Tag Archives: Asphalt Memories

Five years at the top, Asphalt 8: Airborne

The Asphalt series launched with Asphalt Urban GT in 2004. Six more titles were released in the following 8 years, up to Asphalt 7: Heat’s release in 2012. But, in 2013, this schedule changed completely with Asphalt 8: Airborne. Now in its fifth year, the eighth game in Gameloft's iconic mobile racing franchise has become…
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Asphalt Memories – Asphalt 7: Heat

By the time of Asphalt 7: Heat’s release in June of 2012, smartphones were ubiquitous and their share of the game market was exploding. With the seventh installment, Asphalt continued towards its goal of using cutting edge technology and licensees to deliver THE premium mobile-racing experience. Now, however, the technology was moving at a pace…
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Asphalt Memories – Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

The Asphalt series was always supercharged. It was born of gasoline and steel, with nitro coursing through its veins. But, the sixth installment received a shot of adrenaline to get players’ hearts racing as fast as their cars. Asphalt 6: Adrenaline picked up where Asphalt 5 left off, continuing to add even more high-flying jumps…
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Asphalt Memories – Asphalt 5

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing took Gameloft’s premier mobile racing franchise and supercharged it for the iPhone. But, with Apple improving their device and other smartphones entering the market, the team quickly geared up for Asphalt 5. With the previous title offering a rolling start in terms of technology, this was a chance to supercharge the…
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Asphalt Memories – Asphalt 4: Elite Racing

The evolution of anything comes in fits and starts. Sometimes it can be a crawl, but at other times, 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…
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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,…
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Asphalt Memories – 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…
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Asphalt Memories – Asphalt Urban GT

Asphalt 9: Legends is coming, and it is set to redefine what racing means on mobile. But Gameloft’s journey to this latest installment of their seminal competitive arcade racer series began fifteen years ago under the project name “High Gears.” It would take one year for this game to reach the eager hands of mobile…
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