Gaming on your TV with an iPad and iPhone

First it was a concept, then we saw the iPad edition of Scrabble put it into use, and now we see just what console gaming on an Apple device might have in store for us.

The creators of Chopper 2 put together a proof of concept that included hooking up an iPad to the television and using the iPhone as a controller (connected over bluetooth). A lot of people have been talking about the AppleTV turning into a full-fledged gaming system in the upcoming years, and this YouTube video (below) clearly illustrates the potential it could have.

Jonny Evans, over at 9 to 5 Mac laments about the potential the device could have, and we have to agree. Getting access to the AppStore games on my television would convince me to pick up an AppleTV immediately.

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