IronMonkey Studios and Firemint has been merged by EA to become FireMonkeys. Melbourne, Australia based IronMonkey Studios has made titles such as the Sims 3, Mirror’s Edge, Dead Space, and Need For Speed Hot Pursuit for the mobile platforms. Also based in Melbourne, Firemint has hit games such as Real Racing 2, Spy Mouse, and Flight Control Rocket to the iOS platform. This merger makes FireMonkeys the largest game development studio in Australia. FireMonkeys will be working out of the EA Melbourne studio on separate products and new collaborations. FireMonkeys is also looking to hire staff to fill new positions on the FireMonkeys team.
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