Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday December 28, 2015

How Blizzard Turned A Costly Failure Into Overwatch

This guy better hope Overwatch is a huge success because two huge flops in a row could be a career ender.

But Blizzard didn't fire him. It didn't demote him. Instead, the Irvine company put him in charge of another huge project. This one, called "Overwatch," is due for release this spring. It's an unusual new shooter game, with bright, natural settings and wide-eyed, emotive characters in a genre known more for militaristic virtual venues. It also veers from the cliched lone gunman to make team-based play integral.