It’s hard to get into a conversation about mobile racing games in 2013 without someone mentioning Creative Mobile’s Drag Racing, the quintessential racing experience on a touchscreen device over the last several years. But as mobile game developers continue to up the ante with their games by using more realistic looking graphics and higher-powered gameplay, many fans are interested to see where Creative Mobile will go next with their inevitable follow-up game.
Well today we’re bringing you the answer in Nitro Nation Online, a game that takes everything you know and love about Drag Racing and really pushes down that gas pedal to deliver on the graphics and the gameplay. I recently had a chance to chat with Creative Mobile CEO Vladimir Funtikov, and talk about what kinds of things Drag Racing fans can expect to find in Nitro Nation Online, as well as how the development team used everything they’ve learned to create what Funtikov calls an “ultimate version of Drag Racing,” and what it all means for like-minded racing games in the future.
After speaking one-on-one with Funtikov, essentially what it all boiled down to was three main components built into the core of the new game that are aimed to set the experience far and above what was initially possible in the original Drag Racing. The first new component to be introduced in Nitro Nation Online is a completely reworked and revamped physics engine, which is both adapted to the mobile platform and used to exude an incredibly realistic feeling with regards to how the cars are expected to handle and control in the game. Read more »