If you live on the internet and know who Blizzard are, you’ve most likely seen something regarding Overwatch. And if you haven’t seen advertising, the name itself should hopefully ring a bell.
But if, by some strange chance, you’re from some neck of the digital woods where this isn’t a thing, let me explain.
No, there is too much. Let me sum up.
Overwatch is a new first-person shooter coming out of Blizzard, the company responsible for Starcraft, Diablo, and the soul-devouring behemoth known as the Warcraft universe. (Seriously. I haven’t played World of Warcraft in nearly a year, and I still find myself wanting to resubscribe and preorder the new expansion.) It’s a slightly different genre than Blizzard have tackled before, seeing as how they cut their teeth on real-time strategy and action roleplaying games, but I must say, it’s looking beautiful. (more…)