Real Racing

Real Racing

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.27
  • Total Downloads:
    6,473
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 30, 2012
  • Price:
    Purchase; iTunes account required.; $2.99 to buy
  • File Size:
    136.59MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    iOS

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Editors' Review

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Real Racing is the best racing game we've seen yet for the iPhone and that's no small feat, considering the number of racing games out there for the platform. The game features excellent graphics, a well-designed control system, several game modes to try, and an online component to compare best track times. You also can unlock 30 different cars in three different classes, including several hatchback, sedan, and muscle car models.

What sets Real Racing apart from other racing games are the controls. While other games have done a fairly good job with controls on the iPhone, the sensitive accelerometer steering in Real Racing somehow gets it just right. This is due, in no small part, to the autobraking feature that teaches you the best speed at which to enter turns. As you spend more time with the game, you can adjust a slider to assist your braking as little or as much as you want, letting you slowly test the limits of your racing abilities. These two features make Real Racing both easy to pick up and play and difficult to master as the AI gets harder in later levels.

The online component is better than expected, going beyond a simple global high-score list. In Real Racing you can enter leagues to compete against other racers in real time. Online players compete to get the best lap in a given time limit. This setup lets you race a few heats in order to improve your time within the set time limit. Firemint says it will offer more online options later (live racing on 3G?), but out of the gate, the game already offers more than other racing games.

Overall, Real Racing is the best racing game yet for the iPhone. Great-looking graphics and smart controls paired with multiple cars and championships give this game plenty of replay value. If Firemint adds more options, like a true multiplayer system, the game can only get better with updates.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"A close to great racer"

June 17, 2009  |  By rcieszkowski

 |  Version: Real Racing 1.0

Pros

Graphics
Physics
Controls. Once you learn the lines the "feel" is just right.
Replays of races via YouTube

Cons

On my 1st gen iPhone frame rates drop occasionally when all of the cars are in a pack

Summary

I've tried a few different racers on the iPhone platform. This one is hands down the best. As close to my favorite (Forza on Xbox360) as you can get on the iPhone.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.27
* Players can now unlock cars, tracks and events via In-App Purchase* Fixed graphical issue affecting 3rd generation devices with iOS 5-----We appreciate the continued help of players to identify and detail bugs. Firemint is dedicated to updating our games regularly to make sure they deliver the very best gaming experience.If you have any issues to report or suggestions to make, please visit our support site at: http://www.firemint.com/support
General
Publisher Firemint
Publisher web site http://www.firemint.com/
Release Date June 08, 2009
Date Added January 30, 2012
Version 1.27
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Other Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later. iTunes account required
Download Information
File Size 136.59MB
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,473
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Purchase
Limitations Not available
Price $2.99

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