Top 5 Most Memorable Casts
5 - Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (2017)
best buncha nazi killers
4 - Until Dawn (2015)
horror archetypes are actually fun when you’re responsible for the lives of foolish horny teens! also emily is great again don’t @ me
3 - NieR: Automata (2017)
Art by TMK
robotic characters struggling to express their thoughts and feelings to each other is so relatable
2 - Mass Effect 2/3 (2010/2012)
if i could just have more citadel-like adventures with my space crew, i’d be a satisfied gamer. bioware please.
1 - Overwatch (2016)
I have every ability of every character memorized, including all the ones that have been patched out. I understand every character interaction. I know the hero counters, I know the optimal team compositions, and I know the metas throughout the game’s history. I know the backstory to each hero and what their motivations are. I know the ships.
Overwatch has the best aesthetically designed cast of video game characters this decade, hell, maybe ever. It trades in archetypes and borrowed heavily from other classic shooters, but it mashes it all together with its own original concepts to come up with something fresh and, I’ll say it, actually iconic .