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Advancements and Benefits of Stereoscopic 3D (S3D) in Games Development

Affiliations

  • Department of Computing, Technology and Engineering, Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil – 57000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University Parramatta NSW –2150, Australia

Abstract


Stereoscopic 3D (S3D) has been developed years ago more in the movie industry and the gaming industry. This paper evaluates the benefits versus the adverse effects that it has on people and conclude whether it is worth considering in the gaming industry. To achieve the desired outcome, we are going to review past studies conducted by researchers and then cumulate the solutions that they have given to finally decide on the whether it is worth considering in the industry. The research that was conducted showed that many papers have discussed a specific problem and tested a few hypotheses and eventually came up with a solution. This paper has summarised the previous papers where the solutions were found and then, has chosen the once that upon application can eventually enhance the experience of the viewer. Many of the researchers have discussed about the depth adjustments, parallax errors and quality of experience. Hence suggesting that, these are the most important factors to be focused on if we want to remove the discomforts.

Keywords

Anaglyph, Game Depth, Gaming, Graphic Card, Interactive Game, Immersion, Monoscopic, Playing Discomfort, Polarization, Quality of Experience, Stereoscopic 3D-Virtual Reality, S3D.

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