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Real Racing $9.99 MONDAY June 8th

06-01-2009, 03:06 PM
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Posts: 83
Real Racing $9.99 MONDAY June 8th



http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Vario...ws.asp?c=13584

Schweeet. Totally schweet.

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LATEST iPHONE NEWS
iPhone Exclusive: Firemint Real Racing details revealed
By Spanner Spencer 01 June 2009
Game Name: Real Racing | Developer: Firemint | Format: iPhone | Genre: 3D, Multiplayer, Racing
We've been following the development of Firemint's Real Racing for quite some time, so it's great new to hear the iPhone's most highly anticipated racing game has finally been submitted to the App Store for approval.

In total Real Racing will feature 36 cars in three classes, with twelve unique tracks and five different game modes. This includes a career mode with 57 events to complete as you race off against six opponents, with either local wi-fi multiplayer or online league play.

The Real Racing tracks will feature a stack of different environments, from forests to seaside circuits and burning deserts, with 3D sound effects and ten licensed music tracks from a variety of indie artists for you to pump the pedal to (or you can choose from your own music tracks).

Firemint's also putting the spectacular Cloudcell feature to work in Real Racing, which went down a storm in Fast & Furious, allowing players to upload replays of their races directly to YouTube.

The developer is particularly proud of the game's intuitive control system (using either accelerometer or touchscreen), which incorporates accurate surface variations such as asphalt, grass, gravel and even rumble strips that affect the car's responsiveness and handling.

We already heard about the game's use of genetic algorithms to add human-like qualities to the CPU-controlled drivers, and a host of additional user settings - like first or third person perspectives, adjustable handling and sensitivity, and manual or automatic acceleration - will help you to tweak Real Racing into the driving game you want it to be.

Real Racing won the IGF Mobile's Technical Achievement award and Excellence in Connectivity at the IMGA, so there's good reason to get your engines revving over this one.

Firemint has just submitted Real Racing to Apple, so it hopefully won't be long before it crashes through the App Store barrier. We'll let you know the moment it goes live.





Last edited by salsamd; 06-03-2009 at 05:12 PM.
06-01-2009, 03:09 PM
#2
Joined: May 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 264
Oh my god I'm so excited right now this is the news I've been waiting for for a long time.

06-01-2009, 03:09 PM
#3
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Posts: 3,373
Sweet!!!



I do hope it lives up to its hype...
06-01-2009, 03:13 PM
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Posts: 6,272
awesome, do we know a price?
06-01-2009, 03:14 PM
#5
Joined: Nov 2008
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This truly looks los perros cojones of racing games. I can't wait.

And what with Star Defense, Rolando 2, X2 Football 2009 & Rugby Nations 09 coming soon, I can see it'll be a particularly unproductive summer for me.
06-01-2009, 03:15 PM
#6
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Wow, 36 cars...surprised no one from Firemint has stopped in yet to let everyone know...Apple will obviously take their sweet time this as usual..
06-01-2009, 03:17 PM
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Location: San Francisco, California
Posts: 5,305
I believe price on this is $4.99 and up. I hope this racer pans out. While I understood that NFS was an arcade racer with auto acceleration, I still missed having an accelerator and brake.
06-01-2009, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Big Albie View Post
I believe price on this is $4.99 and up. I hope this racer pans out. While I understood that NFS was an arcade racer with auto acceleration, I still missed having an accelerator and brake.
Yeah I'm not too crazy about the "and up" part lol. Thios game does look ultra sweet though. I just wish I knew a set intro price so I can know exactly how much credit to save. I just caved in and bought Need for Speed hours before this game was submitted, I hope it was worth it Ill play it later.
06-01-2009, 03:42 PM
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Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Originally Posted by emb531 View Post
Wow, 36 cars...surprised no one from Firemint has stopped in yet to let everyone know...
LOL I can't believe you guys beat me to it, you're too fast Yes, we are incredibly happy and excited to say that we have submitted Firemint Real Racing to Apple for approval Pocket Gamer also has the first screenshots although the video is out of date, stay tuned for the E3 video coming very soon... and please follow @realracing on Twitter, or add the Real Racing page on Facebook!

Alex
06-01-2009, 03:50 PM
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Joined: Apr 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,070
Interesting news! Lol.. can't wait! But i don't know if i'll buy it.. NFS is enough for me. Lol