Tag: Overwatch

Overwatch beta impressions: It’s like Team Fortress 2 with butts!

Every once in a while, a game comes around and revitalizes an otherwise fairly stagnant genre. These days, no genre has become more stagnant than shooters, with every major developer and publisher pumping out the same kinds of super realistic, super gritty, or super competitive games. This is where something like Blizzard’s Overwatch comes in, ...

The absurdity of the debate over Overwatch’s Tracer and her butt pose

By now, you have probably heard of at least one of the many debates over the portrayal of female characters in modern gaming. From fairly legitimate issues like ridiculous body armor, to well intended but perhaps a little far fetched ones that ask for “realistic” body shapes for unrealistic women, you can pretty much find a complaint (regardless of ...

Overwatch Developer Q&A

Overwatch was announced at this year’s BlizzCon and Blizzard’s first foray into the realm of FPS games promises to be an exciting addition to their diverse line up. For those that don’t know, Overwatch is a team based FPS that currently features a lineup of 12 playable heroes; all of which fall into one of ...

Overwatch will not feature a single-player campaign, but there will be a plot according to Blizzard

This year’s edition of Blizzcon was a very special one because after nearly two decades Blizzard finally announced a new IP. Overwatch has been the subject of speculation for many months after it was revealed back in April that the company trademarked that name. We didn’t actually know what it was until recently but the name ...

Here’s the connection between Overwatch and Project Titan

Back in late September, Blizzard Entertainment had announced its supposedly-ambitious massive multiplayer online title – Project Titan – had been officially cancelled. Yesterday, the publisher had revealed its newest intellectual property in over 15 years – Overwatch. Coming so soon after Project Titan’s cancellation, some may think there’s a connection between these two games. Apparently, there ...