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In Close to the Sun, Curiosity Matters More Than Combat

In Close to the Sun, Curiosity Matters More Than Combat

Whether you want to refer to them as walking simulators or first-person narrative adventures, I’ve come to appreciate the slower paced nature of experiences like What Remains of Edith Finch and Firewatch this generation – especially when compared to the ‘spectacle’ other games seek to provide by thinking that bigger…

Valve Buys Firewatch Developer Campo Santo

Valve Buys Firewatch Developer Campo Santo

Independent studio Campo Santo (Firewatch) has been acquired by a most unlikely suitor – Valve, a digital store operator that once made video games. Three people familiar with the news confirmed the purchase to Kotaku today.

Valve’s Solution To Steam Review Bombing Is To Add Charts

Valve’s Solution To Steam Review Bombing Is To Add Charts

For years, Steam has struggled with the issue of review bombing, where large numbers of users leave negative reviews on games’ pages, often because of controversial subject matter or news that doesn’t actually impact the game’s quality. Today, Valve finally addressed the problem. Sorta.