The creators of Overwatch want their characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For a fighting game franchise built around assembling the biggest and brightest stars in gaming, they’re a fantastic fit! Also, with Blizzard’s hero shooter out on the Nintendo Switch and a second season of DLC characters slated for Ultimate, the crossover isn’t entirely out of the realm of possibility.
That being said, Nintendo would be tasked with translating characters designed for a first-person shooter into a 2D platform fighter. I may not have a shred of Sakurai’s design talent, but I’m gonna try to make these characters work anyway! Not sure if this will be an ongoing series, but let’s start things off with Tracer, Doomfist, D. Va, and Ashe!
In a world that’s currently enamored with Fortnite and the battle royale flavour of shooter, I’m just catching up to 2016 with a fierce obsession to Overwatch. During its heyday, I was too busy trying to be a Street Fighter V champion. Only now am I really giving it the time of day and I’m smitten with it. Yes, I’ve played Fortnite, but I much prefer the hero shooter style of play. I prefer playing as a predefined character with a unique personality and wildly varied tools that you must master the pros and cons of in order to succeed. In that sense, it’s a much closer parallel to fighting games, my favourite genre.
Odds are my feelings will change with time, but I wanted to document how I feel right now about the cast. Here’s a list of my favourite characters in Overwatch!
Randy came over to the house to test a modified streaming setup. We didn’t get the multi-feeds going this time, but we did get multiple mics going at once while manually switching feeds between games. I think I have a potential solution for that problem, but it will have to wait. For now, watch the stream as a Twitch viewer joins our squad and carries our team to victory! Oh yeah, towards the end of the stream, we hit a cool accomplishment by garnering our 1,000th view! Thank you all for tuning in!
Jason and Laura join the fight to help us form the coolest and best Overwatch squad ever! Well, not really, cause my scrubby self was bringing down the team.
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