Firewatch

Valve’s brave answer to review bombing is adding a graph

Valve will do just about anything to use algorithms instead of humans.

Pewdiepie uses N-word in stream, Campo Santo threatens DMCA takedown

Pewdiepie is in the news, again, for racism, again.

SA Gamer Awards 2016: Game of the Year

It’s finally time. Every year there is one game that comes along that stuns everybody. The game that will be remembered the most and will serve as a bookmark for the year it was released in. In order to achieve this prestigious position, a game has to be truly special in a number of ways. However, it doesn’t have to be absolutely perfect to be considered a Game of the Year. The game ca...

Firewatch gets its own vinyl soundtrack

Great news, Firewatch fans! You’ll soon be able to buy a vinyl record of the games’ stellar soundtrack. I’m a big fan of Firewatch, it was a big surprise to play a game that was so compact and yet so alive. What made it so incredible, apart from the great writing, is the tone of the music. In many ways, the melancholy music helps build emotion throughout the game, especially betw...

Firewatch to get a limited physical release

Physical games always have a special place in my heart. I like to see myself as a collector and having the actual game case with their art and the disc on my shelf is so much more satisfying than some digital file on my console. It’s like getting a physical book and experiencing the smell and the texture, even if it’s more inconvenient than just reading the thing on your phone. We ofte...

Ford Dealership uses Firewatch artwork to promote a sale

Who doesn’t love a little scandal in the morning? You know the game Firewatch, the walking simulator where you’re a park ranger? Well, artwork for that game was used in some promotional material for a Ford dealership in Quincy, Massachusetts. The advert in question is for a specific¬†“freedom” event in which you save money, blah blah blah. The image was picked up by a Twitte...

4 Games That Have A Lasting Effect On You

Ever played a game that had such a dramatic effect on you that it stayed there long after finishing it? That’s what I’ll be talking about this week. While there are many games that I enjoy and remember fondly, there are very few that make me wonder about it for days and days and days. For this list, I tried to stick to games released in the last few years. I also removed games that I h...

Firewatch fix for PS4 on its way

If you have been playing, and hopefully enjoying, Firewatch on the PS4 you might have noticed a few issues, particularly with things like frame rate drops and screen tearing. For the type of game that it is, that’s got to be a bit disappointing and in any case in terms of what’s expected of current-gen games there really is no excuse for bugs like that (right Ubisoft?). Fear not though...

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