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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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I can't wait to see what they do with it. It's interesting hearing this and then hearing about Apple's stock dropping. If it's actually as good as they claim, this could be the next mobile game console for $100.
...I wanted an HTC one but this might change my mind.
It looks like they should have better weapon tech than swords with some of the other stuff they showed in there.
eh i am so tired of iPhone and all this talk about how they will take over gaming. truthfully it wont because a lot of gamers just love having a controller in their hand on a nice big TV the most damage this could do is to the handheld area but it will always be a convenience gaming machine at best so no worries impress me when apple comes out with their own console and a good controller then we will talk
eh this is the only really big game ive seen for iphone. i dont want touch screen i want a controller the most it could do is take over handheld gaming. but non the less very nice graphics but its no pokemon blockbuster :P
Well, he's a fool. That doesn't even look good by current gen standards, and next gen gets fully underway in two months time. I don't want to say that iPhone will never compete with home consoles, but... that time is not now. Maybe near the end of this generation, if it can sync with Apple TV and we get a solid controller that uses blue-tooth, or something.
I'm also not really comprehending this game. I've never played any of them, as I don't own an iPhone, but... I always thought they were like medieval style, where you grind your way through and then killed the God King, or whatever? Now I'm seeing sci-fi elements and planet cleansing and all sorts of stuff I'd expect from a summer blockbuster.