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Blizzard job listing points to a new Diablo project heading into production

Blizzard's looking for someone who has the chops to "lead the Diablo series into the future." Whether that means a new main entry into the franchise or something more persistent, that's anyone's guess. But Blizzard has its ear to the ground...   read

 
 
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Diablo II

Diablo II turns 16 this week: Praise Baal runs

On June 29, 2000, Diablo II was released in the US, starting its reign of dungeon crawling terror that is still played to this day. Yep, this week the iconic title is 16 years old. Diablo II is the gift that keeps on giving. I remember play...   read

 
 
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Blizzard introduces new 'one-button' Authenticator

While two-factor methods of online security and authenticators do a decent job at protecting users, a lot of people find them cumbersome. So Blizzard has decided to push an update to their authenticator app, which doesn't require you to inp...   read

 
 
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Diablo 3 director leaves Blizzard after ten years

UPDATE: Jay Wilson's been in touch to clarify that the tweets about a "failed experiment" taken to refer to Diablo 3 are specifically about Diablo 3's Auction House. Apologies for the misunderstanding.  Original story is as follows. --...   read

 
 



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Diablo III

Diablo III's Season 6 kicks off this week

Blizzard did a damn fine job of porting Diablo III to consoles, but sadly, the "Season" system, arguably the best part of the game's long-term appeal, was not included. For those of you who do still play the PC version, you can enjoy S...   read

 
 
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This fan-made Diablo II project is housed entirely in StarCraft II

A fellow by the name of egodbout2 has taken it upon themselves to recreate Diablo II in the form of a project called "The Curse of Tristram." But it's not just any old fangame, it's actually a mod for StarCraft II. Impressive! Wha...   read

 
 
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Diablo III

Diablo III's Season 5 is ending soon

Many Diablo III players are getting an extended bit of fun out of the seasonal character system, which is currently running with Season 5 at the moment. For reference, this is a challenge of sorts where people level and power up charac...   read

 
 
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Diablo

See the original eight-page pitch for Diablo

"We believe these expansion disks should be priced at around $4.95 with the hope that they would be placed near cash registers as point-of-purchase items. Players would buy these packs as an afterthought, or maybe in an attempt to collect t...   read

 
 
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Diablo pirate pays up in person 19 years later

In a much more tender (than poop-suicide) end to the Game Developers Conference, at today's post-mortem talk on the first Diablo, writer Shivam Bhatt stepped up during the Q&A session of the talk to apologize to Diablo creator David Bre...   read

 
 
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Diablo II

Diablo II, yes, II, just got a new patch

Man, that Diablo II case brings back memories. It was basically sold out everywhere in my local area (back when games actually...sold out!), and all of my friends had trouble finding it. Nowadays you can just buy everything digitally, ...   read

 
 
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The next big update for Diablo III involves a ton of cosmetics

Diablo III is evolving all the time, whether it's adding new areas into the mix, or overhauling entire aspects of the game. Now, Blizzard is set to unleash a whole new trove of cosmetic options. As you can see in the below video from Bludds...   read

 
 
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Late Blizzard artist Kevin Kanai Griffith honored in special Diablo III cow level

Blizzard is doing a heroic job of honoring the late Kevin Kanai Griffith, a talented character artist that helped develop Diablo III -- he has his own bonus cow level named after him. Simply find the throne in the Ruins of Se...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video I still can't believe that Blizzard is updating Diablo III as often as they are, nearly four years later. I always enjoyed the game quite a bit, but it wasn't until they eliminated their Auction House and added Loot 2.0 ...   read
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Diablo III

New patch for Diablo III brings loads of new content

Still playing Diablo III? Yay! Brace yourself for a huge patch and an influx of brand new content. Patch 2.4 - which brings a new zone, Greyhollow Island, with entirely new enemies, as well as new dungeons, challenges, and an assload of new...   read

 
 
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What are you playing this Halloween season?

Halloween is my favorite holiday. Aside from being a great excuse to dress up like an idiot, party with friends, and drink terrible pumpkin-flavored booze (that any other time of the year you’d dump into the nearest gutter), it has th...   read

 
 
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HotS event ends

Heroes of the Storm's Eternal Conflict event ends next week

Blizzard is, ironically, putting an end to the Eternal Conflict event on September 8 next week. The Diablo theme will be taken out, and the special event quest to genocide every last Treasure Goblin will come to an end. If you wanted t...   read

 
 
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Diablo III's massive 2.3.0 patch is live on current consoles and PC

Blizzard has dropped its 2.3.0 patch for Diablo III, which brings a number of enhancements to the current-gen and PC versions of the game. You'll find the new area the Ruins of Sescheron, new difficulty levels, ability and monster tweaks, ...   read

 
 
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Heroes of the Storm

Here's how to get the Diablo III/Heroes of the Storm cross-items

Blizzard has explained the cross-promotion efforts for Diablo III and Heroes of the Storm, which can net you some nice little extras depending on how much you play. First off, anyone who owns Diablo III (has a license) will get&nb...   read

 
 
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Blizzard posts art director job for unannounced Diablo project

After the wild success of Reaper of Souls, it's a given that more Diablo III expansions are coming. To add fuel to the fire, Blizzard has posted a job opening for an art director, for an undiclosed Diablo-related project. Diablo h...   read

 
 
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These are the next three Heroes of the Storm

I don't think I'll stray far from Valla (especially now that I have her Master Skin), but I have been stockpiling gold for another Diablo character in Heroes of the Storm -- Kharazim, Monk of Ivgorod. At gamescom, Blizzard opened up about t...   read

 
 
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Diablo

Diablo's got wood in this awesome Tristram map

Do you like wood? What if it had a map etched into it? Alex Griendling has crafted just that, and it features Tristram, the classic town from the Diablo franchise. The whole shebang is 18 1/2" by 14", and will run you $150. This r...   read

 
 
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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void details cross-game pre-order bonuses

[Update 2: Said details can be found here, and check out the debut trailer below for the prologue. A retail Collector’s Edition is confirmed, and Heart of the Swarm is now a standalone game as of today.] [Update: Blizzard ha...   read

 
 
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Take a gander at pretty much every upcoming Heroes of the Storm addition

Heroes of the Storm is getting some new content soon, starting on June 30th with a new Diablo level and The Butcher, and following up with King Leoric and the Monk a bit later on. In the meantime, you can take a look at pretty much ev...   read

 
 


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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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  Watch Video 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 t...   read
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