Asphalt Memories – Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

The evolution of anything comes in fits and starts. Sometimes it can be a crawl, but at other points huge leaps can be made. And, while on a conceptual level, Asphalt 4: Elite Racing was “just” another step on the path to Asphalt 9: Legends, there was one notable milestone – the release of the iPhone. Apple’s first smartphone introduced new levels of power, graphic fidelity, and interactivity. All of this allowed the team to begin creating what we now all thing of as Asphalt. Some nitro in our tank Having a look back at our previous articles on Asphalt’s Continue Reading

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Asphalt Memories – Asphalt 3: Street Rules

Thirteen years in the making, the legend of Asphalt 9 has been a long and winding road. Of course, we have nitroed, drifted, and barrel rolled down that road – but still, it was a lot of work! One stop on the journey was, Asphalt 3: Street Rules. While, much like Asphalt 2: Urban GT, the third game in the series served as an evolution and not a revolution, it was still a title that made interesting changes and additions to the series. The name’s Asphalt, just Asphalt Looking back at the history of the Asphalt franchise in context, Asphalt Continue Reading

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Creating a Legend – Asphalt 2: Urban GT

In 2004, Asphalt Urban GT’s development focused on bringing a console racing experience to mobile. It was a great success, not just technically but also in terms of its critical and fan reception, so a sequel was assured. However, with the technology in place, the challenge for Asphalt 2: Urban GT was going to be topping the first game’s visuals, scope, and design, in order to deliver an even more authentic street-racing experience. Improve and iterate Asphalt 2: Urban GT’s initial concept built on those of the first game. As the original design document states, the target was to make Continue Reading

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