Blizzard, the company most famous for its long term MMORPG superstar World of Warcraft, has stepped out of its comfort zone this year with its release of Overwatch, a first person shooter that has worked its way to quite a few of the “top 10” lists of 2016. If you haven’t heard of Overwatch, you must be living under a rock, but you can refer to the trailer linked above for a good idea of what the game is.
Thankfully, Blizzard offered an open beta for gamers to check out the game before purchasing, and I got a chance to try it out for myself. This gave me an incredible insight into what the game would be, much more than I feel I’ve gotten from other betas. Most games can be taken at face value, with information hardly deviating from what you see in the trailers- minus the highly inaccurate cinematics that we all know we won’t see in the game itself.Continue reading