Hit iOS Puzzler The Room Comes To PC July 28

by Mike Futter on Jul 22, 2014 at 06:46 AM

Fireproof Games', The Room, was first released on iOS in 2012, and it's now going to ensnare a new group of gamers. The title earned acclaim for its design and clever use of the touch and gyroscopic features of the device, and earned itself a sequel thanks to sales topping 5.4 million.

The studio has announced that on July 28, the title will be making its way to PC. The new version will include the Epilogue DLC that came out nearly a year after the original release.

In addition to the announcement trailer, the studio has released a video comparing the original iOS visuals with what players can expect on PC next week. The 3D models have improved textures, the entire experience includes volumetric lighting and real-time shadows, and it runs at 60 frames per second.

No price has yet been announced for the Steam release of The Room. Fireproof’s Barry Meade says that if this version sells well, the company will consider an update to the sequel, which was released in 2013 (our review).


Our Take
You are running out of excuses to play The Room. If you haven’t yet had a chance and have a PC that can handle it, please do yourself a favor and give it a try. And for those who are old enough to remember, I get a serious Zork Nemesis vibe from it. Consider that high praise.