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iPad 1st generation?

08-07-2012, 10:40 PM
#1
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iPad 1st generation?

Can the 1st gen iPad play most of the games that are on the app store today. Like aralon MC3 madden 12? Thanks
08-08-2012, 02:36 AM
#2
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Originally Posted by ipodrocks123 View Post
Can the 1st gen iPad play most of the games that are on the app store today. Like aralon MC3 madden 12? Thanks
Look up those games on the app store and it'll say if its compatible with it. I think the latest games such as Madden 12 wouldnt cater for the ipad 1 but check the description when its out.

08-08-2012, 10:08 AM
#3
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Originally Posted by ipodrocks123 View Post
Can the 1st gen iPad play most of the games that are on the app store today. Like aralon MC3 madden 12? Thanks
Yes , it's can play most of the game in the AppStore now ,from what I know only 3 games that is unplayable in IPad1 are Walking Dead, Jurrassic Park , Machinarium, all 3 are ported game so it's not very compatible to IOS device

I don't know about Madden 12 , but I know that IPad 1 can play Fifa 12 , so I think it play Madden 12 well

iPad 1 play aralon and MC3 well

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08-09-2012, 10:52 AM
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The iPad 1 can play most of the games on the AppStore.

"Aralon: Sword and Shadow" looks and plays great on it. I have Madden 11, but not 12, but I'm sure that is 1st Gen compatible.

The AppStore descriptions will say what iPads are compatible with a game. Most will say "compatible with iPad" which means ALL iPads. Otherwise, it will specifically state which models it works on.

The concern I have with the iPad 1 is the new iOS 6 coming out will not run on it. At that point, you may start seeing fewer compatible games coming out as some developers may focus solely on iOS 6 and less on a backwards compatible OS.
08-09-2012, 05:51 PM
#5
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Unless you're getting it for free or really really cheap, do yourself a favor and pick up an iPad 2 instead. The difference between the two is huge. iPad 1 is way too laggy and slow in comparison.

Last edited by ImNoSuperMan; 08-09-2012 at 06:04 PM. Reason: Typo
08-09-2012, 06:01 PM
#6
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Thanks for the answers. Helped out!
08-09-2012, 06:15 PM
#7
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I personally have an iPad 1. It's showing its age but still works with all the games I'm interested in still.

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