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We have taken over this weak development team and will turn Overwatch into a bloody, gory, epic game. New trailer included.

Posted by AndY on Aug 13th, 2010

"Have you ever seen such a magnificent species? These "crabs" can completely control their host's nervous system. Can you imagine what the next stage of mutation looks like?"

Greetings

My name is ZombdY, and I am a headcrab. I have attached myself to the head of this team's previous leader and have taken over his brain. I am now in complete control of his every function, and have appointed myself ruler of Overwatch's development team.

Why?

When the developers of Overwatch decided not to include any headcrabs or zombies in the game, I was furious. AndY himself, in an interview on Podcast17, admitted that the idea to develop Overwatch came to him after playing Zombie Master, a game in which my species plays a lead role. We play an even bigger role in the Half-Life universe, being the first to come through the portal. Not casting us for this title is a slap in the.. slimy underside.

This was obviously unacceptable. I tried being reasonable, even offered to eat only half of AndY's brain, but my emails went unanswered. I felt neglected, ignored. I could not let this go on, and so the elders and I chose this day (Friday, Aug 13th, 2010) to take over the development team and turn Overwatch into the awesome game it can be.

Operation: Head Hump

One canister was deployed early today to the home of each developer. Our strike teams moved quickly, and zombification was completed in under an hour.

With the team under our control, we proceeded to fix Overwatch and put together a promotional trailer to showcase all of our changes, available below. We will be posting a zombified edition of the Development Reports this coming Monday the 16th, and Overwatch's public release is still set for August 20th.

Overwatch: Zombiez Edition

Now, without further ado, please enjoy the official trailer for Overwatch: ZE.


Internet: Serious Business

One of my fatal flaws is sometimes forgetting that the Internet, though filled with humour and sarcasm that will keep you entertained for a lifetime, is in fact serious business.

Although most of you managed to figure it out already, some of you have not. It is understandable, since English is not everyone's first language. So, if you are one of the few who believe that headcrabs really exist and are capable of enslaving mankind, and if all the sarcasm in the video and the fact that today is Friday the 13th were not obvious enough signs, I would like to assure you that:

[ This was all a joke! ]


In fact, this is a decoy. We wanted to confuse you long enough to add VAMPIRES into the mod without you noticing. Overwatch: Barney the Vampire Slayer will be in stores on August 20th.

And.. He still owes someone a beer.



Braaaaiiinnnzzz.

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--JoKeR--
--JoKeR-- Aug 13 2010, 5:47pm says:

you are crazy^^
nothing more to say

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Admiral_Thrawn
Admiral_Thrawn Aug 13 2010, 5:49pm replied:

Crazy? Or genius?

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TychusFindlayIT
TychusFindlayIT Aug 13 2010, 7:40pm replied:

a crazy genius

lol!

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Gradius
Gradius Aug 13 2010, 8:52pm replied:

both.

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Verendus
Verendus Aug 14 2010, 4:19am replied:

You gotta be a little crazy to be a mad scientist.

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xXMaNiAcXx
xXMaNiAcXx Aug 13 2010, 5:58pm says:

Ahaha, really nice, by the way, awesome new idea :)

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Nawwx
Nawwx Aug 13 2010, 6:21pm says:

LOL wtf thats awesome and nice idea on this.

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l0p
l0p Aug 13 2010, 6:50pm says:

:O :D I <3 Headcrabs :)

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skullshaper
skullshaper Aug 13 2010, 7:54pm says:

so mr head crab guy who took over regular head guy, why is this better than Zombie Master? which had its own custom zombies and molotovs :P oh and magic hebejebe powers...

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MrMattWebb
MrMattWebb Aug 14 2010, 1:13am replied:

hebejebe lol

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Unknown12345678900
Unknown12345678900 Aug 13 2010, 7:56pm says:

Why do zombies have to take over all the good mods!

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TheSporeGA1
TheSporeGA1 Aug 13 2010, 8:30pm buried:

(buried)

**** this has just ruined the game. Untracking.

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Dan911
Dan911 Aug 14 2010, 12:37am replied:

It was a joke, nothing is actually changed..

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CovertChaos
CovertChaos Aug 13 2010, 9:43pm says:

Is there going to be any of the Combine in it? If it's just zombies then, I think I've lost interest.

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elite879
elite879 Aug 13 2010, 9:57pm says:

Well this mod has now been ruined. Thanks alot you dam head crab. I'm going to have to find some other interesting mod to track.

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[.BMT.]
[.BMT.] Aug 13 2010, 10:16pm says:

A headcrab took over the mod and is now making it exactly like an existing mod, on this of all days? This highly plausible turn of events has made me revoke my support, good day sir.

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madcat1030
madcat1030 Aug 13 2010, 11:16pm says:

Does this mean 1 team and two controllers? Resistance, Combine controller, and zombie controller?

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Rukus_
Rukus_ Aug 14 2010, 12:35am says:

<3 ZOmbiez

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r Aug 14 2010, 3:01am says:

"Overwatch: Barney the Vampire Slayer will be in stores on August 20th.

And.. He still owes someone a beer."

Just saved 60 Euros, will pay everything :P

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Sheap1440
Sheap1440 Aug 14 2010, 3:49am says:

weird

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LPFreak
LPFreak Aug 14 2010, 4:25am says:

Mister Headcrab, bring us a brain
But be sure zombie mods doesn't look the same...

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce Aug 14 2010, 5:16am says:

Haha, I can actually imagine William actually saying that stuff(his voice).

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Tokoya
Tokoya Aug 14 2010, 10:17am says:

I need some of those gravity socks

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Lord_of_Sausage
Lord_of_Sausage Aug 14 2010, 11:59am replied:

Hell yeah, no more walking up stairs!

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FJS
FJS Aug 14 2010, 11:31am says:

"In fact, this is a decoy. We wanted to confuse you long enough to add VAMPIRES into the mod without you noticing. Overwatch: Barney the Vampire Slayer will be in stores on August 20th." WIN

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Dekaku
Dekaku Aug 15 2010, 6:08am says:

Awesome one ^^

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Silence(Sev)
Silence(Sev) Aug 20 2010, 12:09am says:

Wow AndY...Is the vampire thing real.Yesh it is i Sev.

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AndY Author
AndY Aug 20 2010, 6:47am replied:

Tehe :P

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