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list of heavily graphical games and how they perform on iphone 3g.

02-09-2010, 03:32 PM
#1
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Location: Atlanta GA
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list of heavily graphical games and how they perform on iphone 3g.

The main issue with iphone games review sites is that they review all the new apps on the iphone 3gs or 3rd gen ipod touch. So it's hard to get a reading on how well an app would perform on the iphone 3g, especially now that many app developers are developing pretty nifty games with pretty amazing 3d graphics. So I've decided to compile a list. This list will be ongoing.

Because of my limited budget, I can't really afford to buy ALL the iphone games out there, so chime in if there is a game that ain't on this list and you own it. This is more of a community project anyways =)

Will update daily or weekly or w/e I have time with the list of games that has been posted =)

note: All games played after a fresh restart or through an app (ie: freememory)

Super smooth
- Jet Car Stunts
- Battle Bears
- Skies of Glory
- F.A.S.T
- The Deep Pinball
- Wild West Pinball
- Minigore
- Homerun Battle 3D
- OMG pirates!
- Rocket Bird
- Dance Dance Revolution
- All Lazrhog Games (lazrhog)
- Backbreaker Football (funkynubman)
- Ground Effect

Smooth with a few moments of framerate drop
- Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.
- TouchPets Dogs
- Samurai: Way of the Warrior
- Rolando 2
- Hero of Sparta

Playable but framerate is pretty bad
- Glyder 2
- Hybrid
- NBA live
- Assassin's Creed II

Unplayablely laggy or Crashes alot
- Tap Tap 2.6, 3
- Rock Band
- World of Tunes

Note: I consider if you can't perfect a song in a rhythm game (ie: no lag), it isn't playable.

So lets get this started =)

Last edited by chickdigger802; 02-10-2010 at 08:46 PM.
02-09-2010, 06:19 PM
#2
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Super Smooth: All Lazrhog Games I only own an iPod 1G and an iPhone 3G !

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02-09-2010, 07:39 PM
#3
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Add Backbreaker Football, which should run uber-smooth.

Also, how does Assassin's Creed II work on the 3g? It's pretty laggy on the second generation, so just curious.
02-09-2010, 07:51 PM
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where dose the 3g iphone compare to the ipod touch 2. reason i ask is glyders 2 plays great on mine.. so got me wondering.

chris.
02-09-2010, 07:54 PM
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Rock band and TTR3 run without a hitch on my itouch 2g. Glyder 2 runs fine also.
02-09-2010, 08:00 PM
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tap tap is perfect for me.
02-09-2010, 08:15 PM
#7
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ipod touch 2nd gen is remarkably faster than iphone 3g...

it's like iphone 1gen, ipod touch 1gen, iphone 3g, ipod touch 2nd gen, iphone 3gs= ipod touch 3rd gen. In order of slowest to fastest.
02-09-2010, 08:24 PM
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add assasins creed 2 to un playably laggy!

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02-09-2010, 08:51 PM
#9
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tap tap revenge 3 runs perfectly for me too.
hero of sparta is kinda smooth, but with framerate drops in large battles.
02-09-2010, 09:18 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rizhome View Post
tap tap revenge 3 runs perfectly for me too.
hero of sparta is kinda smooth, but with framerate drops in large battles.
hmm have you tried playing online or on extreme? It lags enough to screw u up...