I'm not sure how she handles, but Real Racing 3, sure looked fast today at Electronic Arts' summer showcase. The game is the sequel in the cutting edge racer from Fire Monkey, the joint operation of Firemint (creators of Real Racing, as well as iOS hit Flight Control) and EA's in-house studio Iron Monkey.
In the midst of all today's iPad news, we're also hearing about a number of iOS games. Hit game Flight Control is getting a sequel this month.
The stealth of Metal Gear, from its top-down days, meets the path-drawing mechanics of Flight Control in Spy Mouse for iPhone and iPod touch. How well do stealth and touchscreen controls go together?
When the most exciting downloadable title in Nintendo's weekly lineup is an air traffic control sim game, it's either an excellent air traffic control sim game or a very slow week.
One of the big draws of Nintendo's new Wii U console is the fact it can stream games to a controller and also use that controller as a secondary screen. While Wii U won't be out until 2012, though, this iPad game can do it a lot sooner.
Video game giant EA, makers of Madden, Need For Speed and Battlefield (among many others) is snatching up Australia-based Firemint, creators of some of the most popular games on the iPad and iPhone, according to EA. The publisher gets the studio and the rights to its hit games, including Flight Control and Real Racing…
The latest update for killer iPad racing game Real Racing 2 HD adds the ability to play the game in 1080p at 30 frames per a second using your iPad as the steering wheel.
If the iPad does indeed "kill" the home video game console, as some doomsayers have warned, then this video of Firemint's Real Racing 2 HD running on iPad 2 may be admissible as evidence in the murder case against Apple.
Firemint, developers of Flight Control and Real Racing 2, say in this interview the full-blown 3D racer for iOS/Android was "...developed over 18 months on a budget of US$2 million." Now the real question: How much did they make? [PocketfulOfMB.com]
Consider the bar upped.
With all of the much-deserved hoopla surrounding the release of Gran Turismo 5 for the Playstation 3, Firemint thought today might be a good day to show off Real Racing 2.
If ever a game begged to be controlled by a stick with a glowing ball on the end, it's Firemint's iPhone sensation Flight Control. Take a look at how the HD version for the PlayStation Move is shaping up.
Flight Control HD will have an interesting twist when it hits the iPad tomorrow morning: A fully playable 3D version of the game.
On its surface, Apple's iPad may seem like a glorified e-book reader, but developers working on games for the system say they see within its extra-large screen and faster processor, great gaming potential.