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Antialiasing on iOS 4 is really awsome

08-04-2010, 02:32 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2010
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Antialiasing on iOS 4 is really awsome

I have updated my iPod touch 3g yesterday and I blown away when i played Real Racing today with the updated version. It looks really realistic. Hopes Gameloft will update their games to implement this feature, coz its really worth it. I want to play GT Racing with antialiasing....Now...

Please reply any other game that has antialiasing...

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08-04-2010, 02:43 PM
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Huh? How was this a feature of iOS4? I thought that the antialiasing was just increased on the iPhone 4 (due to the increased amount of pixels).

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08-04-2010, 02:50 PM
#3
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Originally Posted by LBG View Post
Huh? How was this a feature of iOS4? I thought that the antialiasing was just increased on the iPhone 4 (due to the increased amount of pixels).
iOS4 allows games to utilize anti-aliasing on all devices. On iPhone4 using that feature doesn't make much sense since the pixels are pretty small for the eye to see the aliasing

Zen Bound 2 uses anti-aliasing on 3rd gen devices.
08-04-2010, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Frand View Post
iOS4 allows games to utilize anti-aliasing on all devices. On iPhone4 using that feature doesn't make much sense since the pixels are pretty small for the eye to see the aliasing

Zen Bound 2 uses anti-aliasing on 3rd gen devices.
Ok, thanks for explaining it

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08-04-2010, 03:22 PM
#5
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I havent really noticed a difference in any of my games yet. I do notice icons and album artwork looks a or crisper now. Thumbs up

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08-04-2010, 10:49 PM
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Too bad my 2nd gen doesn't get it

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08-05-2010, 01:46 AM
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Look on the bright side: that's a sign you're due for a new iPod touch this September with a retina display that blows away what anti-aliasing is capable of .

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08-05-2010, 07:59 AM
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I believe Abstract War has anti aliasing
08-05-2010, 09:14 AM
#9
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Originally Posted by justlegos View Post
Too bad my 2nd gen doesn't get it
It's up to the game to enable AA or not. All iOS4 devices, including 2nd gen, do support the feature, but since it comes at a performance cost, not all games are able to take advantage of it.
08-05-2010, 10:39 AM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
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What looks like shit is the upscaling on the iPhone 4 !?
It's awful. 960x640 with 1/2 sized pixels should look exactly the same as 480x320, even better since the gridlines are so tiny.

Instead games look blurry, like they are being upscaled with a filter, which is really disappointing for games that have finished development (eg my beloved PES)

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