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  • Publisher: Fireproof Games
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: iPad
  • Size: 177.2 MB
  • Version: 1.0.3
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating: 4.5 (6)
App description: Welcome to The Room, a physical puzzler, wrapped in a mystery game, inside a beautifully tactile 3D world.

TECHNICAL NOTE: If you're having problems with the game crashing after the first chapter, please turn off your iPad (by holding down the power button until "Slide to power off" appears) and restart it. We're working on a more permanent fix.

App Store Editor's Choice in 146 countries
#1 App in UK & US
#1 App in 65 other countries
#1 Game in 80 countries
#1 Puzzle Game in 116 countries
#1 Adventure Game in 115 countries
#1 Grossing Game in 19 countries including the UK
Reached the top 10 Highest Grossing Game in 103 countries

The Room has been awarded the following:

Apples iPad Game of the Year 2012
BAFTA Best British Game 2012
GDC Award Best Mobile/Handheld Game 2012
New York Video Game Critics Circle Best Mobile/Handheld Game 2012
International Mobile Games Awards Excellence in Visuals
International Mobile Games Awards Peoples Choice
TIGA Awards Best Game Design 2012
Pocket Gamer Gold Award
Develop Awards Best Micro Studio (Fireproof Games)

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TouchGen
This is one of the games at the pinnacle of what we know the iPad to be capable of."
"A must have for the iPad

Eurogamer - App Of The Day Award
...resist hurrying and savour every sliding panel and twist of a dial. The Room is the cave of mysteries from everyone's childhood; a perfect encapsulation of the fear and pleasure of discovery."

Gametrailers
The touchscreen controls really shine. A must play

Kotaku - Gaming App of the Day
"More fun than Christmas morning and one of the best games on the iPad. Pay for quality."

Penny Arcade - App Of The Day
This isnt a title that is hindered by touch controls as much as its set free by them"

Arcade Sushi
"I couldnt stop playing this fascinating brain teaser...beautifully crafted"

Indie Game Magazine
"Fireproof Games has hit a home run"

Pocket Gamer
More suspense than a thousand bullet-riddled shooters"

Game Informer
Excellently produced, clever puzzles and spine-tingling music"

Jaysisgames
"The immersion overrides any sense of your surroundings beyond the box"
"The Room is eye candy for the mind."

IGN
The most realistically rendered objects in a mobile title to date.

******

How are you, old friend?

If youre reading this, then it worked. I only hope you can still forgive me.

Weve never seen eye to eye on my research, but you must put such things behind you. You are the only one to whom I can turn.

You must come at once, for we are all in great peril. I trust you remember the house? My study is the highest room.

Press forward with heart. There is no way back now.

AS.

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Fireproof Games are very proud to bring you our greatest creation, a mind-bending journey filled with beauty, peril and mystery in equal measure. Be transported into a unique space that blends spellbinding visuals with intriguing problems to solve.

* Unsettlingly realistic graphics: The most natural looking visuals ever seen on a mobile device.

* Spine-tingling single finger controls: touch controls so natural you can play with one digit, to fully navigate this mysteriously beautiful 3D world.

* Fantastical pick-up-and-play design: Easy to start, hard to put down, the secrets of The Room will immerse you before you even know you're playing.

* Compelling layers of mystery: think you know what you're looking at? Think again.

* Now updated with an all-new Epilogue Chapter (Free to those who have already purchased The Room)

* Available in fully translated English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese versions

Fireproof Games is a small independent studio from Guildford, United Kingdom.
Find out more at fireproofgames.com
Follow us @Fireproof_Games
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Sanuku's comments:


09-18-2012, 04:53 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Italy
Posts: 2,413
Looking forward this!!!!

09-18-2012, 06:26 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Sweden
Posts: 1,336
Not alot of info in that app description. What is it? Genre? Is about a room with a safe in it? A house with puzzles? Is it point and click etc etc...

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09-19-2012, 04:15 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 119
You're tearing me apart, lisa!
09-19-2012, 10:26 AM
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09-19-2012, 11:16 AM
#6
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Location: France
Posts: 3,452
Now out everywhere! I don't know what's going on this week but... Great news everyone!

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09-19-2012, 11:19 AM
#7
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Italy
Posts: 2,413
Quote:
Originally Posted by killercow View Post
Now out everywhere! I don't know what's going on this week but... Great news everyone!
I have yet to buy it (not at home) but this is togheter with Lunar my purchases for tonight (your review ruled out Lili for me).

I hope it has some cool story to uncover while playing...but it's surely charming.

It reminds me Myst.
09-19-2012, 01:07 PM
#8
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: France
Posts: 3,452
This game is a true gem. It's like myst but with a box. Mind you it's not that complicated and there's no backtracking here but it can get tricky and the atmosphere/visuals are top notch. Man what a week for ios (and gaming) this turns out to be!

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09-19-2012, 01:20 PM
#9
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Sweden
Posts: 1,336
Is it like a box in a box thing? Or do you walk around to different rooms?

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09-19-2012, 01:27 PM
#10
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: France
Posts: 3,452
Quote:
Originally Posted by chris1a View Post
Is it like a box in a box thing? Or do you walk around to different rooms?
It's a box in a box thing but the box changes in between chapters. It's really cleverly built and there's some kind of storyline too you can turn around, pinch and double tap to zoom and interact.

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