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What is This Thing?

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Overwatch is a brand-new Blizzard IP, announced at BlizzCon 2014.

The official website is here.

Here is the cinematic reveal trailer:


And here is a gameplay trailer:
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This looks really awesome! I would love to see this in action.

Though I'd probably kinda suck at this - I've never been all that great at first-person shooter kind of games.
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Honestly, from what I'm seeing and hearing, your skills at an FPS won't be as important as how well you coordinate tactically with your teammates.

Think "Team Fortress 2", but with superheroes.
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Team Fortress 2 is boring to me! What can this game do that will make me like it?

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Meh. Saw this last night and was thoroughly underwhelmed.

I don't particularly enjoy FPS games. Seems Blizz is going to wring whatever it can out of WoW before they finally panic and finally do something about a new MMO.
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Merdrah wrote:Team Fortress 2 is boring to me! What can this game do that will make me like it?

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It's TF2 with Blizzard's polish on it. Has a beautiful art style and personality to the characters/locations.

@Prot ? Really? I am most definitely not a tank. I'm way smarter than that. :lol:

(I kid.) Hope you folks at Blizzcon are having a blast! Wish I were there.
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Well that didn't take long.

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