N.O.V.A 3 - Lag?

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by bcam117, May 10, 2012.

  1. macrumors member

    May 1, 2012
    So just got nova 3 on my new iPad and well the frame rate ain't that great. How is it on the iPad 2? What's more annoying is that besides the framerate not being great and the game sometimes stuttering they also left out a lot of the visual bells and whistles found in the iPad 2 version, you can read about that here http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=473519
  2. macrumors 68040


    Mar 11, 2009
    I've only played for about an hour but I've not encountered any problems, I have noticed an ever so slightly drop in frame rate in intense scenes but it's nothing. I've got an iPad 2 here as well so I'll have to give it a go later.
  3. thread starter macrumors member

    May 1, 2012
    If you could compare the two that would be good.
    It is playable and it is version 1.0 but still I did fell like it was struggling a bit too often.
  4. macrumors newbie

    Dec 2, 2010
    So I've got the game on both the iPad 2 and New iPad and the framerate is the same on both. However, with the iPad 2, you notice things like when looking at lights there is like dirt on the screen, and on the New iPad, the light isn't even on.

    EDIT: But I will say that even without those extra visual effects (like motion blur and depth of field), the New iPad verson with the retina graphics make the game look fantastically nicer.
  5. macrumors newbie

    Jun 17, 2011
  6. thread starter macrumors member

    May 1, 2012

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