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What do ipod games look like on the ipad?

05-12-2012, 12:55 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 237
What do ipod games look like on the ipad?

Ok, some games come with an ipod/iphone version and a HD version for the ipad.

What do the ipod/iphone versions look like when they're on the ipad?
05-12-2012, 01:58 PM
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: whiterun
Posts: 174
Depends if it is retina on iPod and if your on iPad 3, if so they look good enough to play, eg cut the rope, where I do not think. It warrants another purchase for iPad as the iPhone version looks good enough
05-13-2012, 04:10 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 877
It's usually a bit blurry and it has a black border.
I can't stand it to be honest. Unless it's a majorly good game that only has an iPhone version, that's the only way I'll play.
It's called x 2 mode.

It's not as bad if the game has retina..but no retina it's kinda crap, playable, yes, but the experience isn't as good.

Try to always buy universal builds.. I am seriously griped when a game isn't universal.

Currently addicted to: Duet game, Threes, Tengami, Oquonie, Platforms Unlimited, Perloo, Wave Wave
05-13-2012, 07:53 AM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,704
It's not just the blurry graphics that are bad. The controls and display are not optimized for the larger screen so it's usually a very poor playing experience. There are only a handful of iPhone games I will bother with on my iPad, just too many good universal or HD alternatives out there for pretty much everything.