During the pandemic, I have been trying to get into genres of video games that I historically have never played. Games like Pokémon Legends: Arceus or Metroid Dread have become instant favorites of mine even though I used to never really like their respective series. In my ongoing quest to broaden my gameplaying horizons, I picked up Firewatch, a walking simulator adventure game for the Nintendo Switch, and instantly fell in love. I had never played a game like this before, one so rooted in story and character interaction and didn’t have to hide behind flashy action sequences to distract from a flimsy, predictable plot. Now, I’m hungry for more experiences like the one I had with the superb Firewatch, and I could use your help. Which ‘walking sim’ game is your favorite?
I’ve recently asked this question on Twitter and a common response has been What Remains…
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