Firewatch

Firewatch

2016

System
PlayStation 4
Publisher
Campo Santo
Developer
Campo Santo

7.8

Game Rating

User Ratings: 51

Our Review: 6/10

Firewatch News

January2017

  • News Firewatch Rappels to One Million Copies Sold

    On fire

    The conclusion to Campo Santo's walking sim in the wilderness may have divided opinion, but Firewatch has done well for itself commercially. According to the developer, Henry and Delilah's adult yarn has now sold one million copies across all formats, which is a huge success for such a small developer. We didn't really buy into the fiction...

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 available...

  • 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 build...

October2015