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Firewatch is bound for Nintendo Switch

Campo Santo's Wyoming wilderness-set adventure Firewatch is coming soon to Nintendo Switch. "We've been hard at work stripping much of Firewatch's tech down to the studs and rebuilding it to render the world more quickly, to stream an...

 
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Firewatch adds a calming new free-roam mode

Firewatch maker Camp Santo is rolling out a new free-roam mode that lets players take in the soothing sights and sounds of the Wyoming wilderness without distractions like objectives getting in the way. For this type of game, with this type...

 
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Firewatch is getting a movie adaptation

Indie developer and publisher Campo Santo has announced that it's teaming up with Good Universe, a motion picture production company. The goal behind the partnership is to create video game adaptions of movies and vice versa. The first proj...

 
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Firewatch dev: We've outsold our 'wildest expectations'

Campo Santo, the developer of Firewatch, is celebrating. The game apparently sold enough to exceed the team's "wildest expectations." According to the studio, the amount of sales ensures they'll "be around for a while," and the team "can't ...

 
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Firewatch's PS4 patch is live, makes things much better

Playing Firewatch last week was quite the polarizing experience for me. I loved a lot of individual components -- specifically the interactions between Hank and Delilah -- but I really didn't like the game as a whole. Something ab...

 
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If Firewatch's Henry joined the Smash Bros. roster

Hey, those meaty paws could do some serious damage. Maybe a Little Mac-style brawler (also not fleet of foot). Or, hey, just bring back the Ice Climbers move set but texture them like Yellowstone National Park. Anyways, I didn't know the P...

 
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Finding Weezer's 'Across the Sea' in Firewatch

As I trekked through Firewatch's forested western Wyoming landscape, one song kept entering and leaving my head, and it wasn't one of the game's serene, folksy acoustic guitar tunes. It was a song I listened to a lot in high schoo...

 
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Get real printed pictures from Firewatch's photo mode

When Firewatch releases tomorrow, it'll have a neat little bit of functionality that blurs the line between video game and real life. Photo modes traditionally are used as a passive feature to memorialize something in-game. Firewa...

 
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Review: Firewatch

The drunk, nude teens bathing in the lake at sunset summed up Firewatch neatly: "you're just some sad man out in the woods." Kids always know just where to cut. If you could translate the insult quadrant of their brains you'd have the most ...

 
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Firewatch hits PS4, Steam next week for $20

February got here in a hurry, and that means Firewatch isn't far off. Campo Santo's first-person, wilderness-set mystery game is coming to PlayStation 4, Linux, Mac, and Windows on February 9, 2016. It's going to be $19.99, normally, but th...

 
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Fyrst look at more beautiful Firewatch fyytage

I wrote about Firewatch's topless teens, meaty hands, and mystery way, way back at the beginning of this year (wanna feel old!?). The gorgeous, narrative driven game from artist Olly Moss, Mark of the Ninja designer Nels Anderson...

 
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Firewatch is such a lovely looking game

I'm supposed to tell you that Campo Santo's wilderness-set exploration mystery Firewatch will release on February 9, 2016 for PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, and Linux. That's the news today. But I've fallen into an image gallery wormhole, and...

 
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New Firewatch trailer hints at something dark

Campo Santo's Firewatch enjoyed a short fraction of Sony's E3 press conference tonight, but it was a good little video. It starts with high spirits, two voices joking around with one another, one guy playing with a turtle just for kicks, t...

 
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Firewatch has topless teens, meaty hands, and mystery

I've been firewatching out for Campo Santo's new 'exploration mystery' since hearing about the talent behind it. Artist Olly Moss, Mark of the Ninja designer Nels Anderson, and season one The Walking Dead writers and des...

 
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Fire watch with me: Firewatch gets first, mysterious trailer

I am into this. It's a bit inscrutable, sure, but a mystery game needs to be mysterious. I was into Firewatch as soon as I heard of the talent involved. Artist Olly Moss, whose work we enjoy regularly, along with Mark of the Ninja&nbs...

 
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Campo Santo's debut game is Firewatch, an exploration mystery

Firewatch is exactly the kind of original game one would expect a studio like Campo Stanto to produce. This is a first-person exploration mystery coming from artist Olly Moss, Mark of the Ninja lead designer Nels Anderson, and writers / des...

 

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