Arts & Entertainment

“Firewatch”: An Emotional Adventure

The first-person, narrative-driven exploration genre has become one of gaming’s go-to mediums for effective story­telling, thanks to successes like 2013’s “Gone Home.” This trend continues in “Firewatch,” devel­oped by Campo Santo. Through masterful art direction and a be­lievable world where the player connects with real human emo­tion and reaction, “Firewatch” is one of the most emotional and thought-provoking games to hit the market in