Firemint Real Racing – Rolls Up to the Startline…

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Race fans haven’t long to wait for another exciting tyre-burner. Firemint Real Racing has just been submitted to Apple for approval and considering the dosh that rides on the wheels of racing apps, expect Apple to move quickly. This racer isn’t another Need for Speed clone – you will take the role of a championship racer at the head or tail of a bunch of other professionals. Great graphics, tight cornering and my favourite: cockpit view are all included. But don’t take my word for it, take a gander at the video!

Keep an eye out at the App Store for Real Racing as well as other great apps from Firemint.

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Need for ‘Speed Racer’ – EA Resurrecting the Anime Legend?

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I am unsure yet if this will turn into a tongue-in-cheek post or not, but I’ll suss things out soon enough. Anyway, the esteemed TouchArcade have brought to headlamps two great ideas in one thread. Firstly, Electronic Arts should get off their  lollygagging duffs and publish Need for Speed for the iPhone. We touch gamers have waited long enough for  this mega-delayed game. Hype has worn down considerably so that EA stand to lose much of the revenue they would have made if Need for Speed was buttoned up in a timely fashion. Secondly, the TA article made me think that Apple need a shiny, tough, stupid or lovable character that will be forever burn in people’s minds as Apple’s mascot.

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