Asphalt 7: Heat

I consider myself a fan of numerous genres of games. I love shooters, I like sports, I like RPGs and I even like weird old turn-based strategy games set in WWII. But what I really love is racing games; from hard-core simulators that spin you out with even the slightest braking error to adrenaline-pumping arcade racers where crashing out other racers is half the fun. And the racing game I’m really loving as of late is Asphalt 7 Heat.

I know, I know, it’s my job to love Asphalt 7, right? Or at least to encourage others, namely those in the media, to love it too. But I’m talking to you as Tom the racing video game fan right now, not Tom the Product PR Manager from Gameloft. Asphalt 7 has sunk its claws into me something fierce, and I’m extremely excited for the game to be finally released, if only so I can finally race a bunch of friends on Gameloft Live!

It all started in the lead-up to this year’s E3. My main job at the show was to demo our line-up of games including The Amazing Spider-Man, Kingdoms & Lords, Cosmic Colony, and of course Asphalt 7: Heat for media who came by the booth (side note: doing PR is pretty rad sometimes). To prepare myself, I spent a lot of time with these games, getting to know the ins and outs. But I found myself going beyond that with the Asphalt 7 build, playing it more and more in my free time. I got hooked into the career mode, unlocking new cups and new cars, not to mention more upgrades and customization options. There was just something about the arcade gameplay that really appealed to me, and the revamped graphics were like tiny massages on my eyeballs. I kept playing after the show as well; I’m up to level 27 in career mode, and have 121 experience stars as of this writing. In fact, I can’t wait to finish writing this so I can play some more.

So what is it that I like so much about Asphalt 7 Heat? Here’s my top 5 reasons I keep going back:

5. Steady progression in career mode – There’s a really great pace to advancing my level in the game. I’m leveling up at a slower rate than I was at the beginning, but having unlocked 8 of the 13 cups in the time that I have feels like an accomplishment, but I’m also pleased that I still have a ways to go.

4. Drifting – I loooove drifting in Asphalt 7. You hit the brake, turn the car, steer the drift and hit the brake button to get out of it. Simple, satisfying, fun, and a key gameplay device for building up your adrenaline meter.

3. Adrenaline – Boosting is fun, but filling your meter all the way for an adrenaline boost is downright awesome.

2. Bluetooth Multiplayer – There are some great advances in Asphalt’s multiplayer capabilities with this game, especially the new Asphalt Tracker, which keeps you up to date with detailed info on how your Gameloft Live friends are advancing. But the quick head-to-head racing offered by Bluetooth mode is a great option for racing with a friend anytime, anywhere.

1. The Cars – It’s not just the preponderance of cars from hot manufacturers like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin and many many more, it’s how amazing they look. I have to keep reminding myself that I’m playing a mobile game. The high poly-counts and advanced reflection effects are unlike anything I’ve seen on an iPad yet.

I’ll see you all on the track this Thursday!

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  • ruf neck

    hey man y dis game iphone can,t u make dis games for nokia c7,n8,x7 wht will dis do they will watch face of the game only……@

  • ruf neck

    plz make asphalt 7 heat to symbian platform

  • Shahram

    So fool thanks to your games.

  • Adam

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  • Jboy

    With all due respect Gameloft, why have you chosen to dump symbian^3? Even the bada and hpwebOS have more games in their platform, whereas symbian was the first and best platform for gaming then[N GAGE] which even had lower specs. Now even the Iphone 3GS 600MHz with HVGA can play this game and Nokia 603 1GHz, 512MB RAM and nHD screen can do nothing. Android which even gives more stress, you make games for several GPUs[adreno,power vr and nvidia]. This is painful. We users waste money and end up with nothing and GAMELOFT used to be the biggest supporter of symbian.

  • Jboy

    ;-(:-(

  • http://Dengue Gabriel

    T vencere soy el mejor

  • yousef

    I want to download it fast

  • georgi

    Gameloft, please create Asphalt 7 HD please for Symbian^3 platform

  • Hari

    I am unable to play in miltiplayer in bluetooth. I. Am having iphone and ipodtouch:. I am unable to join the game it’s little bit confusing…please help me out with the settings like filters and how to use create or join options in bluetooth mode

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  • ehsan

    good

  • alihan

    Please port the this game for symbian belle

  • Aamin

    Pls pls pls pls please gameloft create asphalt 7 hit HD for symbian
    pls i request you…!

  • Hugo Pinto

    hello, why asphalt7 isn’t compatible with my NVIDIA TEGRA3(QUADCORE) Tablet? with my phone, XPERIA X10 is compatible, but with my tablet TOSHIBA AT300 it isn’t… can anyone tell me why? THANKS

  • Tom

    Pls pls gameloft create asphalt 7 hit HD for symbian!!

  • ARES-IV

    Hey, Gameloft! When this game coming on Windows Phone 8?

  • Johnson Jack

    as everybody&apos;s askin since last year, WHEN WILL IT BE AVAILLABLE FOR SYMBIAN 3????????

  • Pranav Havle

    hey guys plz help me out…….
    i cannot play asphalt 7 multiplayer bluetooth on iphone 4s….

  • JK

    When is asphalt 7 going to come out on mac book

  • Ayan Tiwari

    Make this game for symbian belle.

  • JOHNPAUL EDEH

    i need to have asphalt 7.

  • Nithin

    Please this game for my symbian 3rd edition ,feature pack 2, 9.3 mobile.(n79). I want this game. Please………………….. Gameloft !!

  • Idun

    ?

  • Ibrahim

    Basil

  • sanjay

    i cant play this game on galasy s3

  • sanjay

    game doesnt even start. pure waste of money

  • Anonymous

    вы чо не русские

  • ahmed_domaaa@yahoo.com

    ahmed

  • franck

    j&apos;aime gameloft dans mon coeur

  • Ashvin

    Asphalt 7
    The best games….my mobil Nokia E63

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  • JJJO

    I already finished EVERYTHING!!! And the thing is… There are Newer and better cars this time!! Everything’s faster which makes the game more lovable!!The crash effects are PERFECT!!! But maybe it’s time you make better updates…

  • JJJO

    I already have it and I can play

  • JJJO

    I also got the Mazda Furai that came out in a few months ago. It’s fully upgraded and I need players to race me. My username is CCCCJJJJJJJJJ. Vote for me if you want to race with me.

  • JJJO

    Really?

  • JJJO

    Yes

  • JJJO

    Might be the best asphalt yet!

  • JJJO

    It’s not a waste of money. Besides, it’s only 99 cents.

  • Sheamus Warior

    The blog is quite awesome that has provided me the best knowledge.http://blog.gameloft.com/index.php/2012/06/19/asphalt-7-heat/

  • Виктор

    game lags on THL W8s 2Gb 1.5G :( on the old xoom runs perfectly.

  • Dragons99

    Dude what’s the highest level reachable in asphalt 7??

  • kumar

    In my samsung galaxy tab 2 the asphalt 7 is not opening can anyone help me y this happening guyzzz

  • Georgi

    Gameloft I play your HD game every day. I have smartphone with symbian belle os.Please release this game for our smartphone. I buy this game and other HD games for Symbian.Please answer me.

  • Edward Griffith

    WHEN IS IT GOING 2 BE OUT FOR MAC!!!

  • ptmh

    asphalt 7 game is rubbish,my moneysuddenly less,my star also,and my lv become 1lv,rubbish game,and no no update already,fk

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