Real Racing 2 HD Update Brings Full HD 1080p Dual Screen Gaming to iPad 2 and the App Store

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Special Easter update delivers 1080p TV-out to Firemint's smash-hit racer

Real Racing 2 HD nows supports Full HD 1080p output on iPad 2.

Real Racing 2 HD nows supports Full HD 1080p output on iPad 2.

Real Racing 2 HD on iPad 2 blurs the line between playing on-the-go and in the lounge room; switching between 1080p dual screen and single screen gaming and back again is as simple as disconnecting or reconnecting a cable.

Firemint today announced the immediate availability of Full HD 1080p dual screen gaming for its critically-acclaimed hit Real Racing 2 HD for users with iPad 2. With this update, players can connect iPad 2 to their HDMI-compliant TV using the Apple Digital AV Adapter and experience the stunning visuals and thrilling gameplay of Real Racing 2 HD in exceptional 1080p, while real-time racing telemetry is displayed on their iPad 2.

Players can now keep an eye on their speed, lap times and position on iPad 2 while the action is rendered with exceptional clarity on their high-definition TV. There are no black borders or upscaled images; Real Racing 2 HD's true 1080p dual screen mode is specially optimized so it runs at a silky smooth 30 frames per second while maintaining high-quality 3D visuals.

"Playing Real Racing 2 HD on your big screen with iPad 2 is amazingly fun," said Rob Murray, CEO of Firemint. "There is no compromise on gameplay, resolution or useability. With iPad 2 displaying real-time telemetry in addition to powering the high-definition 1080p graphics on your TV, Real Racing 2 HD is at the forefront of iOS gaming and a shining example of the remarkably power of iPad 2."

The update also unleashes an exciting new age of entertainment where your gaming experience is flexible, seamless and persistent. Real Racing 2 HD on iPad 2 blurs the line between playing on-the-go and in the lounge room; switching between 1080p dual screen and single screen gaming and back again is as simple as disconnecting or reconnecting a cable.

Whether you're blasting through the Career Mode or dishing out the damage in Multiplayer, simply unplug the device and Real Racing 2 HD will revert to single screen play. Reconnect and the game will appear on your TV, displayed in full 1080p.

The Real Racing 2 HD App is available for US$9.99 from the App Store on iPad or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore.

For more information about the game, please visit http://www.firemint.com/r2hd.

About Firemint
Firemint creates fun, addictive games. Firemint’s best known titles are Flight Control, the ultra-casual, broad-appeal hit for iPhone, and Real Racing, the critically-acclaimed, high-end 3D pro racer. The studio has also worked with the industry’s leading publishers developing over 30 titles from notable franchises as well as originals. Flight Control, Real Racing and Real Racing 2 have received numerous Game of the Year awards from IGN, Pocket Gamer and TouchGen, and two Apple Design Awards. Founded in 1999 by CEO Robert Murray, Firemint is located in Melbourne, Australia’s games development hub, and employs 60 people.

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