Tag: Activision

Overwatch’s Heritage

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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.


Overwatch Review

Team Fortress 3?

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HIGH: Launching into the air and landing the perfect Pharah ultimate

LOW: The feeling of helplessness against a Bastion/Reinhardt combo

WTF: A Play of the Game in which Junkrat kills himself and three others by flooding a room with grenades.


Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Review

So here I am, doin' everything I can't

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5

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.

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Review

Clawing itself out of the abyss.

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls

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.

Diablo III: Ulitmate Evil Edition Review

Go To Hell

Diablo III

HIGH Finally getting that last legendary drop needed to complete a character's perfect build.

LOW Watching some guy with a hacked weapon come into my game and slaughter everything like he's doing me a favor.

WTF The random chatter heard from people is stranger than anything else in Diablo III.