10 PS4 games you need to play in 2016

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Firewatch

Release Date: February 9

Firewatch is the first game from Campo Santo and features the truly mind-blowing art direction of Olly Moss. In Firewatch, you play as Henry, a volunteer fire lookout in Wyoming, shortly after the Yellowstone fires of 1988. Henry's tower is ransacked while he is out patrolling and he must search the forest for clues, and his only interactions are with his supervisor via Walkie-Talkie. You choose what you say, or don't say, to the supervisor, which in turn affects your relationship with her.

Running on the Unity engine, and under the art style of the amazing Olly Moss, Firewatch is one of the best looking games ever. Moss has become famous for his great Star Wars posters, as well as countless others, but he also made the box art for Resistance 3 - one of the best box arts ever. The dialogue tree in the game is said to be influenced by Telltale's: The Walking Dead, while the walkie-talkie aspect is inspired by Bioshock.

Firewatch is a very interesting game that should be a joy to play through. It takes the evolving dialogue trees of Telltale Games and mixes it with the puzzle-solving of classic adventure games, as well as offering semi-open world exploration. The best part is, we don't even have to wait long for Firewatch, it releases on February 9th!

Published Jan. 3rd 2016
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