Posts Tagged ‘The Room’

Steam summer sale: our giant recommendations list

The Steam summer sale is in full blaze. For a while it even blazed so hot that the servers went on fire and all the price stickers peeled off the games. Either that or the store just got swamped with cheapskates looking for the best bargains. Cheapskates like you! Well, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some recommendations – both general tips and some newly added staff choices.

Here are the things you should consider owning in your endless consumeristic lust for a happiness which always seems beyond reach. You’re welcome.

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Wot I Think: The Room Two

“Presumably we can hope for The Room Two [official site] on PC some time in 2016,” I presciently wrote when reviewing The Room back in 2014. I am a truly great soothsayer. And the reason it takes this long for the hit mobile games to reach the PC is because developers Fireproof are remaking them from the ground up, to survive the transition from weeny phone screens to looming monitors. The result is, I’m pleased to report, splendid. If remarkably gloomy. Here’s wot I think:

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Puzzlebox ‘Em Up The Room Two On PC Next Week

Coming next week to PC is The Room 2, the video game sequel to Tommy Wiseau’s infamous- hang on, bah.

Coming next week to PC is The Room Two [official site], sequel to Fireproof Games’ lovely puzzlebox ’em up. As with the first, number Two is arriving on PC a few years after its mobile release but has been prettied-up for us.

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Word To The Wiseau: The Room Coming To PC

Oh, how I enjoyed my time in The Room. A hit on cleverphones and tablets, the spooky puzzle game creates as strong a sense of place as almost anything else I’ve ever played. Admittedly, as the title suggests, it’s not recreating a vast wilderness – in fact, the title could well be The Box rather than The Room, since most of the playtime involves exploring the surfaces and secrets of a tricksy container. The long-awaited (and at this point unexpected, by me at least) PC version will have mouse support but it’s the rare game that I’ll probably play on my laptop, with the fondlesome screen. That means braving Windows 8, but a game as tactile and textured as this deserves a personal touch.

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