Here's what Real Racing 3 looks like on iPhone 5

Real Racing 3 coming to iPhone 5 sometime this year, here's a screenshot
Take a good look at the screen above, because it's from today's live demo of Real Racing 3 at Apple's press conference event for the iPhone 5. The EA Firemonkeys game, announced last month for iPad, will be optimized for the upcoming Apple device later this year.

EA's press release also mentions "time-shifted" asynchronous multiplayer for the game, which uses Game Center iOS 6 challenges. Regardless, hot racing action on a four-inch retina display sounds just fine to us. Now about those controls ...
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EA UNVEILS FIRST LIVE DEMO OF REAL RACING 3, OPTIMIZED FOR iPHONE 5

#1 Mobile Gaming Publisher to Optimize Key Titles for iPhone 5

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.-Sept. 12, 2012 -Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today gave the first live demo of Real Racing 3, its forthcoming title for iOS. Real Racing 3, which is developed by the EA Firemonkeys studio, will bring the ultimate racing experience to iPhone 5 later this year, taking full advantage of its brilliant 4" Retina display and enhanced graphics capabilities and processing power, making it one of the sharpest, most exciting ways to experience the premier racing game.

Boasting console quality graphics, Real Racing 3 features dynamic reflections, plus an all-new rearview mirror that will give players important cues about their competitors, as well as time shifted multiplayer, a brand new feature that leverages Game Center iOS 6 challenges.

"Apple technology continues to evolve the mobile games experience, and we believe games like Real Racing 3 best highlight what consumers have to look forward to with these advancements," said Rob Murray, Executive Producer at the EA Firemonkeys studio. "The game's dynamic reflections, sharp track shadows and other beautifully detailed assets will take full advantage of iPhone 5's new visual capabilities and greater performance to deliver a mobile gaming experience that rivals many console games."

In addition to Real Racing 3, EA also plans to optimize key titles for iPhone 5 that will launch this fall. As the leading publisher of mobile games worldwide, EA has delivered quality content for iPhone since the App StoreSM launched in 2008, and has more than 500 games currently available for iPhone across the EA Mobile™, Chillingo and PopCap™ portfolios.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.