'Real Racing 2' to Support iPhone 4S's A5 and Split Screen AirPlay

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568787 largeFiremint has always been one to quickly jump on any new Apple technology announcements. With the iPhone 4S announcement, the company has announced support for the A5 chip found in the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 to provide enhanced visuals to their games.

Real Racing 2 [$4.99] and Real Racing 2 HD [$6.99] are set to receive a free and new update that’ll add an extra layer of graphical goodness on top of their pre-existing sizzle, all in the service of harnessing the A5 chip. New dynamic shadows and lighting, increased polygon counts, reflections, and exposure effects are all being added in the game’s latest update, which should hit pretty soon.

Firemint is also planning on offering split-screen "Party Play" mode that allows 4S and iPad 2 owners to allow 4 players to compete on the same large screen:

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dethmaShine Avatar
121 months ago
So how many of you can do that on Samsung Galaxy S II?

I think I should check the spec sheet. Maybe its there?

:cool:
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Mac21ND Avatar
121 months ago

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline is more an arcade racer than a simulator (RR2) but it offers the higher speed feeling, much more frantic action (jumps, ramps, shotcuts, collisions in slow motion, collect nitro drops, smash urban clutter…), the prettier tracks by far (drive during normal traffic on public streets) and most attractive supercars and bikes.

It offers video out as well. HD version for iPad in a time-limited sale right now.
http://itunes.apple.com/app/asphalt-6-adrenaline-hd/id400975931?mt=8

And MUCH better than "Party Play" (or online-multiplayer) is local multiplayer with some iPads (or iPhones/iPod touches) via Bluetooth in my honest opinion! Works even with the Mac version (WiFi) of the game. A complete new and exquisite racer feeling. Runs pretty well with Asphalt (since version 5) and RR2 as well. Easy to set up.

Have a blast with your friends! (And no, I am not the dev, just a recommendation.)


Huge Adrenaline 6 fan. I was disappointed in Real Racing 2. It's "real" but you're right; sometimes it's not nearly as fun. Looking forward to Adrenaline 7.
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Xtremehkr Avatar
121 months ago
Nintendo must be in a state of panic right now. Apple is about to steal their handheld market.
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DoFoT9 Avatar
121 months ago

The iPod touch is sold about 60 million units collectively. The original DS has sold over 146 million units collectively.


True, but you can't deny the novelty of being able to meet at a friends house and play on an appleTV :D !!
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toddybody Avatar
121 months ago



Nintendo must be in a state of panic right now. Apple is about to steal their handheld market.


Perhaps...except that the iPhone/iPod Touch doesnt have physical controls (which really are the best for most gaming) and the list of AAA titles Nintendo does. That said, Im glad to see folks like Epic take a really contemplative look at what the iOS can facilitate. Cheers
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MacFly123 Avatar
121 months ago

About to?? I'm not sure about figures, but I believe it is safe to say that today more people play on an iPhone/iPod touch/iPad than in any Nintendo handheld device.

Where I live I've seen far more kids playing with iPads than with a DS or something of that sort.


Tim just said in the keynote that the iPod Touch is the most popular portable game player now.

This is really cool that they are doing multiple streams. I didn't know AirPlay could do that! :eek: :cool: :apple:
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