Team Fortress 2 is a team-basedfirst-person shooter, which sees two teams taking part in a variety of modes including capture the flag.
There are nine character classes with different abilities, and the game features a cartoon-like style.
Competitive play is usually 6v6, 9v9 or 4v4.
The game is known for its close-knit community and there is also the ability to buy, sell and trade in-game items such as character outfits.
Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
Typical game length: 30-40mins
Players: 6v6, 9v9, 4v4
Price: Free (with optional in-game microtransactions)
Notable tournaments: ESEA TF2 Invitational
Popularity: Around 2m active players per fortnight
Twitch: Outside the top 50 most watched games in October 2016
Launched: October 2007
Pegi age rating: 16
Other Pegi info: Realistic looking violence