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Real Racing 3 gets hot new Chevrolet cars, vicious new Hunter mode!

That awesome looking Chevrolet update for Real Racing 3 we first previewed at GDC 2013 is now live and drifting its way across the App Store. The update, version 1.1.0 features the Chevrolet Cobalt SS and the Camaro ZL. The all-new Hunter mode gives you one lap -- and only one lap -- to chase down and pass another car, letting you put your friends into even higher levels of stress. Cloud save means your progress is saved not only on one device, but across all your devices, and with over 100 new events, you'll have a lot more stuff to save.

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Real Racing 3 finally arrives in the US App Store with fremium model and lots of in-app purchase options

Its been a long wait for whatever reason but from today, Real Racing 3 has finally shown up in the US App Store. Real Racing 3 was released to other countries over a week ago but for for some strange reason it never showed up in the US App Store. That has now changed and you can now get your hands on this amazing looking driving game.

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EA shows off Real Racing 3 at iPhone 5 event

EA took to the stage at the Apple iPhone 5 keynote to show off its latest Real Racing game which takes advantage of the graphical capabilities of the just announced iPhone 5. The new game from EA has console quality graphics and it even lets you use your rear view mirrors in real time. That's how powerful the graphic chip is in the iPhone 5.

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Games for the new iPad that will rock your thumbs and retinas

Need something to help you stay awake after waiting in line all night for the new iPad? A bunch of new iOS games can help you out there. We've got the cream of the iPad gaming crop listed here; some are already optimized for the new Retina display, some will be available shortly, some will look great as they are. Take a look at the list, and stock up!

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2011 Holiday Guides: iPhone and iPad gifts for gamers

The iPhone, iPad and  iPod touch are pretty much the perfect mobile gaming platform and chances are you might be shopping for someone who just loves their iOS gaming. So what to get them? Luckily, there are lots and lots of gifts for gamers to choose from! Here are a few of my favorites, both for the hottest hardware and greatest games!

Don’t need anything for a gamer? Check out the recommendations anyway, something great might still catch your eye. If not, no worries, check out one of our other 2011 holiday gift guides!

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Top 5 iOS 5 apps for iPhone and iPad

iOS 5 brings a lot of great new features to iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad but more than that -- it lets developers bring us even better apps and games! Whether it's a great old app that's been updated with amazing new functionality, or a brand new app that never would have been possible before, they now get access to everything from Documents in the Cloud to AirPlay Mirroring to Twitter integration to Newsstand, to persistent location and more.

There will no doubt be a flood of them soon but for right now, right this minute, here are a list of our favorites, the ones we think are the best -- TiPb's Top 5 apps that support awesome new iOS 5 features!

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Developer Spotlight: Robert Murray of Firemint

TiPb's developer spotlights are like DVD/iTunes Extras for the App Store -- a weekly look behind the scenes at the programers and designers that bring you the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps and games you love. This week Rene talks with Robert Murray of Firemint.

What's your name? Robert Murray

What's your company's name? Firemint

Where are you located? Richmond, Victoria, Australia, not too far from Melbourne proper.

What's your website address?

What's your Twitter ID? @firemint

What apps do you make? Firemint's two big IPs are Flight Control and Real Racing. Both games are available on iPhone and iPad, and we developed a sequel to Real Racing, Real Racing 2, which was released in December 2010.

Our most recent title is Real Racing 2 HD, optimized for iPad 2. Not long ago we put out an update that adds 1080p dual screen support, so you can sit on the couch and play while the action is displayed on your TV. At the same time, your device shows your lap times, position and speed. It’s quite a sight to behold, and an entirely new way to experience the game.

Agent Squeek is our next massive title, due out this year on iOS. It features a suave cheese-loving mouse who's lively imagination casts him in the role of a secret agent.

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Real Racing 2 HD for iPad 2 to provide 1080p, full screen video out to TV

The always cutting edge folks at Firemint let us know that they're once again pushing the envelop of iOS performance, this time by providing 1080p, full screen video out to TV for Real Racing 2 HD.

  • A first for iOS!
  • Full screen, gorgeous 1080p visuals
  • No black borders
  • No scaling - full HD
  • Silky smooth 30 frames per second
  • Dual-screen racing - real time telemetry on your iPad 2
  • Drive from the comfort of your couch!

The update is coming soon. Video after the break, let us know what you think!

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New and updated iPhone and iPad apps for Monday, February 7

Every day, TiPb gets flooded with announcements for new and updated iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps and games. So every day we pick just a few of the most interesting, the most notable, and simply the most awesome to share with you!

  • Smurfs' Village: Now with Valentine's Day theme and items and new minigame. [Free, with in-app purchases - iTunes link]

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Real Racing, GTA Chinatown Wars on sale

The folks from Firemint have reduced the price on all titles from their hit Real Racing Series and have them on sale until Monday 14th February.

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