We have been eagerly anticipating the long-hinted at Universal update for True Axis’s sublime racing platformer Jet Car Stunts ($1.99), and just as the weekend kicked off the update finally popped up in the App Store. I won’t bore you with too many details, but go ahead and feast your eyes on these gorgeous screenshots from the Retina Display iPad.
It’s easy to see that Jet Car Stunts looks beautiful on the iPad even 3 years after its initial release, and it even plays quite well on the larger device despite using tilt, which I’m typically not to keen on in iPad games. Here, it actually feels like the larger device gives me more subtle control over my vehicle.
But as good as it looks and plays, the truly remarkable thing about this new update is the 60fps it runs on the two newest iPads and the iPhone 4S, along with some additional graphical bells and whistles. It really needs to be seen in person to be truly appreciated. As a minor aside, due to OpenFeint’s transition to GREE, leaderboards and achievements are now disabled for 1st generation iPhones and iPod touches with this update.
If you own Jet Car Stunts and an iPad, then get busy downloading the latest update to see the new version in all its beautiful glory. If you haven’t joined in on the Jet Car Stunts fun train yet, then check out the lite version which has also been updated with the new enhancements.