Campo Santo - News

April2018

  • News Valve Acquires Firewatch Developer Campo Santo

    In the valley of Gaben

    Valve has acquired acclaimed indie developer Campo Santo, the team behind vibrant walking simulator Firewatch and the upcoming In the Valley of Gods. While the studio will relocate to Bellevue, it’ll continue to operate autonomously, meaning that it will still be making its own games on its own terms. Presumably it’ll just...

December2017

November2016

  • News Firewatch Scouts Out a Physical Release on PS4

    Relight the fire

    Maintain a vigilant lookout, because Firewatch will be traipsing out at retail this year, courtesy of Limited Run Games, the company behind physical releases of various other niche titles. There'll be approximately 10,000 copies of the occasionally dark walking simulator manufactured, so you're going to need to camp out on the...

February2016

  • News Firewatch Patch Improves Shoddy PS4 Performance

    Smooth as peanut butter

    Firewatch is not a game that demands flawless performance, but it's difficult to stay immersed in the Wyoming wilderness when it's wobbling like a plate of jelly. Fortunately, developer Campo Santo acknowledged the performance issues almost immediately, and has been working hard on a patch ever since. That update's...

  • News Campo Santo Trying to Put Out Firewatch PS4 Performance Fires

    No smoke without fire

    Although we have some serious narrative hang-ups, Firewatch is still a game that we recommend you play – purely because it sparks some great discussion. However, outside of the debatable plotting issues, the game has some undebatable performance problems – particularly on the PlayStation 4, where it runs worse than Usain...

January2016

  • News Promising PS4 Title Firewatch Will Last Five to Six Hours

    The Wyoming wilderness awaits

    Push Square Towers is already aboard the Firewatch-fuelled hype train, as we can't wait to get stuck in to the Wyoming-based adventure. And as its 9th February release nears, we're beginning to learn a little more about the title, which sees you assume the role of a ranger and deals with the relationship that you...

October2015

June2015