Game Room

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Game Room
Game Room cover
Developers
Krome Studios
Publishers
Microsoft Game Studios
Release dates
Windows March 24, 2010
Game Room at Wikipedia

Warnings

For Games for Windows - LIVE on Windows 8 or later, install the latest Games for Windows - LIVE software.

Key points

No longer available after the Games for Windows Marketplace was closed on August 25, 2013.[1]

Availability[edit]

No longer available.
All versions require Games for Windows - LIVE DRM.[Note 1]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Rename/delete video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Common\media\
  2. Delete or rename krome_720p30.bik and MSGS_Logo_whtFadeOut_720p30_5.1AUD.bik.

Notes

The copyright screen and Important Health Warning will still be shown.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Krome Studios\Game Room

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Some resolutions are not supported.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Set in options or toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
On/off only.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
No option.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Effects, Music and Game.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Always mutes.

Localizations

Languages used by the emulated games will vary.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Spanish
Traditional Chinese

Network[edit]

Requires a Microsoft account (local profiles are not supported).

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op, Versus
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Can't install some Game Packs[edit]

Game Packs 001, 002, 003 and 004 are not listed in-game; install through the Marketplace client.
Install Game Packs through Marketplace client[citation needed]
  1. Install the Games for Windows Marketplace Client.
  2. Launch the Marketplace.
  3. Sign in and choose Game Add-ons.
  4. Install the Game Packs.
  5. Run the game again and those Game Packs will now be accessible.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel P4 3.0 GHz
AMD XP 3000+ or higher
System memory (RAM) 512 MB (1 GB Vista or Win 7)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3.0 support

Notes

  1. Games for Windows - LIVE DRM features: SSA activation, requires a Microsoft account - local profiles are not supported.

References