When it comes to video games set in the sci-fi sea of darkness, it’s not always a central character that takes the spotlight of these interstellar ventures, but more than a few characters have stepped up through the ranks and made a name for themselves in gaming history.
Blizzard's name is an aptly-chosen one; this titanic game company is famous for its glacial development pace. New Blizzard projects usually have lengthy gaps between them, with release dates rarely getting mentioned until the product is finished and ready to ship. While it can be frustrating for fans to have to wait interminably long, this relaxed speed brings with it a creative atmosphere and quality games— as Shigeru Miyamoto so famously said, "A delayed game is eventually good. A bad game is bad forever."
Overwatch marks the newest entry in the Blizzard library (and their first all-new intellectual property in over a decade), so let's take a moment to go back through the brightest points in the history of these legendary game-makers to better understand why their newest game garners such eager anticipation.
Let's start off this first Monday in Autumn with a wholly original cosplay concept. If you're a fan of both the Diablo and StarCraft series, then you'll want to see the Protoss Wizard in today's Cosplay of the Day!