Genre: Adventure, Indie
Developer: Campo Santo
Publisher: Panic Inc., Campo Santo
Release Date: Feb 09, 2016
Available Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4
Reviewed Platforms: Windows
Firewatch begins rather unexpectedly and delivers a sobering reality for the main character you play as, named Henry. In this moment, you’re given a tutorial without realizing it. This tutorial also allows you to choose certain elements of Henry’s backstory that will shape future conversations. Firewatch is multi-faceted, offering first-person movement and interactivity, adventures, mystery, and a full range of emotions for you and the characters to experience. Everything about Firewatch made it difficult to put away for any length of time, like a good book. Firewatch does really well to hold on to your interest from beginning to end, and has no intention of letting you go.