Team fortress 2 (tf2) released in 2007 is the follow up to the 1996 PC shooter team fortress, which among gamers holds the title as the grand daddy of class based FPS. The sequel boasts valves new Source engine as well as a highly stylized cartoonish look. The classes remain the same as their predecessor; all with their own strengths and weaknesses. The Classes weapons and play style all differ, making each class feel fresh and useful for a particular situation. There are 9 character classes in all, those classes are broken down into three categories, Offensive: Defensive and Support. The offensive class consists of scout, pyro, and solider. Undoubtedly the most attractive thing about tf2 for PC is its player community/source community, it’s shift to free-to-play status, as well as hundreds of custom maps. Nearly 5 years after its release, the game continues to play well. While some criticize that valves engine is beginning to show its age, gamers don't seem to be slowing down. Tf2 game has amassed an almost cult following of loyal gamers, creating a challenging and exciting game to play, even beyond its years.