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Retinasizer - Upscale your OpenGL games!

09-26-2010, 12:14 AM
#1
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,079
Retinasizer: Force OpenGL games to render in native Retina Graphics

I hate the way non-Retina Display games look, so I've being working on a little tweak to force OpenGL games to be rendered at the native 960x640 resolution of the iPhone 4.

So yay, this is my first iPhone release.
I have created a repository at http://cydia.myrepospace.com/sticktron/.
Add the repo to your source list in Cydia, and you will be able to download Retinasizer.

Only games that have been tested and verified will be officially supported.
Feel free to add your own bundle ids to the Retinasize.plist file if you want to help test.



Update: New Release Imminent: iPad Support
Been waiting for iPad to hit 4.x! Get ready to ditch 2x mode and play your games in Retina res!
Also new is a choice of scaling filter for games that can't be Retinasized. Get rid of the blurry linear filter, and let the crisp pixels shine. Scaling modes apply to ALL Apps, so there is total coverage now.


Update: Retinasizer 1.0.2 is live!

Supported games:
- Sonic 4 (SEGA)
- PES 2010 (Konami)
- Zombie Infection (Gameloft)
- ACE Combat (Namco)
- Tiger Woods Golf (EA)
- Sim City Deluxe (EA)
- Street Fighter 4 (Capcom)
- Touch Pets: Cats (ngmoco)
- F.A.S.T. (SGN)
+ more

Eventually I will create a preference panel in Settings to allow you to choose which games to "Retinasize" yourself.

Hope you enjoy!
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Last edited by sticktron; 12-04-2010 at 06:41 PM.
09-26-2010, 12:49 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,079
Zombie Infection looks *really* nice with Retina graphics, although it takes a punch in the performance department in some areas. Perhaps that's why Gameloft hasn't released an HD version yet.

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09-26-2010, 02:12 AM
#3
stunned, seems shall be stimulating
09-26-2010, 04:08 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 2,585
Quote:
Originally Posted by sticktron View Post
Zombie Infection looks *really* nice with Retina graphics, although it takes a punch in the performance department in some areas. Perhaps that's why Gameloft hasn't released an HD version yet.
Looking good!

Could you please do a comparison using Nazi Zombies?

Games I have beta tested: Minigore, Cogs, Guerilla Bob, Above and Beyond: Air Combat, Baseball Superstars 2010, 33rd Division, Cash Machine, 5 star General, Flick Football... Possibly some other ones I;ve forgotten
09-26-2010, 05:31 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,079
Updated with download.

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09-26-2010, 07:17 PM
#6
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 17
I second this!
09-28-2010, 08:50 AM
#7
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,079
It's now working for Touch Pets Cats.
F.A.S.T. also works, but the HUD is shrunken.

I'll post some new files for download shortly.

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09-28-2010, 11:56 AM
#8
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 575
can i have the sims ambitions, and red alert version of this? i play those alot
hope those files wont take long anymore that you are uploading ^^

EDIT: is it possible to just edit the .plist file and add more games?
Then rename the plistfile and give desame name to the other file?

Last edited by Borgqueenx; 09-28-2010 at 04:07 PM.
09-30-2010, 11:44 PM
#9
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,079
Quote:
Originally Posted by Borgqueenx View Post
can i have the sims ambitions, and red alert version of this? i play those alot
hope those files wont take long anymore that you are uploading ^^

EDIT: is it possible to just edit the .plist file and add more games?
Then rename the plistfile and give desame name to the other file?
Yes, you can add more by their bundle id (found in Info.plist)--make sure the ids are comma separated. It's most likely not going to work on many games, if any... it's an early build.

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09-30-2010, 11:48 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,079
Touch Pets Cats in HD:



Red Alert (the gui is messed up though):



NHL2K (gui is messed up):


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Last edited by sticktron; 09-30-2010 at 11:51 PM.