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Mobile is burning, and free-to-play binds the hands of devs who want to help

In early March of this year Fireproof released the happy news that we've collectively sold 5.5 million copies of our mobile games The Room and The Room 2 since release. At Fireproof we'd always...

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A Kinect 'smart home' might play your theme song when you enter the room

Microsoft's director of developer relations for Xbox envisions a future where Kinect powers a "smart home" with functions that intuitively adjust a thermostat, set mood lighting, or even play a...

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Watch Dogs R18+ re-classification due to new scenes implying sexual violence

After initially receiving an MA15+ rating from the Australian Classification Board last year, Watch Dogs was re-classified as R18+ due to new content featuring implied sexual violence. "The game...

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Mobile puzzler series The Room has sold more than 5.4M copies

Mobile puzzle game The Room and its sequel The Room 2 have sold more than 5.4 million copies, according to a tweet from developer Fireproof Games' director and co-founder Barry Meade. According to...

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Unity dev conference hits Seattle Aug. 20-22, tickets available

Unite 2014, Unity Technologies' annual developer conference, will take place Aug. 20-22, 2014 at Seattle's Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, according to the event's official website. Unite 2014 will...

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The next generation of indies faces a tough fight

Indie developers are facing a "sea change" in the years ahead as new talent seeks to take their place among game-makers who have boot-strapped themselves to positions of success. That's the view...

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The Room currently available free on iPad to mark sequel's launch

Fireproof Games released The Room 2 today on iPad, and the studio also made the original game free for a limited time to mark the release of the sequel. The Room, which Fireproof originally...

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The Room 2 launches for iPad Dec. 12, Android in 2014

Fireproof Games will release a sequel to its 2012 puzzle title, The Room, for iPad Dec. 12, Pocket Gamer reports. In The Room, players must figure out how to open a series of boxes. Its sequel, T...

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The Room, Endless Space take home 2013 Unity Awards

Winners of the 2013 Unity Awards include mystery puzzler The Room and Amplitude Studio's turn-based strategy title Endless Space, Unity Technologies announced today. The Unity Awards were...

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Paid apps aren't dead in the era of free-to-play, Capy co-founder says at GDC

Reports of the death of paid apps have been greatly exaggerated, co-founder and president of Capybara Games Nathan Vella said in a talk at GDC 2013. The Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP d...