Recently myself and several other Dtoid masterminds have been running a game of Diablo 2. One thing I can't seem to understand about this game is that no matter how much it ages, it's usually about a half hour in that I'm having such fun with it that I've forgotten it came out seven years ago. Yet the formula is so simple -- point and click my way around and maim anything I can get my hands on. Since it's release many games have come out proudly bearing a "Just like Diablo 2!!!" sticker, but nothing has really touched the popularity of the original game. Fan sites buzz with hope, but there's no confirmation from Blizz just yet.
Since I can't blame the popularity of it on a rich storyline or amazing graphics, I'm wondering what the magic ingredient in Diablo 2 is that makes PC players go back to it again and again after so many years. Deckard Cain's Sean Connery impression? Wirt's leg? Personally, I experience strong sexual arousal in the cow level, but I certainly don't expect that from the rest of you. Fess up: why do you still get the urge to kill Baal & Friends again and again? Or if not Diablo, what's the old school game that you love to replay?
Diablo III Auction House closing down on June 24 forever and ever, also forever
2:00 AM on 06.19.2014