PAX Prime 2014 - Firewatch Annoucement Trailer

Firewatch is a mystery set in the Wyoming wilderness, where your only emotional lifeline is the person on the other end of a handheld radio.

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mizagog
mizagog

game looks great, i love how realistic his moves are, only thing that bothers me is his free fall with the rope on his bare hands...

rawkstar007
rawkstar007

Is that Harry from Mad Men I hear? Man, those guys on that show love to do games. Felt like LA Noire was casted entirely from it.

borkkmor00
borkkmor00

I'm oficially sick and tired of first person survival or horror games.


The genre was pretty much abused in the last couple of years by independent studios.

Ayzed
Ayzed

@borkkmor00  yeah, cause 3rd person ones have never been done before..

bikskit
bikskit

@borkkmor00  Generally you're right on point...we can just hope for that one break-out title.

dkraytsberg
dkraytsberg

@borkkmor00 This is a narrative based game from the writers/designers of the Walking Dead. Also, this trailer gives you no context for gameplay, just tone, so relax until you see the actual game before you start complaining.

dkraytsberg
dkraytsberg

@bikskit @borkkmor00 What game genre that any of you play at this point is not derivative of games that came before? FPS games were called Doom clones. Should people have stopped making first person shooters after 1993? And would you deny that Halo, Bioshock, and Borderlands are, while being FPS's, are so different from each other that its almost silly to try and draw any sort of parallel? Don't focus on genre so much, great games can be made in any of them, and its an easy thing to attack if the game is sub par 

hystavito
hystavito

@dkraytsberg @borkkmor00 Maybe it's survival AND horror so you'll be OK :).


Seriously though, to me it doesn't look like it will be survival at all, but maybe horror. As dkraytsberg says, I do believe it's mostly narrative.