News items tagged with firewatch

PewDiePie, YouTube, and Copyright Strikes: What Next?

PewDiePie, YouTube, and Copyright Strikes: What Next?

After Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg used a racial slur in a stream of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the gaming community and YouTube creators became immediately embroiled in debates over the matter. A...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2018
PewDiePie Copyright Strike from Firewatch Dev Accepted

PewDiePie Copyright Strike from Firewatch Dev Accepted

After Felix Kjellberg, better known by his monicker PewDiePie, used racist language during a livestream of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, there was an immediate reaction from within the video game co...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2018
Best Indie Games of 2016

Best Indie Games of 2016

Thousands of fresh, innovative indie games were brought out this year. Here’s Game Rant’s look at eight that raised the bar for game developers everywhere. With the end of the year almost upon us, it...

By F. O'Sullivan on 15 March 2017
Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

The full list of nominations for the GDC 2017 Choice Awards is announced, with Overwatch and Inside up for Game of the Year, as well as many other categories. Over the course of 2016, a huge number o...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2017
Game Rant's Top 10 Games of 2016

Game Rant's Top 10 Games of 2016

It’s only the midway point but 2016 is already looking to be a great year for gaming, filled with high profile successes, unexpected surprises, and a really strong lineup of indies. In fact, the firs...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 March 2017
Game Industry Turning on PewDiePie After Incident

Game Industry Turning on PewDiePie After Incident

During a recent livestream of PewDiePie playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the popular YouTuber exclaimed a racial slur. PewDiePie’s racist remark has sparked some outrage in the gaming community...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2017
Game Rant's 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2016

Game Rant's 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2016

It’s a new year! Check out ! Now that we’re approaching the end of 2015, it’s time to look forward to all the titles we’re most excited for that are releasing next year. As it turns out, 2016 is goin...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 March 2016
Firwatch Photo Feature Lets Players Print Real Pictures

Firwatch Photo Feature Lets Players Print Real Pictures

The PC version of Campo Santo’s newest first-person adventure game Firewatch allows gamers to develop and print out photos taken with an in-game disposable camera. Campo Santos Games’ Firewatch was d...

By Alexander Pan on 15 March 2016
Firewatch Sold 500,000 Copies

Firewatch Sold 500,000 Copies

Campo Santo’s Firewatch is an indie game hit, with publisher Panic reporting that the game has sold over 500,000 copies, bringing in $10 million in revenue. Whenever developers leave established stud...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2016
Ford Ad Blatantly Steals Firewatch Art

Ford Ad Blatantly Steals Firewatch Art

A Ford auto dealer based in Massachusetts stands accused of using art stolen from indie hit Firewatch as part of its promotional materials distributed to customers. When Firewatch launched in Februar...

By Brad Jones on 15 March 2016
The Futility of Firewatch is What Makes it Special

The Futility of Firewatch is What Makes it Special

With some Firewatch fans having doubts over the quality of the game’s conclusion, one writer discusses whether the title’s narrative fits perfectly with the game as a whole. It’s rare to see an indep...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2016
Top 10 Games of 2016 So Far

Top 10 Games of 2016 So Far

It’s only the midway point but 2016 is already looking to be a great year for gaming, filled with high profile successes, unexpected surprises, and a really strong lineup of indies. In fact, the firs...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 March 2016