Campo Santo News


Valve Buys Independent Game Studio Campo Santo, Creator of Breakout Hit Firewatch

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 21, 2018 3:35pm PDT

Firewatch hats have yet to be confirmed. 


"The sold a million units back in early 2017. While it's not blockbuster numbers it's still ..."

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Firewatch Will Burn Bright on Nintendo Switch

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 05, 2018 11:35am PDT

Campo Santo's acclaimed 2016 adventure is now set to find a home on Nintendo Switch.


"I think the entire gaming community got caught off guard on the success of the switch. so the ..."

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2017 Game Awards: Campo Santo Premieres In the Valley of Gods

By David Craddock, Dec 07, 2017 6:21pm PST

In the Valley of the Gods is the next project from Campo Santo, shown for the first time at the Game Awards.    


"2019... lol. I guess that gives me enough time to forget about the whole DMCA debacle because ..."

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Valve Combats Review Bombing by Adding Charts to Steam Reviews

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 19, 2017 3:05pm PDT

It won't prevent the practice of review bombing, but those are some nice-looking charts, right?


"That would require Valve to index and interpret a vast amount of news data."

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Processed DMCA Claim Against Pewdiepie Prompts Video Protest From Popular Streamer

By Jason Venter, Sep 15, 2017 6:48pm PDT

As it threatened, Campo Santo submitted a DMCA takedown claim against Pewdiepie to punish him for his unacceptable use of a racial slur during a stream of another company’s game.


"And not wanting your product associated with a PewDiePie because he's a racist (or more likely, ..."

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Overwatch Takes Game of the Year Honors at GDC Awards

By John Keefer, Mar 02, 2017 9:25am PST

Blizzard, Campo Santo, and Playdead get two awards each for their games.


Firewatch now has a free-roam mode to lose yourself in Shoshone once again

By Daniel Perez, Nov 09, 2016 11:13am PST

Need to take a hike? Firewatch's new free-roam mode can help with that.


"Free roaming is only meaningful if there's interactivity. This is why open world games lose a ..."

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Ford copies Firewatch official art for Freedom Sales Event promotion

By Daniel Perez, Jun 27, 2016 12:10pm PDT

The Ford Freedom Sales Event has started, and apparently, Ford has the freedom to ripoff work of indie game developers.


"Not really. It would pop up that message on any phone browser, I think?"

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Firewatch Review: A Sizzling Tale of Love, Loss, and Loneliness

By Josh Hawkins, Feb 08, 2016 2:00pm PST

Campo Santo's first title, Firewatch, is ready to be set ablaze, but is their story about love, loss, and loneliness in the Wyoming Wilderness worth checking out? Our review.


"Sorry to be "that guy", but can you fix the grammatical error in the summary box? It's the first ..."

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Firewatch prepares for next week's release with mini-trailer barrage

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 02, 2016 1:01pm PST

Firewatch is set to arrive next week, so rather than release one trailer, developer Campo Santo has issued four mini-trailers, each showing a unique aspect of the game.


"There is always an embargo. Sometimes it's before release date, sometimes not, but there is ..."

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Firewatch explores the mysteries of the wilderness in February

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 12, 2015 10:23am PDT

The debut game from the developers at Campo Santo have announced a release date for their story-based exploration game, Firewatch, announcing that it'll touch down in February on both PC and PS4.


E3 2015: Firewatch Unleashes the Mystery of the Wild

By Steven Wong, Jun 15, 2015 6:50pm PDT

A first look at Firewatch gameplay was shown at the Sony E3 2015 press conference.


Firewatch trailer braves the wilderness

By Josh Hawkins, Sep 02, 2014 10:00am PDT

Step into the mystery, and danger of the Wyoming wilderness in Campo Santo’s first video game release.


"You um... Kinda of took that to a dark place for some reason. I think Wisp meant it in a ..."

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Firewatch is the first game from Campo Santo

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 13, 2014 2:00pm PDT

The former developers that banded together to form Campo Santo have unveiled their first game: a first-person exploration game set in the Wyoming wilderness called Firewatch.


"Can we get a blurb about how many weapons and levels there will be?"

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Former Telltale, Mark of the Ninja devs found new studio Campo Santo

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Former Telltale developers Jake Rodkin and Sean Vanaman, Mark of the Ninja lead designer Nels Anderson, and ex-Studio Ghibli artist Olly Moss have joined forces to create a new studio called Campo Santo. And yes, there's already one game in the works.


"Jake is a cool dude. It was such a chance encounter during a SF Shackmeet where I told him about ..."

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