EA announces three games ready for the new iPad

EA Mobile announced today that three of its more popular iOS titles are now optimized for Apple's new iPad.

Mass Effect: Infiltrator
Though not as graphically rich as the desktop versions, Mass Effect: Infiltrator will be a hot title on iPad launch day. Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET

After new iPad owners get acquainted with Apple's latest tablet, one of the first things they'll do is head to the iTunes App Store. As more news of Retina-ready apps continues to come in, EA has added its own contribution for those ready to start downloading apps on launch day.

EA already has almost 50 games currently available for the iPad, but today the company has announced three popular titles optimized for Apple's Retina Display: Flight Control Rocket, Mass Effect: Infiltrator, and Real Racing 2.

Flight Control Rocket
Flight Control Rocket keeps the same line-drawing premise, but adds several new features. Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET

Flight Control Rocket capitalizes on the success of line-drawing air traffic control game Flight Control, with a space-themed version of the game. Mass Effect: Infiltrator brings the mega hit Mass Effect franchise to iOS, with a third-person shooter offering great-looking graphics and challenging gameplay. Real Racing 2, the auto racing simulator that is possibly the best in the iTunes App Store, is now also optimized for the new iPad.

All three games are currently available in the iTunes App Store, but those who previously bought the games can upgrade for free.

About the author

Jason Parker has been at CNET for nearly 15 years. He is the senior editor in charge of iOS software and has become an expert reviewer of the software that runs on each new Apple device. He now spends most of his time covering Apple iOS releases and third-party apps.


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