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Anime Overwatch

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Hoaxmetal, Nov 7, 2014.

  1. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    All the heroes in TF2 are male. Valve is misogynist.
     
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  2. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    I can't tell whether this post is serious or not, but I'll bite - what exactly is diverse or "fun and new" about a carbon copy of Team Fortress 2?
     
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  3. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    TF2 is a 6v6 where only 1-player type can be on each team? I had no idea. TF2 is a simplistic game at heart. This game looks like a MOBA-archetype blended into a competitive FPS shooter.
     
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    Yup, it clearly has powerful skills that you can't use at will, like the Gorilla getting enraged or the phantom guy shooting like a blindman with unlimited ammo.

    I wonder how they'll avoid being a game about waiting & syncing cooldowns...
     
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    Because of the context you used, I.E., Blizzard relying on established formulas. This is something they have always done, but lack quality wasn't an issue with them back in the days.
     
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    http://kotaku.com/heres-what-blizzards-titan-actually-was-1638632121

    Plenty of ambition, shame pardo and Kaplan spent all those years curling out a turd. Bad enough on its own, but they had to drag the rest of the company in with them by sucking up vast resources and talent like some nerd equivalent of Stalingrad. All whilst leaving two wow expansions content starved and bleeding subs.
    Good job jay wilson was there to make a twenty million selling title in Diablo 3. :smug:
     
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  7. Wilian Arcane Patron

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    Seems like amped up and polished version of TF2.

    Not necessarily bad, if anything, Blizzard do have the code monkeys to make shit enjoyable.
     
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  8. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    No, I specifically differentiated between the lack of ambition and the lack of originality. One does not equal the other, and it's not the other's corollary.

    I agree with you that they've always rehashed old ideas (specifically Games Workshop ideas retrofitted into their own copycat worlds), but that's neither here nor there - again, I'm not discussing originality, I'm merely pointing out that they actually made an effort (i.e. aspired) towards quality when producing games. My position is that lack of quality wasn't an issue with them back in the day because of that fact. Now they're a huge company that plays it safe and has a committee board deciding what the next game should or should not be. I don't see any ambition there, other than perhaps towards a more aggressive market share.
     
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    Looks awful, like an off-brand Team Fortress 2 with some Destiny mixed in. The characters all look like generic MMO classes with tier armour, (from Titan, obviously) but retooled into specific characters.
     
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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
    I'm guessing the third expansion for StarCraft 2 will be the last non-f2p game from blizzard. Oh well... I used to long for blizzard games/releases, but since the casualisation of WoW, the lore-raping in heart of the swarm, and well... the Diablo 3 game. R.I.P Blizzard, I will remember the good times we had together in the Warcraft 2 demo :salute: Oh and yeah, the game looks terrible.
     
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    Finally someone's making an FPS that isn't a CoD clone, and we've got people crying that it's a TF2 clone.
     
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  12. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Pretty sure people were wanting a true FPS and not a copy of TF2. Those aren't the only two options.
     
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  13. retardation Learned

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    Haha, gorilla with a cyber suit, how cool!






    :lol:
     
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  14. Night Goat The Immovable Autism Patron No Fun Allowed

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    Okay, which one of you did this?
    NSFW (open)

    [​IMG]
     
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    The understated tastefulness of the WH 40k universe meets the careful lack of detailing and plastic blandness of the KOTOR series :lol:
     
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  16. Talby Arcane Patron

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    I've never cared for multiplayer focused shooters and I'm not a fan of the Pixar-inspired cartoon graphics. Overwatch will probably be laden with piecemeal DLC and pay to win crap as well.
     
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    Has there ever been a pay-to-win game that succeeded on a large scale? Blizzard can't be that dumb...can they?
     
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  18. Frusciante Arbiter

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    Looks like a lot of fun. Like people said this looks like TF3. Which is a good thing ofcourse.

    You can say that hearthstone and this are just copying populkar formulas, but atleast blizzard tends to get it right. Hearthstone is a great game. So if they succeed with this game too I think it will be very enjoyable.
     
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  19. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Hearthstone made them around $200 million last year.
     
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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Lots of trying too hard ITT.

    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2014-11-08-is-overwatch-related-to-blizzards-failed-mmo-titan

     
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  21. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    And you believe that? A game they've been working on for years gets cancelled and all of a sudden a new one pops up and is magically ready for beta in a few months? Yeah... I'm sure they took very little from Titan. Other than the FPS parts, the characters, the art assets, the engine, the maps, the skills...

    Keep in mind it took them, what, three or more years just to push out technical alpha for Heroes of the Storm? And that alpha will have lasted about a year when closed beta rolls around in January. But all of a sudden Overwatch is ready for beta shortly after it's announcement when absolutely no one outside of Blizzard had ever even heard of it.

    The paymasters saw how much money they're making with Hearthstone, projected how much money they'll make with Heroes of the Storm, and then wondered why they're throwing millions into a bottom less six-year pit of developing an MMO when they already have the industry's largest. And, bang, that's how Overwatch is born. Take a part of it, cram it into a online shooter, put in your microtransactions, and watch the cash roll in.

    What kills me is people are still wondering when they'll see Warcraft 4. Please.
     
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  22. Spectacle Arcane Patron

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    Design wise this looks like absolute ass compared to TF2. There's no unifying style in the character designs, just a random collection of cartoony elements.

    (Sadly TF2 doesn't look as good as it used to due to the weird hats etc. that valve has filled the game with compared to the clean design of vanilla, but it's still a lot more coherent than Blizzard's newest mess)

    I dunno how the gameplay of this game will compare with TF2, but if it's going to focus on spamming speshul abilities rather than good old twitch skills it's probably going to suck.
     
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  23. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    dat ass

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  25. Azalin Arcane Patron

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    LoL made 624 millions in 2013,a South Korean game called Crossfire made 957 millions,another South Korean game called Dungeon Fighter made 1.4 billions,TF2 made 139$ millions,WoW made 213 millions just through microtransactions too
    http://www.gamespot.com/articles/le...r-2013-total-624-million-update/1100-6417224/
     
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