Update April 18, 2017: You understand how Terry Crews went to Blizzard HQ earlier this 12 months, and the way he is been teasing stuff about Doomfist for ages? Well, it seems the lead Overwatch story man met him when he nipped throughout.
“I met him when he got here by the workplace,” stated lead author Michael Chu in a latest roundtable attended by SE7EN.WS. “I assume it was just a few months in the past – apologies, my sense of timing is totally thrown out of whack as a result of working so laborious on the occasion is simply, like, I don’t even keep in mind the primary quarter of this 12 months.”
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When pressed if he had any particulars, what with Crews being a proper tease, Chu solely replied: “I met him and he’s a very nice man. On Doomfist specifically, I most likely don’t have something to speak about.”
That’s not a denial, then.
Update January four, 2017: It’s trying increasingly more doubtless that Terry Crews goes to voice Doomfist, an upcoming Overwatch hero that is been teased by Blizzard for a while now.
The American actor simply hasn’t stopped speaking concerning the position. Last month he visted Blizzard, and now he is asking followers how they might really feel about him lending his voice performing skills to Doomfist, each on Facebook and Twitter.
Who desires to listen to me do the voice of Doomfist for actual?? https://t.co/l4aszRrDYE
— terrycrews (@terrycrews) 4 January 2017
Would you be up for seeing Crews within the position?
Update December 15, 2016: It may very well be taking place of us. In a Tweet today by Blizzard affiliate challenge director Terran Gregory, Terry Crews has visited the Blizzard campus for unknown causes. Could or not it’s to voice Doomfist?
While Terran is usually identified for his work on World of Warcraft’s in-game cinematics, he has additionally achieved work directing trailers for Heroes of the Storm and reference work for the Warcraft film. It could possibly be that he’s serving to direct a future Doomfist trailer for Overwatch, or that he’s only a large Terry Crews fan. In any case, Terry Crews being on Blizzard’s campus could possibly be sturdy proof that he’ll truly be voicing Doomfist, for his eventual addition to Overwatch.
Original Story November 23, 2016: Doomfist, a legendary hero with a robust gauntlet, has to point out up in Overwatch some day quickly. I imply, Blizzard have been teasing him for lengthy sufficient. You can see the hero’s banner within the Numbani Heritage Museum, every exhibiting one of many three incarnations of Doomfist: The Saviour, The Scourge and The Successor. The latter is hidden in shadow, suggesting a grand unveiling a while sooner or later.
Doomfist’s gauntlet even exhibits up in the course of a Tracer vs Widowmaker battle within the Overwatch cinematic trailer, launched all the way in which again in November 2014. If you need to refresh your reminiscence, have a watch:
We do not even know what the fashionable Doomfist would appear like, however are you able to think about what sort of voice he’d have? Perhaps just like American actor Terry Crews? You know, the Terry Crews who recently got really into PC gaming. Well, he is up for it.
Over on the Overwatch subreddit, there is a thread titled, “If Doomfist turns into a hero I might be so hyped if Terry Crews voice acted for him”. Then Terry Crews himself popped over and shouted, “I’d LOVE TO PLAY DOOMFIST.” And that is why he must be Doomfist.
T-minus 1 hour! Where my fellow avid gamers at!?! https://t.co/FK9YGeP8Qn
— terrycrews (@terrycrews) 18 November 2016
Blizzard clearly like to present the followers what they need, with voice strains modified primarily based on suggestions, hero talents and different tweaks impressed by fan feedback. Could they go a step additional and rent a voice actor primarily based on 1000’s of Reddit upvotes and one piece of Reddit Gold? We can solely hope.