'Overwatch' Is Blizzard's Long-Awaited Take On Shooters
Blizzard Entertainment has unveiled "Overwatch," a first-person shooter from the company behind "World of Warcraft" and "Starcraft."By Matt Picht | November 7, 2014
Video game developer Blizzard Entertainment dropped a bombshell on the first day of the company's annual convention, Blizzcon. The developer behind World of Warcraft and Starcraft entered bold new territory Friday when they announced their first new franchise in almost 18 years.
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The game's called Overwatch, and it's a team-based first-person shooter with a diverse cast of different characters, each with different powers and abilities. The game's comic book aesthetic matches its story — a disbanded international league of super heroes fighting amongst themselves in locations across the globe.