The Room

Fireproof Games

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
76
Top Critic Average
63%
Critics Recommend
Based on 17 critic reviews
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The Room

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

63%

Critics Recommend

Based on 17 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCJul 28, 2014
Nintendo SwitchOct 18, 2018

Developer: Fireproof Games

Genres: Puzzle, Adventure

Summary: Following a trail of mysterious letters, you find yourself entangled in a journey shrouded with secrets and deception. Trapped in The Room with only an elaborate puzzle box, you must delve into the unknown using only your wits to unlock the answers you desperately seek.

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1
Strong Head
8
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3
Weak Head
1

Gameblog

7 / 10
Gameblog

Despite its short life (three hours only), The Room is probably one of the best puzzle games of recent years

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FNintendo

8 / 10
FNintendo

The Room is a fun and well designed puzzle game that suits the Nintendo Switch perfectly, thanks to its original puzzles, good control system and overall environment. Where the game misses out is on its long-term replay value, as well as on its rather exaggerated price for a game of its size but fans of puzzle games will definitely get something out of this experience.

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We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered

The Room offers up a unique take on puzzle solving, with its intricate, ornate boxes and intriguing mystery. The touch controls and the game's beautiful, tiny details make the experience enjoyable on the Nintendo Switch, even if it's not too different from its mobile version.

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Critical Hit

7 / 10.0
Geoffrey Tim

Fireproof Games' The Room remains an engaging, clever puzzle game. It's a delight to uncover the secrets hidden within the mechanical boxes, but the Switch version just isn't a good value proposition.

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