Real Racing Wheels Out Some Damn Nice Visuals for an iPad Racing Game

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. » 8/02/12 7:40pm 8/02/12 7:40pm

iPhone, iPad Darling Flight Control Gets a Sci-Fi Sequel

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. » 3/07/12 2:51pm 3/07/12 2:51pm

Spy Mouse Infuses Metal Gear Stealth with Flight Control Control

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? » 8/29/11 9:30am 8/29/11 9:30am

This is Flight Control to the Nintendo Download

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. » 8/18/11 12:40pm 8/18/11 12:40pm

The Wii U Has Been Beaten to the Punch by an...iPad Game

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. » 6/09/11 10:30am 6/09/11 10:30am

EA Buys Makers Of Flight Control, Real Racing

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 » 5/03/11 11:47am 5/03/11 11:47am

iPad 2 Racer Delivers High Def Gaming to Televisions

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. » 4/20/11 9:00am 4/20/11 9:00am

Real Racing 2 HD Turns Your iPad 2 Into A Console (And A 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. » 3/25/11 5:40pm 3/25/11 5:40pm

Even "Real" Mobile Games Costing Scant Millions to Develop

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? [] » 3/18/11 2:20am 3/18/11 2:20am

Meet the iPhone's Answer to Gran Turismo 5

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. » 11/24/10 11:30am 11/24/10 11:30am

A Look At Flight Control HD On The Move

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. » 8/26/10 6:00pm 8/26/10 6:00pm

iPad Gets Its First Real 3D Game (Glasses Not Included)

Flight Control HD will have an interesting twist when it hits the iPad tomorrow morning: A fully playable 3D version of the game. » 4/02/10 12:40pm 4/02/10 12:40pm

Game Developers See Potential, Not Gold Rush in Apple's iPad

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. » 1/29/10 6:40pm 1/29/10 6:40pm

Firemint Plans Dedicated iPad Version of Popular iPhone Game

Firemint, maker of Flight Control for the iPhone and iPod Touch (reviewed by Gawker boss Nick Denton in December), has announced it will bring an "optimized and re-imagined version" of that game to the iPad, announced today. » 1/27/10 8:30pm 1/27/10 8:30pm