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Asphalt 8:Airborne - (by Gameloft)

08-22-2013, 09:30 AM
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Asphalt 8:Airborne - (by Gameloft)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ANMP.GloftA8HM


*****LEAVE GRAVITY IN THE DUST*****
The best Android arcade racing game series reaches a new turning point! Perform dynamic, high-speed aerial stunts in an intense driving experience powered by a brand-new physics engine!

LUXURY DREAM CARS
• 47 high-performance cars (80% of them NEW!)
• Top licensed manufacturers and models such as Lamborghini Veneno, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari FXX and Pagani Zonda R
• Newly recorded high-fidelity car motor sounds for realistic audio immersion

GET AIRBORNE
• Hit the ramps and take the race above the track
• Perform barrel rolls and wild 360Ί jumps
• Maneuver through the air and pull stunts while racing

NEW EXOTIC LOCATIONS
• Race in 9 different settings, such as Venice, French Guiana, Iceland, the Nevada Desert and other exciting locations!
• All tracks available in original and mirror variations in Career mode
• Discover plenty of hidden shortcuts

NEW FEATURES FOR SPEED FREAKS
• 8 seasons & 180 events in the Career mode
• Stunning visuals thanks to next-gen shaders, real-time geometry reflection & other amazing effects for a new simulation of speed!
• A detailed damage system like nothing you’ve seen before
• Check out the new Infected and Drift Gate game modes

SIMULTANEOUS MULTIPLAYER & GHOST CHALLENGES
• Simultaneous multiplayer action for up to 8 real opponents!
• Dare friends to asynchronous races in your favorite cars
• Compare scores on the new leaderboards with friends and drivers around the world
• Share your racing achievements and prove that you’re the ultimate speed machine

MUSIC TO REV YOUR SOUL
• A heart-thumping mix of amazing licensed music for your game
• Featuring real tracks from Bloc Party, Mutemath & The Crystal Method!
This is a game for fans of extreme arcade racing, with real dream cars and phenomenal graphics that will also please racing simulation enthusiasts.


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08-24-2013, 09:46 PM
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Thanks for creating this thread MicroByte! Really would like to see this forum used more.

But since there's already been a good amount of discussion related to the Android version of A8 in the iOS thread, thought it'd be good to direct traffic over here.

For my part, I have both versions and the game runs horribly on the Nexus 7, at least in comparison to my iPhone 4S. At first, even low and medium settings ran very poorly. A reinstall improved things for me, but still a low framerate that it shouldn't have given the power of Tegra 3. I think Gameloft probably concentrated more on the new Nexus 7.

Of course, Android understandably remains a pain for devs with so much fragmentation. But Gameloft_Ryan has said that he will pass concerns onto the devs.

08-24-2013, 10:16 PM
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Quick word of advice for anyone - at least with a Nexus 7 - turn WiFi off. It runs considerably better (of course, sacrificing multiplayer and leaderboards). Not up to par with my 4S, but very acceptable on low and medium graphics and "ok" on high.

Still think it should run much better, but it helps.
08-26-2013, 02:38 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sidgoku123 View Post
i doubt whether ryan will be active on this thread.
oh really?!
08-26-2013, 02:42 PM
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Ahhh, clicked on this thread, and it got me to this one. Hey, great to see an android thread. I am almost considering buying a huge android phone to go along with an ipad 5 this october, so would be great to get the android version too at some point maybe if I decide on an android phablet.
08-26-2013, 10:05 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gameloft_Ryan View Post
oh really?!
LOL. Well, I have faith in you Ryan.
08-27-2013, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
LOL. Well, I have faith in you Ryan.
I appreciate it. Between here and Droid Gamers I should, hopefully, be able to get some decent Android input (:
08-28-2013, 12:56 AM
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Great to see an android thread, thanks microbyte. I really can't appreciate the inactivity of the android forum so I put the thread for FIFA 14, check it out. And Ryan, will there be an update for this game that will make my device compatible. Haha I can only play 4 tracks.
08-28-2013, 01:55 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by barracuda97 View Post
Great to see an android thread, thanks microbyte. I really can't appreciate the inactivity of the android forum so I put the thread for FIFA 14, check it out. And Ryan, will there be an update for this game that will make my device compatible. Haha I can only play 4 tracks.
What device are you using to play Asphalt 8 on? I am not aware of Android devices having access to Asphalt 8 but in a limited capacity. Usually it's one way or the other, compatible or not compatible.
08-28-2013, 04:34 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gameloft_Ryan View Post
What device are you using to play Asphalt 8 on? I am not aware of Android devices having access to Asphalt 8 but in a limited capacity. Usually it's one way or the other, compatible or not compatible.
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