How Overwatch Conveys Character in First Person

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Shared June 25, 2018

First-person shooters need barebones animations that exist to serve the gameplay, but Overwatch has found a way to add personality flair to each of their characters even when all we see is a hand and a gun. Subscribe to see more game animation analysis videos!
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(Originally aired in June 2017)

Written and produced by Daniel Floyd

Special thanks to:
-Matt Boehm
-Soraya Een Hajji
-Barry Kramer
-Eric Luhta
-Kyle Mohr


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♪ Featuring music from the Overwatch and Destiny official soundtracks.