Your Destiny Lies Elsewhere
HIGH The music’s really nice!
LOW The endgame feels like a pointless waste of time.
WTF Main bad guy annihilates humanity’s last refuge, then sits on his ass for the rest of the campaign.
Originally I had written parts of this article for my Overwatch review, but I couldn’t justify another 700 words of straight Team Fortress 2 comparison. Those words now go here, since I wanted to go into more detail about just how much Overwatch is a spiritual child of Team Fortress 2. The TF2 heritage goes beyond aesthetic qualities and deep into the mechanics of its characters. Thus, seasoned TF2 veterans will recognize these similarities very quickly.
HIGH It attempts to revive the fixed-camera horror genre
LOW Every attack is a one-hit kill
WTF Where are the flashlights?
HIGH Solid level design and one excellent unlockable skater!
LOW Framerate and screen-tearing issues abound.
WTF Lil' Wayne is a playable skater, but doesn't appear on the soundtrack.
HIGH Realizing it really looks as good as it does in trailers.
LOW Escaping from the plasma core.
WTF The Decepticons aren't playable in any mode?!?
HIGH Nearly everything I hated about vanilla Diablo 3 has been fixed and improved.
LOW Hundreds of Blood Shards wasted, with nothing to show for it.
WTF It took way too long for the Real Money Auction house to disappear.