True Mac gaming coming to an iPhone/iPod touch near you!
Patents approved to Apple today clue in on intentions of getting gaming serious on the touch platforms. TheMNT has speculated a DS/PSP competitor in the iPhone/iPod touch for a while, and these filings only solidify the fact.
The lengthy patent touches (pun =P) on quite a few “input methods for gaming” including music/tapping gaming (iPod Hero anyone?), as well as hints to first-person shooter type interfaces. Maybe with Bungie’s recent departure with Microsoft, the known Mac guys will be bringing a Marathon for the devices? Or a port of the now known DS version of Halo: Combat Evolved?
Also reported on Ars Technica.