you're looking at the screen from the orientation of the device, I guess?).