Feeds

Panasonic signs Ubisoft for games on TV

Stereo 3D titles to run on your console telly

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

Panasonic and Ubisoft are to develop games for the consumer electronics giant's 3D TVs, the pair said today.

Shaun White Skateboarding

Shaun White Skateboarding: coming to Panasonic tellies

The agreement will see Ubisoft create "new 3D games and related television applications" which will be delivered via Panasonic's IPTV platform, VieraCast. Initial development work will centre on Shaun White Skateboarding and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier, Ubisoft indicated.

However, it said nothing about when the titles might appear on Panasonic TVs - or whether TV owners will have to pay to play.

Panasonic Viera P46VT20E

Panasonic's Viera P46VT20E: will run stereo big-league 3D games?

We suspect not: Panasonic's contribution, while said by the company to be "technical", will undoubtedly be financial too, and we can see it pushing out these games for free to help sell both stereoscopic 3D gaming and its 3D TVs.

Panasonic DMP-BDT100

The DMP-BDT100

Announced ahead of the IFA show in Berlin, news of the deal was accompanied by the unveiling of new 3D TVs - plasmas in particular - and 3D Blu-ray Disc players such as the Wi-Fi enabled, half-a-second booting DMP-BDT100 and higher-end DMP-BDT300. ®

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

More from The Register

next story
PEAK APPLE: iOS 8 is least popular Cupertino mobile OS in all of HUMAN HISTORY
'Nerd release' finally staggers past 50 per cent adoption
Tim Cook: The classic iPod HAD to DIE, and this is WHY
Apple, er, couldn’t get the parts for HDD models
Apple spent just ONE DOLLAR beefing up the latest iPad Air 2
New iPads look a lot like the old one. There's a reason for that
Google Glassholes are UNDATEABLE – HP exec
You need an emotional connection, says touchy-feely MD... We can do that
Lawyers mobilise angry mob against Apple over alleged 2011 Macbook Pro crapness
We suffered 'random bouts of graphical distortion' - fanbois
Caterham Seven 160 review: The Raspberry Pi of motoring
Back to driving's basics with a joyously legal high
prev story

Whitepapers

Cloud and hybrid-cloud data protection for VMware
Learn how quick and easy it is to configure backups and perform restores for VMware environments.
Getting started with customer-focused identity management
Learn why identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth, and how without it there is no way to identify and engage customers in a meaningful way.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
New hybrid storage solutions
Tackling data challenges through emerging hybrid storage solutions that enable optimum database performance whilst managing costs and increasingly large data stores.
Website security in corporate America
Find out how you rank among other IT managers testing your website's vulnerabilities.