Preview: GTS World Racing for iPhone and iPod Touch

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Astraware’s GTS World Racing for the iPhone and iPod Touch should go live in the App Store over the next 24 hours or so, according to one of my industry contacts.

As the name suggests, GTS World Racing is a driving game in which you race a coupe, sports car, or Formula One car around a variety of international tracks using the built-in accelerometer to control the car.

I’ve been playing with a pre-release version of the game for a couple of hours, and it’s a slick application with lots of potential.

Though I love the genre, I’m not a driving game fanatic, and so it’s difficult for me to compare it to some of the other big names in racing. I found the cars pretty easy to control from the start, as using the accelerometer (just as in Monkey Ball Island) is intuitive…