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[MacRumors] 'Real Racing 2' Hits Mac App Store with iPhone Controls

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Australian developer Firemint, acquired by Electronic Arts earlier this year, has moved its highly-acclaimed iOS game Real Racing 2 to the Mac, launching the title in the Mac App Store.

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Among the notable features of the Mac version is the ability for owners of iOS versions of the game to control the Mac version using the touch and tilt capabilities of their mobile devices.
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- Test your racing prowess on a 16 car grid against highly skilled AI drivers.
- Select from 30 officially licensed cars including the 2010 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500, 2010 Nissan GT-R (R35), 2012 McLaren MP4-12C, and more!
- Work your way from rookie to pro in a robust Career Mode, offering 10 hours of racing enjoyment. Jump into a Quick Race for instant fun – or battle against the clock in Time Trial Mode.
- Race in 15 beautiful locations, with 40 miles of highly detailed race tracks, speedways and city circuits – including twilight and night races.
- Touch or tilt to steer with your iPhone, iPad – or Mac controls. This innovative control system lets you customize options to fit your personal driving style.
- Experience the intensity of head-to-head racing with 5 unique camera angles and breath-taking graphics powered by Firemint’s exclusive high performance Mint3D™ engine.
- Purchase Real Racing 2 currency to progress even faster!
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Eh, not bad for $12.99. I might actually grab this.
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Seems interesting. But these controls are meh to me. All these racing games are so... ugh for controls. lol tongue.gif

Be nice if they had a desk wheel that connected to the iphone and then have a peddle/break.
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WOW!!! What an amazing game! I <3 APPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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i like how the release of a relatively meh racing game is news for a mac tech site.
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WOW!!! What an amazing game! I <3 APPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lmao

The reviews for the android version say the graphics are amazing. The screenshots look sweet. I think im going to dl this tonight and see how the controls are. I can always get a refund if they suck.
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i like how the release of a relatively meh racing game is news for a mac tech site.

Hahaha. These guys should play GTR Evolution, then come back and rate this!
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Seems interesting. But these controls are meh to me. All these racing games are so... ugh for controls. lol tongue.gif
Be nice if they had a desk wheel that connected to the iphone and then have a peddle/break.
That would be good but maybe a bit overkill for a $13 game.
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i like how the release of a relatively meh racing game is news for a mac tech site.
It's news because it's an iOS game that's been brought to the Mac App Store.
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i like how the release of a relatively meh racing game is news for a mac tech site.

/win.

There isn't a single worthy racing sim in ANY mobile phone platform.

GT Racing by Gameloft was pretty promising, but the controls were TERRIBLE, and I'm sugar coating them by saying that.

My hopes aren't high, but if I can control the car without the need for the accelerometer I might actually try this one on Android.
   
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You sir made my day. LMAO!
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