Originally Posted by Connector
Yeah! I am really curious about virtua tennis. That game is very framerate demanding, and the 3 games you have mentioned are games that don't run like butter on my new ipad. I would be curious to hear if the ball moves with no framerate drops, and if the game does not experience as little stuttering occasionally, and if any extra effects were added (which I doubt).
Gof 2 hd runs pretty good on my new ipad, but when things get really hectic it does experience some framerate slowdown, but nothing that is showstopping.
Nova 3 as Jbruu seems to point out seems to be running close to 30 fps even when loaded. On my new ipad, framrates can depend on the action. During light conditions, it probably gets close to 30 fps with no effects. Medium 18 fps, which means playable but with noticeable framerate smoothness. Heavy 12 fps with a little stuttering. But playable all around, but kind of feels more like a computer emulator, rather than a console ready version.
Would you and Jbruu respond to whether you think Nova 3 would be considered console ready? It seems like you all get solid 30 fps framerates and getting a little more added effects, I guess you don't get anti-aliasing and I doubt would get framerates close to 60 fps, in fact maybe this game is locked at 30 fps which many games seem to be.
Not to put you and Jbruu on the spot or anything, but does your versions of Nova 3 seem like something that could be a video of an xbox 360 game?
And let me know how Virtua tennis runs on the ipad 4, I wonder if it runs like butter with absolutely no framerate problems. Or if it is more of a design problem with the game itself.
And jbruu, guess you don't like shmups, Dodonpachi Ressurection hd is one of the best shmups on ios. Try downloading the lite version. Before ios 6.0.1, there were slight framerate problems on my new ipad. But after ios 6.0.1, all cave games are running like butter on my new ipad. Yeah!
Ios 6.0.1 for me, added about 5 fps on some games, and the games that had a little slowdown under fully loaded conditions, don't have them anymore. I think I embellished it a little in my previous posts, but yeah, when things run like butter as you say with no framerate problems, the games feel like arcade games, and are more pleasant to play.
Try dodonpachi ressurection hd lite. When you got 200 bullets on the screen on one time and get no framerate slowness, it is great.
And some of you mentioned the new ipad being underpowered, well, this is a little bit like heatgate, weightgate, etc. It is a little exagerated. Out of 6000 games that I have downloaded and 624 games on my current 64 gb new ipad, only about 10 really have what I consider to be framerate slowing to a degree enough to bother a picky person like myself. That is 0.1%.
That means 99.9% of game apps run fine on the new ipad. Which means will also run fine on the ipad mini. And all of these games are usually 2 gb disk space monsters which I never keep on my new ipad because of disk space problems.
But then again, out of all my hardcore games and I pretty much have them all, I would love playing Nova 3 and Virtual tennis with no framerate drops. But as Jbruu pointed out, there are some new games coming in the pipeline that will blow us away on the ipad 4. With console graphics, 60 fps, and hopefully anti-aliasing.
And then I will be jealous.