Posted by Ellis Spice on May 22nd, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Today marks the release of F1 Race Stars for iOS, the drift-happy kart racer from Codemasters. The game supports the use of iOS game controllers and is the first to utilize the studio’s EGO technology, which is also used to power their console releases.
F1 Race Stars is available now and is free to download. For those looking to see what the game is like, look no further than our ‘It Came From Canada Singapore‘ preview.
Top-tier auto racing can already be quite an exhilarating sport, but now Williams is trying to make it even more exciting with their F1 iPredictor app. The new app will test users’ knowledge of F1 as well as their clairvoyant skills as they try and guess who will win each Grand Prix race.
The challenge, which starts right now and runs through November 25, tasks players with predicting the top six finishers in each race, with the ultimate winner receiving the opportunity to hang out with the Williams F1 team during a practice day at the British Grand Prix in 2013. The top finishers each week will also receive a goody bag stuffed with Williams merchandise.
F1 racing has never really caught on in America, but when you throw in the chance to win prizes it’s possible you may see a few ears prick up. In any case this is a cool new app for fans of the sport who also want to try their luck at winning some swag. And the social aspect means you can always brag to your friends when you pick more winners than they do.
You know, PR people are odd. They push and push and push to get you to cover their apps. Then the apps just magically appear on the App Store and the PR people are quiet. Ok, now I can actually see the game, play the game, but you don’t want me to know that it’s out? I just don’t get it.
Anyway — F1 2009 Game from Codemasters popped into view at $6.99. We’re downloading it now and we will see how it goes. The screen shots look ok, but they aren’t up to the quality of Real Racing. But how’s the game play? Well, I have 87 MB to go.
Stats look pretty good:
RACE ALL 17 OFFICIALLY LICENSED CIRCUITS
Feel the exhilaration of speeding around iconic circuits like Monaco, Spa Francorchamps and Silverstone, or enjoy dramatic night racing at Singapore.
TWO GREAT GAME MODES!
Put in a flying lap in Time Trial, perfectly tuned for on the go gaming, or take on Endurance for the ultimate test of skill and consistency and set your fastest average time over a number of laps.