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The funny thing is FIFA for IOS indeed got a better graphic than vita

02-21-2012, 11:07 PM
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The funny thing is FIFA for IOS indeed got a better graphic than vita

During the close up shot time,take a close look at each player in the game,it's obviously FIFA 12 on psvita has significantly more ploygons.
But when most time of gameplay, the IOS version has a better graphic——better resolution,less jaggies of shades, and you can tell more things on signboards.
Take price for each version into account for the comparsion would make more sense, and also not forget the psvita has a much better chip and GPU. And it's optimized for gaming.
So what's keep me wondering is ——low price for IOS app is a thing——but the most and main problem prevent IOS gaming getting better and serious is lacking a gaming controller with buttons or something like that.

Last edited by klarence; 02-21-2012 at 11:43 PM.
02-21-2012, 11:48 PM
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Funny thing is, I recently started playing a little bit of Star Wars The Force Unleashed, for the PSP, which is considered a slightly above average PSP game, and it's a better game then just about anything I've played on the iOS.

Nothing on the iOS compares, graphically, to Uncharted, or especially Virtua Tennis. Wipeout too, for that matter. Most Vita games are upscaled. They aren't even displaying native Vita resolution. Once that happens, it won't even be close. But Vita optimization will take a while to achieve. FIFA for the Vita is not displaying full Vita resolution.

I still play the NDS Call of Duty games. I didn't buy the Vita for the graphics. Graphics can be nice, but other things are more important.

The Vita will produce vastly superior graphics, on average, because of the added developmental time/costs and the increased production value of Vita games. Hardware-wise, the iPad 2 could reasonably compete with the Vita. The iPad 3 would probably have the capacity to beat it. But this is a software issue, not a hardware issue. $7 games cannot compete with $30-50 games. Which is fine. You'd be unrealistic to expect them to.

FIFA for the iOS is one of the best high-end, premium-quality games available for the iOS. I don't have anything bad to say about it, other then there might not be more than a dozen iOS games capable of competing with it. And seeing EA go from that to a Freemium Simpsons game makes me sick. FIFA is the last real game that EA developed for the iOS. If only more games came out that were as good. I'm not much of a soccer fan though. Heck of an achievement for AppStore gaming though.

Last edited by dumaz1000; 02-22-2012 at 12:01 AM.

02-22-2012, 12:08 AM
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A major, consistent commitment to geniune iOS development from established dev companies is the only thing truly holding iOS gaming back from the next level. Why they refuse to commit can be argued, but I'm not really going to. The hardware is there. The software is lacking. I wish Apple would get their asses in gear and start producing optimized first-party titles. Not that I honestly believe they ever will. Tis but a pipe dream, I'm afraid.

I could easily turn the tables though. Have you seen F1 2011 for the iOS? And have you seen it for the Vita? Needless-to-say, the iOS version is a complete joke. Quality of iOS gaming runs the spectrum. There's no consistency. I can't imagine how iOS gamers who don't have access to a site like this get by. Deciphering the good from the bad by yourself would be a complete chore.

Last edited by dumaz1000; 02-22-2012 at 12:19 AM.
02-22-2012, 06:32 AM
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I hardly believe this since FIFA 2012 is always a port of the PSP version. It may just look nicer on the slightly higher resolution display...

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02-22-2012, 06:38 AM
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Disagree Fifa on IOS is block people heaven

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02-22-2012, 06:49 AM
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Do you guys manage to play FIFA on handhelds, whether console or iOS? Or any football game for that matter?

I can't be bothered for some reason... the experience is just too inferior to the console version. AI, graphics, screen size, multiplayer... it's like playing an arcade game vs a simulation IMO

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02-22-2012, 10:00 PM
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02-22-2012, 10:53 PM
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Originally Posted by dumaz1000 View Post
I can't imagine how iOS gamers who don't have access to a site like this get by. Deciphering the good from the bad by yourself would be a complete chore.
I really wonder about this myself. I'd think that people who do have access to TA and equivalent sites and buy games are a small percentage of iOS gaming market. How do the others buy their games? In my country, very, very few iOS users play games, so I haven't had a chance to observe. How about users in other markets? If they aren't on a site like this, do they ever get excited about some new upcoming game? How much do 99cents sales affect them? How much do free sales affect them?

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02-23-2012, 04:08 PM
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I really wonder about this myself. I'd think that people who do have access to TA and equivalent sites and buy games are a small percentage of iOS gaming market. How do the others buy their games? In my country, very, very few iOS users play games, so I haven't had a chance to observe. How about users in other markets? If they aren't on a site like this, do they ever get excited about some new upcoming game? How much do 99cents sales affect them? How much do free sales affect them?
Heck, most of the people I personally know flock to free apps/games. It doesn't matter the platform.

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02-23-2012, 04:47 PM
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I dont understand why people still try and compare gameing on ios to dedicated gameing systems..3ds,Vita,psp etc.. There is a reason why ios gameing will never be all that popular to the majority. The Apple brand has always been about multi media entertainment...Internet,Books,Music,Movies and then gameing. If you compared the vita ,3ds and other gameing machines to these standards they would fail... You dont go out and buy a ferrari to go get food at the store:P . Personally i bought my ipad 2 for the multi-media experiance not for the gameing...if you bought the ipad 2 for just gaming then you have wasted your money and should have bought a console instead.