ASUS Windows Phone 3D Games

An ASUS Windows phone prototype with 3D games running has been demoed; the games were built with the new XNA Game Studio 4.0. One of the two titles shown was Harvest pictured below; unfortunately, no 2D representations of actual 3D software are available.

(Harvest shown NOT running in 3D)

According to Engadget reviewers:

We didn't get to see any full motion 3D camera moves, since Battle Punks is just composed of two characters duking it out, and The Harvest has a fixed camera and some pre-rendered elements, but there were indeed some real polygons being crunched before our eyes at a full resolution (no upscaling), alpha-rev, choppy framerate, and we were assured that full screen 3D was possible.

I'm betting that it won't quite measure up to the kind of pocket device 3D that sf fans are used to, like the hand-held projector/data repository for the plans of the Death Star in the second Star Wars movie.

(Death Star hologram)

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