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Speaking with Polygon, Chair Entertainment's Donald Mustard revealed just how amazed he is by the power of the iPhone 5S.
When Mustard and the team at Chair Entertainment got their hands on Apple's new phone, they threw as much processing heavy game elements as they could at the device, and were continually impressed. "I'm not going to mince words here. It was very shocking to me," Mustard said.
Mustard said that the dragon model in the game has four times the polycount of any character that has ever appeared on a console game from either Chair or Epic, which includes Gears of War, and the iPhone 5S has no problem handling it.
"I really do think this is a sea change. It's a sea change from how much of a supercomputer this thing is that we're holding in our pockets," Mustard Said.
The iPhone 5S and Infinity Blade 3 both release next week. You can check out a trailer for the game below.
Our TakeAccording to Donald Mustard, it sounds like the only thing missing from the iPhone 5S to make it a true competitor against current and next-gen consoles is a controller. I can't wait to see what kind of impressive technical feats developers are able to pull off on the phone.
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Console Version would be great. If they start a new trilogy, they should do that.
To me, this is kinda one of those situations where it might be trailer graphics and gameplay graphics have a significant...gap. Now ive never played either infiniity blade, as i dont want to spend 10 or so dollars on a game that will take up a sizable chunk of my phone's memory+ if i do any mobile gaming im more likely to bring along the 3ds and play something just as good if not better. I mean in that trailer...just looking at their faces(without masks) makes me think graphics wise this game is pretty in some areas but lacking in others. I'd be interested to see the controls for it as well as some actual gameplay. But i suppose that'll have to wait until people get the new iphone and then also get this game. Either way, i'm not going to get this unless it is soooo amazing that it is absolutely necessary for a gamer to have. I severely doubt that will happen though.
Who cares, nobody is going to do anything with it,
And it looks like the same badly controlled game to me
they said the same thing with the other infinity blades, and games only got worse on ios
Come back to me when DICE states the quote "Amazed by the power of the iPhone ..." My guess, never.
Does this guy have any idea what a true supercomputer can do? The 5s can't even imagine it.
The 5s has nothing on my 250 year old basic flip phone. U know u jelly!
The character design and art direction is fantastic, shame it's only on iOS, wouldn't mind getting the art book for it though.
...is that Troy Baker by any chance?
Sad chair wont use anything with a good gpu.
I enjoy the Infinity Blade games and all but these comments are pretty misleading. First of all, would the guy who is trying to sell a game that is about to release on a new iPhone that is about to release say anything other than what he said? It's not like he is going to come out and say "Yeah the phone is basically the same as the one they just released a year ago with slightly upgraded components." Secondly, the type of graphics they are touting are conceivable on a phone when they are pre-rendered like they are in Infinity Blade. If the game used real time rendering and gave control of the in-game camera to the player, there would be a significant drop in graphical fidelity. It would just not be possible to pump that those levels of polygons on a phone without pre-rendering.
Wow... I really want one. Can't afford it right now, though. :(
Hahaha, oh wow. Yeees, amazing dual core. Top of the line hardware! Have they been living under a rock?
Paid for promotion, is what I am reading.
It's like a friend of mine said, smart phones seem to be getting more and more powerful and eventually they might replace dedicated handheld gaming consoles. Now who knows, maybe, maybe not. But from the looks of it I can totally see someone being satisfied with just smart phone gaming. At this point, personally, I would still keep my 3ds for games like Super Street Fighter IV. Touch controls just don't cut it for me when it comes to hardcore games lol. But yeah, if they can design a gamepad or something for smart phones, it could probably serve as a replacement.
no crap they are "impressed". I is an iOS exclusive.... so of course they're going to make it seem crazy impressive.... when its "ok" imo. just to get sales like everything else Apple does... god i hate Apple.
Once they finally release a gamepad, i see no reason why they couldn't compete head to head with Vita or 3DS.