Leading iPhone developers EA Mobile have just released details of their summer mobile gaming line up. A number of big name titles are amongst the list, including the new Madden NFL, SimCity, RISK and Yahtzee.
Most of the games are expected to ship this summer (2010). We’ll be posting full reviews as the apps are released.
MADDEN NFL 11 – iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
The most authentic NFL game on the App Store just got even better. In Madden NFL 11 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, fans and gamers will be able to play both sides of the ball with equal intensity with Total Defensive Control. Players will enjoy less time in the playbook and more time on the field with the new GameFlow feature. This year, players can draw “Hot Routes Everywhere” literally drawing players’ movements on the field pre-snap, creating the play they want to run. Plus, enjoy eye-popping graphics and maximized controls that set the new standards for gameplay on iPod touch and iPhone. There’s simply never been anything like it. Street Date: Fall 2010
Reckless Racing – iPhone and iPad
Roaring engines, squealing tires and amazing graphics. Reckless Racing mixes old-school top-down racing game play with state of the art graphics and engaging multiplayer features. Perfectly balanced controls let players skid, slip and slide through the most beautiful tracks ever seen on a handheld device – leaving nothing but mud-splattered opponents and skid marks behind. Reckless Racing features a fully stocked internet multiplayer mode, on-line leaderboards and the ability to trade ghost races with other players from all over the world. Street Date: Summer 2010
NCAA Football ? iPhone 4 and iOS3.x
NCAA Football, the first game by EA Mobile designed specifically for iPhone 4, takes advantage of the device’s new Retina display. Players choose from over 55 of the most popular colleges to represent their school or create a new one, and lead them to glory in the BCS National Championship. Multiplayer rivalries with head-to-head play and broadcast commentary from real-life commentators Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit further bring the intensity of college football to iPhone 4 gamers. With rules and plays reflecting the real NCAA Division 1 experience, sports enthusiasts can enjoy playing their favorite game the way it’s meant to be played. Street Date: Now available for iPhone 4 and iOS3.x through the App Store
SimCity Deluxe – iPhone and iPod touch
Build and manage your dream city with SimCity Deluxe for iPhone and iPod touch. Designed for dedicated and casual fans, let your inner urban planner run wild with easier controls, optimized performance, improved visuals, starter cities, and exciting new scenarios. Street Date: Summer 2010
RISK – iPhone and iPod touch
The Real RISK Experience! Soon on iPhone and iPod touch, pursue world domination with the original game of strategic conquest. Mobilize against realistic AI adversaries or challenge up to six multiplayer opponents. Play the game that has fired dreams of global conquest for generations! Street Date: Summer 2010
R-Type – iPhone and iPod touch
R-Type for iPhone keeps 100 percent true to the original game allowing fans to get back to the ‘80s video-arcade experience in the palm of their hands. Players will Blast off and strike the evil Bydo Empire, pilot a R-9a “Arrowhead” futuristic fighter, and attack wave after wave of Bydo baddies in old-school side-shooter style. R-Type will include original arcade game features such as eight unique levels with eight different bosses each and three different controls. Street Date: Summer 2010
YAHTZEE – iPad
Roll with the original best-selling family favorite – now designed just for the iPad™! The bigger screen and the bright, bold touch interface make gameplay on iPad easy and intuitive. Players shake the cup and roll the dice, select dice they want to hold, and keep score with simple tap controls. Four different gameplay modes, including an iPad exclusive “Duplicate Rainbow Mode,” challenge players in unique ways. Players can also become a “YAHTZEE Adventurer” and take on in-game characters designed to test their skills. Along with solo play and Pass ‘n Play with up to four friends, players can also post scores and issue challenges with family and friends using Facebook Connect. Street Date: Summer 2010