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Electronic Arts has tapped Melbourne-based developer Firemonkeys for its upcoming mobile-exclusive Need for Speed sequel Need for Speed: No Limits, the publisher announced this week. FIremonkeys (formerly Firemint) established itself in the mobile marketplace with its sim-styled Real Racing serie...

November 21st 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Joshua Boggs, Adrian Moore and Ollie Browne are three developers who formerly worked at Firemint, the venerated studio behind iOS hits like Flight Control, Spy Mouse, and (after an acquisition by EA and a merger with Iron Monkey to become Firemonkeys) the recent hit Real Racing 3. They decided...

March 13th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Australia's government-funded Screen Australia program plans on investing $20 million into the local video game industry. Gamasutra reports the organization will spend $4-5 million on games production and $2-3 million on supporting business sustainability over the next year.The organization cites t...

February 18th 2013 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Take a good look at the screen above, because it's from today's live demo of Real Racing 3 at Apple's press conference event for the iPhone 5. The EA Firemonkeys game, announced last month for iPad, will be optimized for the upcoming Apple device later this year.EA's press release also mentions "ti...

September 12th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The first game from recently merged developer Firemonkeys is Real Racing 3, the developer revealed moments ago during EA's Summer Showcase event in San Francisco. The racing sim was revealed for iPad during the event and is slated for launch in 2012.The third installment in the originally Firemint-...

August 2nd 2012 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday's announcement regarding EA's Firemint and IronMonkeys merger actually had a sideplot to it, in that Infinite Interactive, which was "acquired" by Firemint last year, quietly split off this past January to be independent again."There was never an actual acquisition of Infinite, it was mor...

July 25th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments