Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
arrowPress Releases
September 22, 2014
PR Newswire
View All





If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Press Releases
  ASSASSIN’S CREED® III PLAYABLE IN 3-D
  Share on Twitter Share on Facebook RSS
 
 
11/28/2012
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Gamers can play Assassin’s Creed ® III in 3-D on both 3DTVs and standard HDTVs thanks to 3D Glasses from TriOviz ®

PARIS - November 28, 2012 – Ubisoft ® and TriOviz ® announced today that they have again worked together to enable gamers to enjoy an exciting and immersive 3-D gaming experience: Assassin’s Creed III for PlayStation ®3 and Xbox 360 ® is already fully enabled to allow fans to play in 3-D on 3DTVs and also on standard HDTVs thanks to special TriOviz INFICOLOR ® 3D glasses.

This collaboration on Assassin’s Creed III builds on a partnership established between Ubisoft and TriOviz with Assassin’s Creed Revelations.

Gamers who own a 3DTV can play Assassin’s Creed III in 3-D using either the active shutter glasses or the passive polarized glasses that are compatible with their 3DTVs, simply by selecting Frame Packing” in the game’s Options/General/Stereoscopic menu.

Gamers who do not yet own a 3DTV can also enjoy the excitement of 3-D gaming simply by acquiring * a pair of TriOviz INFICOLOR 3D glasses. After selecting “INFICOLOR 3D” in the game’s Options/General/Stereoscopic menu, gamers get a surprisingly pleasant 3-D experience with depth and natural colors, on their standard HDTV sets.

“It has only been a few weeks since Assassin’s Creed III was released, and already raves from people playing in 3-D are appearing all over the web. Gamers are saying that every corner of Boston feels more real. Every crowd scene feels more lively. Every two-handed swordfight feels more exhilarating. Commanding the Providence in the Atlantic and battling with sailors feels more thrilling. They love the real-time cut scenes in 3-D. They find the story, the setting and the overall atmosphere even more engaging in 3-D,” noted Guillaume Gouraud, Head of Developer Relations at TriOviz , “And that’s no accident. We have continued to improve our 3D technology so that amazing games like Assassin’s Creed III are playable in 3-D on 100% of the television sets out there. Our mission is to open 3-D gaming to the widest possible audience.”

“The AnvilNext Engine delivers spectacular graphics with excellent detail. With TriOviz 3D Technology, we can offer the same realistic visuals in 3-D without sacrificing results or performance,” said Jean-Francois Saint Amour, Lead Graphics Programmer on Assassin's Creed 3 for Ubisoft , “Playing this game in 3-D makes it even more immersive, engaging and gritty. It’s a great preview of next-generation gaming, already here today.”

*TriOviz INFICOLOR ® 3D glasses can be purchased for $29.99 on http://www.trioviz.com/store
EDITORS :

High-resolution photos of TriOviz INFICOLOR 3D glasses are available on request via contact-media@trioviz.com

About Assassin's Creed III:

Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin's Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratohnnhaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage. Adopting the name Connor, he becomes the new voice for justice in the ancient war between the Assassins and Templars. Gamers become an Assassin in the war for liberty against ruthless tyranny in the most stylized and fluid combat experiences in the franchise to date.

Assassin's Creed III spans the Revolutionary War, taking gamers from the vibrant, untamed frontier and bustling colonial towns to the intense, chaotic battlefields where George Washington's Continental Army clashed with the imposing British Army and the tumultuous high seas. Assassin's Creed III will feature unprecedented scope and scale.

For more information on Assassin's Creed III, please visit the Assassin's Creed Official Website: www.assassinscreed.com

About Assassin's Creed:

Initially launched in 2007, the first four Assassin's Creed games have sold more than 38 million units worldwide, and the franchise is now established as one of the best-selling series ever. Recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry, Assassin's Creed transcends video games, branching out into other entertainment experiences including comic books, Facebook games, novels, short films and more.

About AnvilNext :

Assassin's Creed III is powered by Ubisoft-AnvilNext, a revolutionary new game engine that delivers breakthroughs in visual quality, character models and artificial intelligence. AnvilNext delivers a next-generation Assassin’s Creed experience on current-generation systems.

About Ubisoft:

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2011–12 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 1.061 billion euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

About TriOviz 3D Technology:

The TriOviz for Games SDK (Software Development Kit) leverages a game’s existing three-dimensional graphics information to greatly enhance depth perception, geometry volume and position of gaming characters and environments. This approach eliminates the need for rendering multiple images, which allows TriOviz for Games to run at full-frame rate on consoles. Game developers can maintain the resolution, performance and gameplay integrity of their AAA console games all while running in 3D stereoscopic mode.

TriOviz for Games Technology has already been used in eight AAA console games: Assassin’s Creed III™ (Ubisoft ®), Assassin’s Creed: Revelations™ (Ubisoft®), Batman: Arkham City™ (Warner Interactive®), Gears of War 3™ (Microsoft®), Captain America: Super Soldier™ (Sega®), Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters (Warner Interactive®), Thor: God of Thunder (Sega®), Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (Namco – Bandaï®), Batman: Arkham Asylum GOTY (Warner Interactive®).

For more information please visit: www.trioviz.com