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iphone 3g (and equiv touch) users....

12-21-2009, 03:46 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Atlanta GA
Posts: 1,224
iphone 3g (and equiv touch) users....

Is it just me or is every new graphically impressive game seems to fail on iphone 3g? They either have rather shoddy framerate or causes your device to run out of memory in a few min and boot you back to the main screen. And don't talk about music games... Haven't played a single one that didn't break the 'combo' because of lag...

Gameloft games have a reputation of working well on all devices, but other games seem to be solely optimized for ipod 2gen and above.

Still got about half a year before my 2 year contract is over and I'm getting 4th gen iphone, so I usually focus my attention more on great 2d games because I believe they might run decently on my phone. How do ya approach new games?
12-21-2009, 04:02 PM
#2
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: California
Posts: 2,348
playing on the new iTouch vs my iPhone 3G makes me sad...

graphics are much better and everything runs so much smoother. can't wait for iphone 4G!
12-21-2009, 04:07 PM
#3
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
I have no problems with my iPhone 3G.
12-21-2009, 04:11 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: 夣胧桃源
Posts: 1,869
Quote:
Originally Posted by chickdigger802 View Post
Is it just me or is every new graphically impressive game seems to fail on iphone 3g? They either have rather shoddy framerate or causes your device to run out of memory in a few min and boot you back to the main screen. And don't talk about music games... Haven't played a single one that didn't break the 'combo' because of lag...

Gameloft games have a reputation of working well on all devices, but other games seem to be solely optimized for ipod 2gen and above.

Still got about half a year before my 2 year contract is over and I'm getting 4th gen iphone, so I usually focus my attention more on great 2d games because I believe they might run decently on my phone. How do ya approach new games?
Most 3D games that came out recently are not suited for the 3G. They will run slower and graphics won't be as good, that's the harsh truth.
iDevice is going obsolete faster than game consoles. -.-';
12-21-2009, 06:59 PM
#5
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Atlanta GA
Posts: 1,224
Still being able to scale would be nice. Especially when the majority of iphone owners are iphone 3g. Hense the 2 year contract =o