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just got my new Panasonic 50" 3D Plasma and christened it with Killzone 3.

in 3D this game is AMAZING. 3D makes it a bit harder to play, a lot to take in, but man seeing games like this on a console platform, no wonder i havnt gamed on my PC for a long time.

bring on Crysis 2
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just got my new Panasonic 50" 3D Plasma and christened it with Killzone 3.

in 3D this game is AMAZING. 3D makes it a bit harder to play, a lot to take in, but man seeing games like this on a console platform, no wonder i havnt gamed on my PC for a long time.

bring on Crysis 2
You get the GT25 or the VT25? I have the 42" GT25 its a great tv.

GT5 in 3D looks really good, try that out if you already haven't.
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yeah waiting til my make rocks up tonight, gonna get written off and play GT5 in 3D, coz i got a logitech wheel setup for it now

i got the VT20. australia doesnt have the VT25 yet i dont think. i had read about it but it doesnt appear to exist down here.
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How different is 3D? I have been mulling over getting a 3D tv but not sure
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its a gimmick, theres no doubt about it. but its a pretty damn awesome gimmick man.

you just gotta weigh up the options, the size of your TV, then the cost difference between 3D and non-3D.

for me, it was a difference of like $300 so why not. when you're spending like $1500 whats another $300 really?

all my research lead me to understand that Plasma is the way to go for 3D too, coz it produces the image better, not necessarily better quality but i mean if you move your head or view on a different angle, you still maintain the 3D image as opposed to LCD which was the worst at this. plus there is meant to be much less ghosting.

its an experience. i havnt watched a 3D movie yet, to me i cant really see myself spending all my time in front of a TV with a pair of bloody glasses on, but its fun.

and as i said, Killzone 3 in 3D is truly amazing ay, worth the $300 for me and i havnt even tried the other games yet

oh wait i tried Black Ops, that was awesome too.

im a little devestated though coz i wanted a new TV back in like November/December and had i been smart about it and made my Plasma choice then, Panasonic had a bonus pack that included a 3D Blu-ray home theatre and a copy of Avatar 3D, with an extra pair of glasses.

i got nothing with my purchase.
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i heard it's super disorientating.
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yeah can be. Black Ops is way worse for that, cant scope up in 3D, cant see anything.

KZ3 really nailed the whole 3D depth of view thing.
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How different is 3D? I have been mulling over getting a 3D tv but not sure
If you want to just 'try out' 3D, you can do it relatively cheaply on the PC.

All you need is a 3D monitor (about $270 new; cheaper used) and Nvidia 3D glasses kit (about $150 new). So between $400 and $500 to 'try out' 3D.

The gpu you have (the GTX 460) is plenty for 3D (might have to play at lower resolutions and settings; 3D on PC cuts fps in about half).

And tons of PC games support 3D (I would say most modern PC games do pretty well in 3D; big exception is Crysis which looks like s**t in 3D).

Whether you like 3D technology or not, you can sell your stuff for a small lose (or break even or profit if your lucky).

About 3D Plasma's..... for 3D technology in general, Plasmas > LCD's because Plasma's have a lot less crosstalk (aka ghosting) in 3D. And Panasonic Plasma's are the best in the biz (not counting the very expensive Kuro's that is).

I bought my 42" Panasonic 3d Plasma for $800 about a month ago. Its selling on Amazon for $750 right now which is a really really good deal ( ).

The 50" Panasonic 3D plasma (GT25) is selling for $999 on Amazon right now also, which is a pretty good price.

Stores are trying to get rid of older models (the GT25, VT25's) because Panasonic is rolling out their yearly updates (GT30, VT30's).

Also, Panasonic is introducing a less expensive line of 3D Plasma's this year. The ST30 line. So you might want to keep an eye out for the ST30 line.
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BTW, if you live by a Fry's electronics in the US the 42" GT25 3D Plasma (same 3D TV I have) is for sale for $599 (in store only). That's a great price for a great 3D tv.

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthr...5133&t=2703479
    
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