Douse fires, save people, and fly on a firehose in Firegirl: Hack 'n Splash Rescue

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Firegirl: Hack 'n Splash Rescue is a game about a girl who is a firefighter—but not just a firefighter. She uses her high-pressure fire hose as a sort of retro-rocket to fly through the air as she searches crumbling buildings, battles fire monsters, rescues survivors, and works to unravel the mystery behind why the world is falling apart in such a drastic, dramatic fashion. 

Fires will rage across "procedurally generated" levels set in "dense forests, lavish hotels, high-speed trains and multi-storey apartment blocks," and in each, Firegirl only has a few minutes to save the civilians and douse the blaze. In her downtime, she'll hang out at the firehouse, where she can upgrade her equipment, hire new employees, pay the bills, and have fun with her fans.

The Firegirl trailer says it's "coming soon," but the Steam page it's set for release on October 29. Have a look at a whole bunch of screens below, and find out more at dejima.games (opens in new tab).

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Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.