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Adding another entry to the Tegra Zone's small, yet ever growing collection of Tegra 3 optimized games, Pitbull Studio Ltd is planning to release Big Top THD in December 2011. Big Top is a cartoony, yet lavishly styled game that lets you run away to the circus, while fully utilizing the awesomeness that is NVIDIA's powerful quad-core superchip.

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Big Top THD takes players through a beautifully-rendered circus, including pie throwing, plate spinning, juggling, and diving challenges as well as testing a handful of other typical circus skills.

Besides allowing players to try their hand at various circus acts, the game is technologically stunning, incorporating real-time shadow generation, per-pixel lighting, and sophisticated animation capabilities.

Big Top looks like a lot of fun, and appears to be a fully-structured game, rather than an interactive technical demo like Glowball. In any case, you can check out Big Top THD's official listing at NVIDIA's Tegra Zone for more screenshots and a full description.

Liam Spradlin
Liam loves Android, design, user experience, and travel. He doesn't love ill-proportioned letter forms, advertisements made entirely of stock photography, and writing biographical snippets.

  • GraveUypo

    i hope we don't get stuck with a whole bunch of "tegra 3 only" games like tegra 2. that's so fucking retarded and only fragments android even further

    • Dandmcd

      I doubt that will happen anytime soon unless Tegra suddenly becomes part of every Android phone. Tegra 2 and 3 phones are only a very small portion of the market, no developer wanting to make serious money would support only Tegra devices unless NVIDA invests their own money to do so.

  • Kyle

    Hope all these "Tegra 3" games will also be able to run on Tegra 2 as well, at least to some extent. Cuz if they don't I just don't see the point anymore.

  • Kory

    correct me if i'm wrong, but can't you play THD games on any other phone with the use of the Chainfire 3D app? at least, i thought that was possible...

    • Hal Motley

      Specifically, Chainfire3D with the NVIDIA plugin, but it can be glitchy because Pinball for Tegra's menu text doesn't appear on my Galaxy S II!

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