• Valve acquires the creators of 'Firewatch'

    3 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Campo Santo has widely been regarded as the little game studio that could. Its very first game, Firewatch, won numerous awards and even landed a movie deal. It won't be quite so indie going forward, however: the development team is joining Valve...
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  • Firewatch Creator Campo Santo Acquired By Valve

    Firewatch Creator Campo Santo Acquired By Valve

    3 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    Firewatch development studio Campo Santo, which is currently working on first-person adventure game In the Valley of the Gods, has been acquired by Valve.
    The news comes directly from Campo Santo, who posted a full announcement on their blog. Originally founded by members of Telltale studio, Campo Santo elaborated on why they decided to join up with a larger studio again. The company said they not only like video games, but the idea of making their customers happy. "From the day-to-day production of our last game, Firewatch, to the way we run the company, make merchandise, meet players at...
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  • Firewatch Developer Campo Santo Acquired by Valve

    Firewatch Developer Campo Santo Acquired by Valve

    3 monthes ago - By IGN

    Firewatch developer Canto Santo has been acquired by Valve.
    A post on Campo Santo's official site explains that the company's 12 employees have “agreed to join Valve” and will “maintain our jobs as video game developers and continue production on our current project, In the Valley of Gods.”
    “We had a series of long conversations with the people at Valve and everyone shared the satisfaction we take in working with people whose talents dwarf our own to make things we never thought possible,”
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  • Campo Santo acquired by Valve, booze acquired by Campo Santo

    Campo Santo acquired by Valve, booze acquired by Campo Santo

    3 monthes ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    While the company webpage still reads “Campo Santo is a small but scrappy video game developer in San Francisco,” that will probably need some updating in the immediate future. The twelve person team behind Firewatch and the forthcoming In The Valley of Gods has been acquired by Valve, where the team will remain intact. Campo Santo is responsible for critically and commercially successful titles, and they will continue work at Valve in Bellevue wrapping up In The Valley of Gods , which of course, will now be a Valve game.
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