Sony Computer Entertainment made a point to proclaim itself the "undisputed leader in 3D in its press conference, releasing its 3D firmware update for PS3s and showing showing new footage for 3D supporting titles like Killzone 3D
At the company's E3 press conference, SCE's chairman and group CEO Kazuo Hirai stressed the company's to delivering 3D innovation and content with an end-to-end ecosystem of the 3D experience. "What PlayStation 3 did for BluRay, we're now ready to do for 3D as well," he promised.
He announced that the company's latest firmware update, which released in Japan recently and allows gamers to play titles with 3D support, is now available in North America, along with several PSN releases with built-in 3D support, such as Wipeout HD
, Super Stardust HD
, and PAIN
Hirai then brought Guerilla Games' director Herman Hulst to show off footage of Killzone 3D
, which will feature 3D visuals. "3D is a key pillar in our development process, and we are creating Killzone 3
with complete 3D integration in mind," commented Hulst.
The director then showed footage from a pre-Alpha build of Killzone 3D (after asking audience members to put on 3D glasses). Hulst announced that the title will release in February 2011 with support for PlayStation Move motion controls at launch.
Afterward, Hirai took the stage again to announce and show footage for several upcoming titles that will feature 3D support Sly Collection, Gran Turismo 3D, Crysis 2, Mortal Kombat, Shawn White Skateboarding, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, Tron Evolution, NBA 2k11
, and Motorstorm Apocalypse
He also pointed to other games that will take advantage of both 3D and PlayStation Move: The Fight, EyePey, Tumble
, and The Show