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- Jul 27, 2011
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A few months ago, Maura shared a story about iOS 7 eventually including enhanced support for using gaming controllers on the iPhone. Just a couple of days ago, Apple announced the first game which will take advantage of this controller support in iOS 7. The game is called "AVP: Evolution" and is an action game set in the Aliens versus Predator Sc-Fi universe. Here's a quote with a few more details,
Apple has begun approving games that support iOS 7 game controllers, according to our sister site TouchArcade. AVP: Evolution [Direct Link], a game designed for the iPhone and the iPad, was today updated with support for iOS 7, 64-bit processors, iOS 7 Game Controllers.
Apple first introduced its MFi "Made for iPhone" iOS 7 API during June's Worldwide Developers Conference, suggesting that the company was allowing third-party manufacturers to develop dedicated iOS gaming peripherals. News soon followed that Apple was working with Logitech and MOGA to produce controllers, and a loose fall launch date was indicated.
Sound off if you are anxious to try out this and other games using a dedicated iOS 7 supported game controller on your iPhone or iPad!