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EA merges Firemint and Ironmonkey Studios, now called Firemonkeys

For years we've touted having two world leading mobile developers right here in Melbourne, and before you knew it, Electronic Arts snapped them both up and now they've merged these two outstanding developers, Firemint and Ironmonkey Studios, and have announced the combined studio as "Firemonkeys".

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The GDC 2012 Breakfast Club

This is the tsumea GDC 2012 Breakfast Club. No, they aren't a rag tag mix-match of high school students but a carefully selected team of the finest games developers that Australia and New Zealand has to offer. And whilst these guys weren't exactly confined to the local high school library, they were instead situated somewhere more chaotic and undoubtedly more stranger.

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Firemint and Halfbrick excited about the new iPad

Apple's latest iPad offering has at least two local games developers excited about the prospects for their upcoming games on the new hardware. Smartcompany.com.au has the responses of two of Australia's leading mobile games developers on the new Ipad and both have remarked on its stand-out 2048 x 1536 pixel screen resolution and what it means for their games.

For Firemint CEO, Rob Murray, even testing for their new retina-enabled iPad games brings about an unusual challenge. From Smartcompany.com.au...

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Flight Control Rocket Trailer

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Friday, 16 March 2012

Flight Control Rocket is the next evolution of Firemint's genre-defining #1 hit - Flight Control. Available this March on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Visit http://firemint.com/fc-rocket to find out more.

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Were 10 employees let go from Firemint or not?

Kotaku AU's rumour report on 10 staff retrenchments at Australia's leading mobile developer has been met with a quick rebuttal from Firemint's community manager, Sam Mayo.

The rumour suggested that as much as 10 employees from Melbourne-based Firemint, mostly non-managerial roles such as artists as well as a producer, were let go on Thursday and Friday this week.

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SPY mouse for Android

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North America: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.ea.spymouse_na
Rest of World: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.ea.spymouse_row

Danger. Intrigue. Stealth. Cheese... Agent Squeak *is* SPY mouse! Sneak, scamper and snack your way through 70+ deviously challenging levels and 6 unique worlds in Spy Mouse -- available now on Android Market!

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Real Racing 2 for Android

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North America: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.ea.game.realracing2_na
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WANNA TAKE A REAL TEST DRIVE?

**TRY IT FOR FREE!** REAL RACING 2 is here! Now, take the most hotly anticipated racing game ever made for Android for a FREE test drive. Once you get a taste of the adrenaline-fueled action, UPGRADE to get the total experience. Race away with 30 high-performance cars, 15 awesome locations, and an immersive Career mode! Download now on the Android Market!

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The Real Racing 2 Party Play House!

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What happens when Real Racing 2 collides with a reality show? Full-on PARTY PLAY!

Party Play takes AirPlay to the next level of iOS gaming, facilitating wireless local multiplayer for up to 4 players simultaneously in a split screen display output to your HD TV using an iPad 2 or iPhone 4S as the host. Play in the comfort of your own home and experience the joy of championship racing with iOS 5.

http://www.facebook.com/realracing

http://itunes.apple.com/app/id386568787?mt=8

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