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I will stick with TF2, as its not only the game play that does it for me, its the lovable characters, the amazing dialog that is funny and gives a lot of character to all classes, and the amazing backstory to the whole mercenary conflict, I dont believe there will be another game that will give me so much pleasure and smiles every time I fire it up and play. I dont see how even Valve could release TF3 and match or exceed the TF2 as it is now, I would hope they would at least continue with the same characters if they decide to make a new game.
Overwatch characters and the dialog lines are kind of cheesy and they just dont impress me, the game play is ok.
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Not gonna buy smite clone just because it doesn't suck as much. LOL
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No longer interested. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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No longer interested. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

Go back and play LoL.
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Go back and play LoL.

I'm not against full price games, I play Starcraft 2 not LoL. Free to play would have made me interested in this game, it's just that simple. Not paying $40 on a game I'm not sure about.
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I'm not against full price games, I play Starcraft 2 not LoL. Free to play would have made me interested in this game, it's just that simple. Not paying $40 on a game I'm not sure about.

I don't think Blizzard wan't to pull Free to Play player base to this game.
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I don't think Blizzard wan't to pull Free to Play player base to this game.

Yeah why would they want to be as successful as LoL or TF2.
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Go back and play LoL.
What in the world have a fps and a moba in common? Not the same gameplay, not same perspective, not even the same genre...
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40$ is just too high for a online only shooter imo. I was expecting CS:GO pricing, low <20$ entry cost + cosmetic microtransactions. Not gonna spend 40$ for a game I might not like and which might have it's community die within a year.

Also the higher the initial price tag the less I expect much big content patches after release.
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Go back and play LoL.

I did. I'd probably give blizz loads of money if their games were better and then there's the problem Blizz freemium models authentically disgust me. Just my opinion, though.

LoL doesn't set the standard too high, but it's still something to beat.

Dawngate (and bloodline champions, but that had no marketing. Wait, Dawngate didn't either.) was a serious contender for that. HotS not so much. Only problem dawngate had was that it was too similar to LoL. I don't mind playing a game that's drastically different from LoL.

HotS and Hearthstone spread out rather thin content via paywall/forcing people to grind daily quests. edit: Maybe if Overwatch isn't built to monetize facebook/tablet gamers it might be worth the money, though that remains to be seen. (CS:GO is a game I greatly enjoy, so I feel the genre has a lot of potential)

But then charing 40 bucks for a competitive arena shooter makes no sense. is this 1999
why can't they just make a good game, and rely on a devoted userbase that is willed to spend for cosmetic items.
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