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Giveaway: Diablo + Skin for HotS!

[Update: I am still going. It's slow yes, I apologize for that. This turned out to be more complicated than I anticipated and I didn't ask for help to do it. Don't blame anyone but me for that. I am devoting almost all my free time (which b...   read

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Review: Heroes of the Storm

When people hear the term "MOBA" they usually groan. I tend to respond with, "Tell me more." I grew up with RTS games since I could grasp a mouse and keyboard, and my first MOBA was the original DOTA back in 2005. Over the years I move...   read

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The Witcher almost didn't star leading man Geralt

Former Witcher project lead Ryszard Chojnowski has shed light on the development of the hugely popular RPG series in a YouTube video, revealing that the game was very nearly a top-down Diablo clone inspired by the likes of Ba...   read

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Heroes of the Storm is now in open beta, will launch next month

Heroes of the Storm has been in alpha and closed beta sessions for a while, but it's prepping for a full launch next month. For now, you can enter the open beta on Mac or PC with a simple signup on the game's website. While they'...   read

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Diablo III

Diablo III to celebrate third anniversary the only way it knows how: cows

Diablo III turns three years old today, and Blizzard is hosting an event to celebrate. PC, Xbox One, and PS4 players will be able to embark upon extra portal quests, which will grant you extra loot. It'll run until May 21. Unfortunatel...   read

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Character building

The beauty and tragedy of a perfectly planned character

I've probably spent more time creating characters, builds, and dreaming up party compositions in my head than I have actually playing games. It seems odd to think of it in that way, but if I could somehow tally it all up I bet it wouldn't e...   read

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Diablo III's Big Head Mode is too cute

Season 3 in Diablo III is almost upon us, but before we delve into something that serious, let's pull back a bit and use the adorable as a palate cleanser. (Who would've ever thought that "adorable" would be an adjective used to descr...   read

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Diablo 3

Sorry America and Europe, no Diablo III microtransactions for you

Blizzard has revealed that their upcoming 2.2.0 patch for Diablo III will include microtransactions. However there's a catch: It won't apply to the Americas or EU regions. So, I guess that leaves everyone else to milk that Diablo cow dry. H...   read

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Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm entering into closed beta this week

Heroes of the Storm is feeling pretty great so far, and it's only in alpha form. Well, it was in alpha, as Blizzard has just sent word over that it has entered the beta phase. A patch is ringing in the change, which adds ranked play an...   read

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Diablo Carter's Quest

100% Series Retrospective: Diablo

Things have been crazy at Destructoid since I became the Reviews Director. On my first week, I had to tackle a new Ratchet & Clank, Super Mario 3D World, and three other games. It hasn't let up after that, and as a result, I haven't had...   read

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Diablo III's patch 2.1.0 brings seasonal challenges, Greater Rifts

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls has a new update, titled patch 2.1.0 -- and it comes with a lot of changes. "Seasonal" characters allow you to restart the game with a new build, which can earn you special items, leaderboard placement, and achi...   read

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Diablo III

Microsoft worked with Blizzard to get Diablo III to 1080p on Xbox One

I had a chance to test out Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on the PS4 and it's pretty fantastic. At a cool 1080p and 60fps the game runs great, but on the Xbox One, it wasn't always that way. To upgrade to 1080p from 900p Xbox One ow...   read

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Diablo III consoles
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Diablo III's Ultimate Evil Edition makes the core game a must-play for console owners

Diablo III has had a tumultuous history to say the least. Always-online DRM, the Real-Money Auction House, and loot problems plagued the original release -- all issues that took months to address. It's a hot-button issue even now, with many...   read

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Diablo III

Diablo III will run at 1080p/60fps on both current-gen consoles

After middling around with the idea that the Xbox One version of Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition would run at 900p, Blizzard has confirmed that due to a day-one patch, it will now have full parity with the PS4 edition -- that means i...   read

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Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition will allow cross-platform save imports

Not unlike what Rockstar is offering with the current-gen ports of Grand Theft Auto V, Blizzard has confirmed that players will be able to bring over their characters and saves from the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Diablo III...   read

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Diablo III

China can finally join the rest of the world in Diablo III

Chinese company Netease will complete its commitment to Blizzard by bringing Diablo III to China. While the release date has not been officially announced, this release will mark the last major Blizzard franchise to hit the Chinese market. ...   read

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Diablo III

Diablo III Auction House closing down on June 24 forever and ever, also forever

If you're using or have ever used the Diablo III Auction House, you might consider claiming your items and clearing out before it closes down for good on June 24. That's less than a week away, so better get cracking. Weirdly enough, in the ...   read

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Diablo III

Diablo III on PS4 will have exclusive Shadow of the Colossus outfit

Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition will be getting a Last of Us tie-in, but that's not the only Sony property that made it in. According to Game Informer, a Shadow of the Colossus transmogrify outfit will launch with the game as well. You'll...   read

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Last of Us X Diablo III

The Last of Us creatures infect Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PS4

Well, this is certainly a strange reveal. The various forms of infected from The Last of Us will be crossing over into Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PlayStation 4.   read

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Diablo III's higher Legendary drop rate is now permanent

For Diablo III's second anniversary, Blizzard introduced a temporary one-hundred percent boost to PC and Mac players' Legendary item drop rate. Which was great -- the buff, not the fact that it was for a limited time. From the sound of it, ...   read

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Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PS4 sure looks like Diablo

Have you been playing Diablo III's Reaper of Souls expansion on PC for the last two months? If so, then you know exactly what it looks like, and there's probably nothing in this video for you. Go ahead and take this downtime to fold s...   read

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Videogame manuals

Remembering the glory of videogame manuals

When I was a little girl, purchasing a new game often meant thumbing through the pages of a mammoth tome detailing impending gameplay down to the letter. If I were stuck on a long car trip with a recently-purchased title, digging into that ...   read

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Diablo III

Blizzard enacts special anniversary bonus for Diablo III

Were you planning on playing Reaper of Souls this weekend? Well you might want to reconsider if it wasn't in the cards, because Blizzard has added a special buff for everyone that will be playing Diablo III in the next week. Starting t...   read

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Diablo III

Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition coming to consoles on August 19

We've known for a while now that Diablo III would be sauntering to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at some point. Today, that timeframe becomes a whole lot more clear. Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition will be available at retailers on...   read

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Get caught up with Diablo's lore in a minute

We've posted a few videos from the Lore in a Minute team in the past, and their latest is Diablo III. Their newest clip will take you all the way through the original Diablo to the newest iteration, setting up the events in a way most peop...   read

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