Having packed enough canned goods to feed an army, yours truly hoped that he would be safe in his "no iPhone 5 news" cave through the long winter of his personal discontent - safe from respective jihads of Apple and Android fankids, blissfully unaware of the orgy of analyses, and tempering a capacity for f*ck-giving that is approaching zero. Then it occurred to me that my twitter has been filled with nothing other than Wii U news.
Yet reflecting on Apple's iPhone 5 keynote - after my initial reaction, which was something along the lines of "If Kurt Cobain could see Dave 'we do corporate gigs now' Grohl, we would... well, he would probably just keep doing heroin" - it occurred to me that there was one particular point of interest: gaming.
Indeed, iOS and Android devices have long been predicted to bring about the "death" of traditional gaming, owing in no small part to their convenience, the relative inexpensiveness of games, and their increasing graphical prowess - and as much as it pains me to say it, EA's demonstration of Real Racing 3 for iPhone 5 left a bit of an impression. Granted, next-gen console season has already begun, and soon enough, the offerings of Sony and Microsoft will no doubt smartphones' most impressive offerings seem like so many macaroni drawing half-heartedly stuck to a fridge, but it's interesting to see just how far the platform has come.
So check out the video, and share your thoughts in the comments section below!