iPad 2 Optimized Games: Real Racing 2 HD, Infinity Blade
With the iPad 2 about to launch, a couple of App developers are taking advantage of this time to launch new iPad 2 optimized versions of their apps.
Australian developer Firemint has just launched Real Racing 2 HD, which is the iPad version of their popular racing game. Besides supporting the original iPad, the new version of the game also supports the iPad 2 specifically:
- For iPad 2, full-screen anti-aliasing, fully-modeled vehicle interiors visible through translucent windows, high-detail objects and surfaces and enhanced reflections
- Full support for iPad 2's gyroscope for precision steering
The iPad/iPad 2 version of the game is available now for $9.99. [App Store]
Meanwhile, ChAIR / Epic Games has announced that Infinity Blade will see an updates on Friday bringing iPad 2 optimizations to their game.
One of the most popular gaming apps released to date, the ground-breaking Infinity Blade will be updated tomorrow with new optimizations specifically for iPad 2. Taking advantage of the processing power of iPad 2, Infinity Blade looks and plays better than ever and is the ultimate show off your iPad 2s graphics prowess" app!
Infinity Blade is based on Epic's Unreal Engine 3 and has been an impressive example of what's possible on Apple's iOS devices. The iPad 2 update has not yet been released, but the original version remains available for $5.99. [App Store]