Amiga Games Coming to iOS 7 Later This Year, Will Include Controller Support
Amiga Games today announced that it is planning to re-release some of its classic games for iOS later this year, "in time for the 2013 holiday season."
Originally introduced in the late 1980s, the Commodore Amiga PC offered a variety of 16-bit games. ranging from Captain Planet and Lemmings to Shadow of the Beast.
Amiga Games will customize its classic Amiga titles for Apple’s iOS, including iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices, and will support Apple’s upcoming iOS 7 game controllers. Amiga Games plans to release its titles for iOS in time for the 2013 holiday season.
Amiga Games does not specify which titles it will revive beyond a note suggesting the games will be customized for iOS, but the company’s titles will include support for iOS 7 game controllers.
First introduced via an API at WWDC, Apple’s upcoming Made for iPhone (MFi) controllers are expected to debut before the end of the year. Currently, multiple games have begun offering support for the controllers, and two potential prototypes have surfaced from Logitech and GameCase.
Source: Mac Rumors