Animated OVERWATCH Short Films From Blizzard Entertainment
Blizzard has always produced games with breathtaking in game cinematics. I grew up watching Warcraft, Starcraft & Diablo cut scenes.
The gaming giant’s latest game, Overwatch, is a brand new world with all new characters and stories to tell. With the game set to be released May 24, 2016, Blizzard has released a series of short films to promote the launch.
“In a time of global crisis, an international task force of heroes banded together to restore peace to a war-torn world. This organization, known as Overwatch, ended the crisis and helped maintain peace for a generation, inspiring an era of exploration, innovation, and discovery.
After many years, Overwatch’s influence waned and it was eventually disbanded. Now in the wake of its dismantling, conflict is rising once again. Overwatch may be gone…but the world still needs heroes”
First up, the cinematic trailer:
Next up, two short films ‘Recall Overwatch’ and ‘Alive Overwatch’:
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Finally, go behind the scenes of the making of an animated Overwatch short film: