Day: February 26, 2019

Overwatch’s Baptiste is a healer for hitscan fans
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Overwatch’s Baptiste is a healer for hitscan fans

Plenty of shooter players gravitate to the genre for instant action and twitch skills – which may explain why that certain group of Overwatch players who always pick Widowmaker and McCree over any support hero has become such a meme in the community. When a new character enters the game, players want to know how it’ll shake up the meta – but with Baptiste, Blizzard wants to encourage hitscan fans to pick up a healer. read more

Amy Hennig Shares Opinion on How Traditional Storytelling and Finite Experience Aren’t Viable in Today’s Open-World and Online Trend
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Amy Hennig Shares Opinion on How Traditional Storytelling and Finite Experience Aren’t Viable in Today’s Open-World and Online Trend

Nowadays, all games must include some sort of online connectivity, whether it is a multiplayer mode, leaderboards, or a co-op mode to enjoy the game with a friend. Not so long ago developers didn’t see them as a necessity, and multiple successful franchises that exist today were built purely on narrative-focused titles with zero online interaction. read more