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Anyone else not care for accelerometer based games on iPad?

04-06-2010, 10:51 AM
#1
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 136
Anyone else not care for accelerometer based games on iPad?

Just wanted to see if it's just me or does anyone else think that the size of the iPad is a bit to large for games that require tilting to move?

So far I have played real racing, Parcel Panic, and Heavy Gunner 3D and I have to say I am not really digging these types of apps on the iPad. I prefer them on the iPhone.

Not that they don't look great, but for example try picking up your netbook (i know its not the same size weight etc but its close in size) and turn it left and right real fast while holding it upwards in your face)

Even at 1.5 lbs its a bit scary for me to be swinging this 600 around. Also when you look down or up you can not really see the screen anymore.

I'm starting to thing the iPad is going to be a GREAT gaming platform for alot of genres except the racing and or heavily emphasized accelerometer based gaming.

What do you think?
04-06-2010, 10:53 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Candy Mountain, Charlie!
Posts: 658
Actually, the racing games are quite nice.

04-06-2010, 10:54 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle, WA USA
Posts: 4,761
Most doodle jump casual games are better on the iPhone but I prefer the racing games on the iPad. Doubt I will go back to playing any racing games on the iPhone.
04-06-2010, 11:03 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 2,481
I agree. Although I don't have an ipad, I can imagine it being hard to do, and feel like an idiot while doing it.

If something online is free, you are not the customer - you are the product.
04-06-2010, 01:27 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 117
No I like super monkey ball 2 for the ipad a lot
04-08-2010, 07:14 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
It's just you, mate.

hi
04-08-2010, 07:19 PM
#7
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: California
Posts: 2,348
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaveMc99 View Post
Most doodle jump casual games are better on the iPhone but I prefer the racing games on the iPad. Doubt I will go back to playing any racing games on the iPhone.
I'll have to get Real Racing tonight. I've been holding off due to the fact I'd look like I'm having a seizure at Starbucks while playing a racing game... lol

Touch Controls ftw?!