January 30th, 2023
PS4 / PS5
Xbox One / Xbox Series X|S Nintendo Switch (date TBD)
Backfirewall_ is about a smartphone's OS that does not want to update.
You are an Update Assistant - the program tasked with said update - and OS9 will not leave you alone until you've crashed everything.
Backfirewall_ started as a 2h FMV among-friends project. Two and a half years later, look at it now.
Taxonomy & Features
Laugh at tech jokes
Solve clever puzzles
Use cheat-codes to manipulate the environment
Meet the entire population of the smartphone and get to love them
Logo & Icon
Awards & Recognition
Naraven Games is a wacky mixed breed of filmmakers and neuroscientists. Born of two moms and on Swiss soil, the studio is now spread over three continents and its members like to constantly joke about how weird it is that most of them have never met in real life.
The studio doesn’t plan on aquiring an office anytime soon, as remote work has proven to be the best soil for creativity.
Team's favourite quote: "Next game we make a tinier game, yeah?"
Writing and creative direction
Adriana de Pesters
Ricardo Amaral Accioly
James Cody Lambert
Design & programming
Production & PM
Nicolas Oberson (OS9)
Theo Debert / zarkflappysheep (Alex)
Cameron Rudin (PID003)
Tanner Rawlings / DobzDigital (Social Media F)
Sena Bryer (Cache Cleaner / Maintenance)
Dianna Conley (Music & Podcast)
Marta da Silva (Photos / Social Media T)
Gregory Vinciguerra (Unzipper)
Florence Wilder (Pixel)
Meli Grant (Social Media I)
Maud Laedermann (OS10)
Julie-Yara Atz (the User)