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iOS 7 Game Development by Dmitry Volevodz

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Chapter 6. Adding Game Controllers

In this chapter, we are going to discuss a new feature available in iOS 7—game controllers. Apple allowed video streaming from iOS devices to TV a long time ago, but the lack of hardware controller support left many players underwhelmed. Game controllers allow you to focus on the gameplay rather than controls, and if you are using your iPhone or iPad as a controller, you don't receive any physical feedback. This is one of the major drawbacks of touchscreen gaming—you won't be sure whether you tapped the right thing unless you are looking at the screen.

Some companies started to work on this problem, and different controllers such as iCade appeared. But they had one fundamental flaw in them—they had to be supported ...

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