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Gameloft Podcast #5 Released – ‘Iron Man 2’ Gameplay Footage and ‘Prince of Persia: The Warrior Within’ Announced

Gameloft’s Naomi and Josh are back again to bring us another look inside of Gameloft. Like most of their video podcasts, they include a good mix of things you’ve likely already seen if you follow TouchArcade closely along with some new reveals.

This one is much longer than their other video podcasts, so if you don’t want to sit through the whole thing, you can skip to these points of interest:

  • 0:00 – Gameloft visits the New York City Fifth Avenue Apple Store and talks to some people about the iPad, along with interviewing some of their own developers who discuss how great the iPad is going to be for gaming.
  • 2:51 – iPad trailers for HD versions of Shrek Kart, Brothers in Arms 2 Global Front, Hero of Sparta, and Avatar
  • 5:13Blokus overview, including some tips and video of what playing the actual board game looks like.
  • 6:26Iron Man 2 gameplay iPhone gameplay footage, as well as revealing that the game will be simultaneously coming to all three devices. They’re not clear as to whether or not this means Iron Man 2 will be universal, or if the iPhone version will simply launch with the iPad HD version.
  • 8:02Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction gameplay video combined with an overview of the iPhone exclusive Potomac River level which apparently is going to feature a rails shooter portion.
  • 8:45 – Gameloft officially reveals Prince of Persia: The Warrior Within. They don’t show any gameplay, but the cinematic trailer is pretty cool.
  • 10:45 – Explanation of the various contests Gameloft is currently running to get free games and even a trip to their offices in Paris
  • 11:45 – Gameloft closes their video podcast with a brief Q&A and revealed that their games generally take a year to develop from early concepts, to actual development, testing, and everything else.