iPhone's New Game Center Might Not Work On Your Phone

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  1. Terminator02
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    Apple's Game Center app, the social gaming software that adds friends lists, matchmaking, and unified multiplayer gaming, arrives this week with the release of iOS 4.1. Now the bad news: not every iPhone and iPod touch will support it.

    Apple notes, on its newly launched Game Center page, that owners of the original iPhone, iPod touch and the iPhone 3G will be left out of the matchmaking, achievement gathering and friends list perusing party. Game Center officially supports these devices only.

    iPhone 3GS
    iPhone 4
    iPod touch 2nd generation
    iPod touch 3rd generation
    iPod touch 4th generation

    That's not too surprising, given the rise in apps that no longer support the iPhone 3G. The device is more than two years old, after all, positively ancient in Apple Years. The persistent Game Center app likely doesn't play well with the more meager RAM stuffed into the iPhone 3G and its predecessor. Still, sucks for us iPhone 3G owners who'd like to whore for Angry Birds achievements.

    Game Center support for the iPad will launch later this year with the release of iOS 4.2.[/p]
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    good thing I don't care about this in the slightest
     
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    Ah well, I'm just surprised it supports the iPod touch 2g, which is what I have.
     
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    It supports my iPhone 4 (obviously.) I don't really care for it though.
     
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    This is old old news. It was even originally said that it wouldn't come to the 2nd Gen ipods.
     
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    translation: either upgrade to our newest, most expensive iphone to use this or GTFO! [​IMG]
     
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    Isn't the iPod Touch 2nd Gen an iPhone 3G without the phone? If it can run on that, why can't it run on an iPhone 3G? Maybe it has something to do with the constant internet connection.
     
  7. ImperialX

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    Don't underestimate iPhone 4's potential as a game machine. It has by far the most powerful hardware amongst all portables right now.



    Try it out for yourself, I'd like to see a PSP come close to this.

    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/epic-citadel/id388888815?mt=8
     
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    Bullshit. If it can run on a 2G Touch it can run on a 3G iPhone [​IMG]
     
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    No buttons, no sale.

    DS was underpowered, look what happened to that.
     
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    Here's a youtube video of the game if anyone cares.

    Also I lol'ed at this comment
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    5 days ago 7 I like how this game's graphics are better than every Wii game's."
     
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    Ok... what do u do?
     
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    True. I wouldn't say theres no market, but it'll never be as comprehensive as a real portable i.e. the DS. And playing games without buttons is a bit restricted.

    Also, large 3D environments aren't a comprehensive test of graphical power at all.. That game reminds me of myst (if anyone remembers), a pretty old game runnable on low spec pcs. The reason the environments can look so good is because it's a slow/no action game. I've seen almost as good tech demos on the DS.
     
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    or he works for him [​IMG]
     
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    lol, there's no point hating on me. I'm on a Nintendo forums because I own a DS and a Wii, OK? I'm just trying to say the iPhone 4 is an awesome machine, what's wrong with that?

    iPhone 4 no sale? Are you kidding me? xD
     

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