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The New iPad Retina Display Game Thread!

04-01-2012, 02:11 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 127
I sure thought the retina ready apps would get upgraded quicker then this. I sure have made a stupid purchase or two on some 'retina ready' apps in my haste of not being patient enuf to wait for what I really wanted in retina quality.

I wish I could craigslist my uber racing 3d purchase away.

04-02-2012, 12:14 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 4,032
Death Rally

According to dev about the latest (Apr 02 '12) update:

Quote:
★ Support for the new iPad - If you have the new iPad, this is the game you want!
And yes. It's crisp sharp. Sauscharf. Will post original size (4.7 MB PNGs) iPad 3 screenshots "before/after update" later. Edit: Done.

Before app software update (orig. size iPad 3):

http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/5...foreupdate.png

After update (orig. size iPad 3):

http://img822.imageshack.us/img822/6...terupdate1.png

http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/3...terupdate2.png

Resized 50 % to fit into forum (well—to some degree, sorry for the slightly oversize):

Before:



After:



Original image (after update) resolution, cropped:


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Last edited by Habakuk; 04-02-2012 at 01:13 PM.
04-02-2012, 03:07 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: France
Posts: 3,548
TowerMadness HD is now ENHANCED for the new iPad!

The game now displays at full "Retina" resolution and uses higher resolution artwork (icon, loading screen) on the new iPad.

Monsters ate my condo too!

Both still have a really high framerate.

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Last edited by killercow; 04-02-2012 at 03:24 PM.
04-02-2012, 03:56 PM
Icarus-X v1.9 with full retina iPad resolution support was approved minutes ago.
Still runs at 60fps!

http://itunes.apple.com/app/icarus-x/id354542499?mt=8
04-02-2012, 04:14 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Habakuk View Post
Riptide GP looks really great and is on sale right now. Some remarks.

Thank you for mentioning this game. It's fantastic!
04-02-2012, 06:30 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 4,032
^ You're welcome!

Zombie Highway

Now let 'em coming!

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04-02-2012, 08:51 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ssahnan View Post
I sure thought the retina ready apps would get upgraded quicker then this. I sure have made a stupid purchase or two on some 'retina ready' apps in my haste of not being patient enuf to wait for what I really wanted in retina quality.

I wish I could craigslist my uber racing 3d purchase away.
A lot of devs don't seem to care. It's either laziness, lack of financial incentive, or fear of large file sizes. That last one just gets my goat...
04-02-2012, 09:19 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 456
Icarus-X has been updated to retina HD. Look at level 3 boss.
04-03-2012, 04:39 AM
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Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 4,032
Action Adventure Bugdom 2!

Screenshots iPad 3 original size and resolution

Non retina:
http://img844.imageshack.us/img844/8...2nonretina.png

Retina:
http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/8...dom2retina.png


Original resolution, cropped, non retina:



Retina:



And Enigmo 2 by the same dev! Screenshot from App Store:



Monkey Bongo


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Last edited by Habakuk; 04-03-2012 at 05:02 AM.