Copyright, free speech, and entertainment lawyers have mixed opinions on the legality of game developer Campo Santo’s decision to fight hate speech with a copyright strike after reaching a breaking point with YouTube celebrity Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg.
Game developer Sean Vanaman announced on social media today that Campo Santo, the studio behind the indie game Firewatch, will be filing a takedown against Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg on YouTube over footage featuring their latest game, as well any future releases. This came hours after widely circulated footage…
If there’s one thing I do for this site, it’s play a ton of games. 2016 was an amazing year and offered some of the best video games in recent memory. I sat down to list my personal favorites for our year in review.
Firewatch was a slow-paced, contemplative indie hit about people. So of course, somebody decided to turn it into a roller coaster.
A Ford car dealership in Quincy, Massachusetts used art from the hit indie game Firewatch in a recent advertisement, displaying the game’s signature mountain panorama in an e-mail blast sent to customers about a new sale today.
The first episode of The Foo Show, a virtual reality-based talk show hosted by Tested’s Will Smith, begins with a trio of gawky avatars sitting around discussing the game Firewatch. Then they step inside, and it’s pretty magical.
Firewatch is a very lonely video game, but that doesn’t mean you have to play it alone. Developer Camp Santo has released printable versions of the game’s Two Forks Region Overview map so you can bring a navigator along for the ride.
Firewatch developers Campo Santo just released a patch for PS4 that promises to fix the framerate issues and other instabilities that people have reported over the past few days. Say the devs: “You should make sure your copy of the game is fully updated, as this patch significantly improves the experience across many…
I’ve forgotten so much about my wedding day.
You can play the PC version of Firewatch with a mouse and keyboard, if you want. You can also use a controller—any kind of controller.
Last weekend, one Firewatch player was having a monetary dilemma. They’d beaten the game. They liked the game, which tasks players with hiking in the Wyoming wilderness. But they also felt that spending $18 for a 2-3 hour experience might be asking for too much.
Firewatch is a first-person video game where you’re constantly reminded of your character’s feet, arms, torso and legs. That all looks very cool in the intended first-person, but pan the camera out a little and oh my god.
Now that Firewatch has been out for a few days, players have had enough time for the game’s Steam page to fill up with user-submitted screenshots. And hoo boy.
If you’re having frame rate and hitching issues with the PS4 version of Firewatch, you’re not alone, and a patch is coming. How soon the technical problems will be addressed isn’t clear. Some folks have suggested turning off auto-saving? It appears some of the issues are rooted in the game using Unity.
Maybe this is a spoiler? I don’t think it is, but if you’re concerned about that kind of thing with regards to Firewatch, then...be warned.
Firewatch is a very lonely video game that’s all about people.