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Overwatch

Post by Cal » Fri Nov 07, 2014 9:41 pm

It's out now. PC, PS4, Xbox One. It's good.

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http://us.battle.net/overwatch/en/ (scroll down for beta sign-up)

It looks pretty great, if it plays as well as it shows, it might just get me back into competitive online shooters. <divax>

Team, objective based shooter. Play as a wide range of heroes with diverse skills and roles (feels somewhere between Dota and TF2). Lots of mobility.

Danny O'Dwyer is giving a good run-down of it as he plays and finds out more.
- Impressive character diversity, typical Blizzard accessibility makes them easy to learn, but loads of roles & ways to play each.

- 4 class types. Assault, Tank, Support & Defender. One game mode similar to Hardpoint from COD, the other Payload from TF2.

- I haven't had that much fun playing a multiplayer FPS in years. Reminded me of Week 1 Team Fortress 2. VERY Excited to play more.

- And yes you can swap Heroes (that's the term they use) at any stage at the spawn area. All heroes open to all teams.

- Yes @EuanDewar you can have all players on the same team be the same player. No limits. Though it's probably a bad tactic.

- No @bilalsq1, we played on PC. No console stuff here. No word on F2P, but I'd be surprised if it wasn't post TF2.

- The 2 maps we played weren't too big @wolferey. Sort of like most TF2 maps. Big enough. But not symmetrical. Lots of height to play with too

- No @onimonkii there was no leveling or unlocks at all during the rounds. Blizzard are hinting at big metagame stuff, but we saw none of it

- Yes @Jimbozu it totally plays like the gameplay trailer. Very frantic, but very tight. The speed/actually balance is actually pretty amazing

- Yes @MustafaRaadMD cooldowns on most of the abilities. No mana. No unlocks as far as we saw, but the Ult has to be charged obviously.

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Re: Overwatch (New Blizzard FPS)

Post by Beatski » Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:39 pm

the overwatch is already a thing from half life 2 <disgrace>

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Re: Overwatch (New Blizzard FPS)

Post by Nick » Sun Nov 09, 2014 6:37 pm

Never been into shooters on PC, but ill sign up for beta anyway... Looks fun, reminds me of Timesplitters a little too.

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Re: Overwatch (New Blizzard FPS)

Post by Cal » Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:39 pm

Bliz pls. I just want to be in the Overwatch beta. I've been signed up for 15 months now. <neg>

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Re: Overwatch (New Blizzard FPS)

Post by Duke » Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:54 pm

Winston <laugh>
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Cal » Sun May 29, 2016 12:01 pm

Overwatch. <awe>

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Re: Overwatch

Post by Duke » Sun May 29, 2016 12:58 pm

So it's good then? Looks like a total melt
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Cal » Sun May 29, 2016 2:34 pm

Duke wrote:So it's good then? Looks like a total melt
You're a total melt.

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Re: Overwatch

Post by Duke » Sun May 29, 2016 3:10 pm

Nuh uh.
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Re: Overwatch

Post by FogOnTheRhine » Sun May 29, 2016 4:14 pm

This is the most fun I've had in a game in ages <awe>
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Duke » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:08 pm

This came today ( <perv> ). Going to give it a blast tonight ( <perv>? ). VQSVx on PS4
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Duke » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:39 pm

Oh great an 11GB update file already and it won't download <wenger>
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Ramone » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:47 pm

Duke wrote:Oh great an 11GB update file already and it won't download <wenger>
Get some real internet you cheap t***
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Duke » Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:03 pm

It worked <wenger>
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Cal » Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:30 pm

Ramone wrote:
Duke wrote:Oh great an 11GB update file already and it won't download <wenger>
Get some real internet you cheap t***
Tell Sony that. <wenger>

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Re: Overwatch

Post by Duke » Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:36 pm

Played 2 games and got play of the game twice with Junkrat's ultimate ability thing <awe>. Junkrat for life <awe>
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Re: Overwatch

Post by FogOnTheRhine » Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:47 pm

I'll invite you to groups next time I see you on. Joined one of your games before but you left before the end so presumably didn't see my quadrakill play of the game against your team <grim> <roll>
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Duke » Thu Jun 02, 2016 11:51 am

Really? What's your username again? The lack of a map in this game really annoys me. Keep getting flanked due to not knowing whereal anyone is
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Duke » Thu Jun 02, 2016 11:55 am

Also can't believe they put in a token black guy on roller skates character <laugh>
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Re: Overwatch

Post by Ramone » Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:08 pm

Duke wrote:Really? What's your username again? The lack of a map in this game really annoys me. Keep getting flanked due to not knowing whereal anyone is
Use more skill
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