iPhone 5 launches with Aussie dev Firemonkeys

Leigh Harris
iPhone 5 launches with Aussie dev Firemonkeys

Proof that Australia really is a mobile development powerhourse, Rob Murray from Firemonkeys helped debut the iPhone 5 last night.

Murray took the stage in California as Apple debuted its latest consumer-proclaimed masterpiece to demonstrate the capabilities of the handheld by showcasing Real Racing 3 fully optimised for iPhone 5.

Murray said: "Apple technology continues to evolve the mobile games experience, and we believe games like Real Racing 3 best highlight what consumers have to look forward to with these advancements."

“The game’s dynamic reflections, sharp track shadows and other beautifully detailed assets will take full advantage of iPhone 5’s new visual capabilities and greater performance to deliver a mobile gaming experience that rivals many console games.”

The game (pictured) is the first of many EA plans to optimise for the new handheld this Spring, but it's clear that with Real Racing as a headline act, Australia has no looking back now as the forefront of mobile development.


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Tags: Apple , Hardware , ea , release , announcement , iPhone 5 , Firemonkeys , Real Racing 3

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