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I think the choice to not allow your team to communicate with the opposing team was a good choice for blizzard to make. Its easily one of the biggest influences for the toxic culture of MOBAs.

I still talk to them even if they can hear me. It has the same effect deep inside.
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What are you talking about? You can speak to the opposing team just fine, hit enter then TAB.

I've never seen interaction with the opposing team on Heroes. Neither from my team or the enemy.
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My friend was worried he wouldn't like it for the fact that he wasn't sure about replayability and it brought nothing "new" to the table. Today he was talking to me about how much he likes it. Say what you will. Blizzard has a very good track record with games.
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My friend was worried he wouldn't like it for the fact that he wasn't sure about replayability and it brought nothing "new" to the table. Today he was talking to me about how much he likes it. Say what you will. Blizzard has a very good track record with games.

I was like that leading up to the first beta..... was sick of it by the end of the second beta..

Will buy it eventually if they add in some new game modes and increase the team cap.
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The funny thing I noticed about Overwatch is that the people I know who are playing it right now are people I'd never expect to play a game like that.

To me, it almost looks like an "updated TF2" to some extent.

Same thing with a few of my friends and World of Warcraft back in 2005.
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I do not watch TV and just buy going downstairs to kitchen to drink water I have seen Overwatch TV add like 4 times. Yes Blizzard is king with TV adds. Adds sell games.
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The little game that nobody thought stood a chance against Battleborn won in the end.

That company already killed Duke Nukem. Here's hoping they suffer a slow death! yessir.gif

Do you actually believe half the stuff you say? Where exactly did anyone apart from you believe Battleborn would sell more than Overwatch. Overwatch had far more preorders, had one of the largest advertising campaigns since GTA V if not the largest, and is a Blizzard game which means it will basically sell itself. Battleborn is a $60 game with a $20 season pass on all platforms whereas Overwatch is a $40 game on PC and a flat $60 for current and future content on consoles.

I'm still not sold on Overwatch sticking around all that long, but really, Battleborn was what you came up with?
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My favorite aspects of Overwatch:

1. There's a pay gate: you have to buy this game before you can play it, and in my experience people who pay money for something generally act as though they have a vested interest in it. Also, it's now less likely that people's younger children will be playing, something that I didn't like about TF2; it's hard to be competitive when half of the teams are just doing what they want.

2. There are decent hardware requirements: you need somewhat relevant gaming hardware in order to play. Arguments can be made, but this to me again helps with the differences between those that pay and the F2P crowd. Both have their merits, but in competitive games I find that the pay model attracts more mature competitors.

3. Character diversity: attacks, special abilities, and (my personal favorite) movement are all different between characters. This, to me, helps to slow the fatigue that accumulates from playing the same game types repeatedly.


hahahahahha.. Basically all you've said is " I hate poor people " hahahahhaa

Now, I'm sad because I am poor and I can't afford to play this game.. haha.. /sad
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Anyone who also played TF2 in it's first few years, how does overwatch compare? I really yearn for the days when people actually played for the objective in TF2. Is overwatch close enough to be the next TF2
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Game will die in 2-3 months

So much hype over such a basic game lol
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