Campo Santo, the developer supergroup made up from folk with CVs that include The Walking Dead Season One, Mark of the Ninja and BioShock 2, has finally revealed its first game: Firewatch.
A first-person mystery, Firewatch will put you in the shoes of Henry, a chap who has ditched his old life to become a fire spotter in the Wyoming wilderness, with only a radio the his supervisor on the other end, Delilah, to keep him company.
But the peaceful job of just keeping an eye out for smoke starts to become more complicated, as he leaves his lookout tower to explore a mystery that could either build or break the only relationship he has left.
It’s still early days, but it’s been announced for Windows, Mac and Linux. Campo Santo will be blogging about the game’s development over here, so expect for information soon. Not too much, though, I suppose, since it is meant to be a mystery.
Campo Santo has quite the pedigree. The studio is a collaboration between Telltale’s Jake Rodkin and Sean Vanaman (creative director and writer on The Walking Dead, respectively), Mark of the Ninja lead designer Nels Anderson and incredibly talented graphic artist Olly Moss, whose movie poster art is absurdly gorgeous.
This is definitely one to watch.