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The Room Two among free apps on Amazon App Store through tomorrow

Amazon is offering 31 paid apps for free in its Android marketplace today and tomorrow. Of the premium apps available for free through Saturday on the Amazon App Store, 14 are games. The discounted games include Fireproof's puzzler The Room Two as well as Sega's Android version of Sonic the...

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Barely Related: Star Wars puts Harrison Ford in the hospital

So that was E3. The week was wild for everyone at Joystiq, but now it's time to take a step back and look at some news that isn't within the confines of the gaming industry. Cheers! Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday Saturday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that...

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The Room series unlocks sales of 5.4 million copies

Indie developer Fireproof Games has revealed that the two entries in its gorgeously designed mobile puzzle game, The Room and its sequel, The Room 2, have sold more than 5.4 million copies to date. "[T]oday Fireproof received word The Room Two has sold 1.2m," tweeted Fireproof Games...

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The Room 2 hits iPhone this Thursday, Android by Valentine's Day

Fireproof Games will launch The Room 2 on iPhone this Thursday and will arrive on Android "on or before" February 14, the developer confirmed to Pocket Gamer. Fireproof supplemented the news with a tweet today that the Android version will be out "within three weeks." The Room 2 first landed on...

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Unlock The Room 2 on iPad today, play the original for free

Normally news of a second The Room would tear us apart, Lisa, but this is Fireproof Games' follow-up to last year's mysterious, acclaimed puzzler, and it's out right now. You, Lisa, and everyone else can enter The Room 2 on iPad, provided you have the key - the key being $5 spare in your App Store...

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The Room unlocks 2 million sales

The Room has cracked 2 million sales since its launch in September 2012. Speaking at the Game Horizon conference in the UK, Fireproof Studios Commercial Director Barry Meade revealed the new milestone. The iOS and Android puzzler hit 1 million sales in January, shortly after earning Apple's iPad...

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The Room opens up for Android end of summer, a sequel this fall

Fireproof Games has announced a sequel to its iOS safe-crackin' sim The Room, coming later this year – not to be confused with that other room. "A new, more spectacular setting to continue the story," the announcement tweet promises. A free chapter will be released this summer, leading into...

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Netflix adds people search to Xbox 360 app

Netflix recently announced that its people search feature has landed on Xbox 360. The searching method, which is already included in the PS3 Netflix app, includes actors and directors among its search results. It's especially useful if you like having Julia Roberts movie marathons (and really, who...

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The Room adventure game is tearing us apart, Lisa

So, here's the thing: If you're not in on the cosmic joke that is Tommy Wiseau's impossibly bad masterpiece The Room, you're probably not going to grok anything we're about to talk about. Everyone else, brace yourself: Newgrounds founder Tom Fulp released The Room Tribute earlier this morning -- an...

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