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  • Blog Post: Diablo Design Doc Shows The Action-RPG In Its Primal Form

    Last week, long-time game designer David Brevik gave a post-mortem on Diablo , a game that went from his original design to one of Blizzard's biggest franchises. If you missed his talk, never fear; he's posted the original design document on his site. While you don't get any of his additional... More
  • Blog Post: Diablo II (Yes, II) Gets A New Update

    Blizzard continues to work on Diablo III, adding new areas, loot, and silliness to the action-RPG. That doesn't mean the studio has forgotten what came before, as evidenced by a surprise update for an old favorite. Diablo II has a new patch, bringing the game up to version 1.14a – nearly five... More
  • Blog Post: Diablo Designer Revisits Hell At GDC Postmortem

    Blizzard's Diablo helped pioneer the action-RPG genre when the game was released in 1996. It helped lay a foundation for loot-heavy experiences that players enjoy to this day. One of the game's creators is reflecting on the game's development and more during a postmortem talk at next year's... More
  • Blog Post: This Tool Will Help You Figure Out Your Favorite Game

    Popular walkthrough website GameFAQs.com is holding a best game ever poll, which prompted someone online to create a tool to help video game fans figure out they're personal favorite game of all time. It's a time-consuming endeavor (I stopped doing it at about 30% in order to write up this story... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Posts Job Description For Unannounced Diablo Project

    Blizzard has posted a job listing looking for an art director for an unannounced project, although that same listing clearly says Diablo. The posting doesn't list any specific consoles, and the requirements seem pretty standard. It does, however, list as one of the "Pluses" for any applicant... More
  • Blog Post: Stay Awhile And Look At This Gorgeous Wood Engraving Of Diablo's Tristram

    Graphic designer Alex Griendling has created yet another video game map on laser-etched wood, this time of Tristram from the Diablo series. This newest project marks Griendling's third collaboration with online art store Neutral Ground as part of a series called Woodlands. In the past, Griendling... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] The Skeleton King Leoric Marches Into Heroes Of The Storm Soon

    The undead King Leoric joins the fight soon as the newest character in Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm. This addition is part of the game's upcoming Diablo-themed update, Eternal Conflict. Watch the mad king in action: King Leoric's unique relationship with the afterlife gives him an edge... More
  • Blog Post: The Butcher Slices Up Heroes Of The Storm Starting Tomorrow

    Recently, we reported on Blizzard’s big plans to infuse more Diablo into Heroes of the Storm. That plan gets underway starting tomorrow with the terror known as The Butcher. Whether you recall him from Diablo I or he haunts your dreams from his appearance in Diablo III, The Butcher is a formidable... More
  • Blog Post: Diablo's Butcher Headlines Heroes Of The Storm Eternal Conflict Update

    Blizzard just released Heroes of the Storm out of beta earlier this month, but the team behind the MOBA is getting ready to add more content already. The first major update features a collection of Diablo-themed battlegrounds (maps) and heroes. First up is the Battlefield of Eternity. This map represents... More
  • Blog Post: First Batch Of BlizzCon Tickets Go On Sale Tonight

    If you’re hoping to attend BlizzCon in Anaheim, California this November, it’s not too early to start planning. In fact, you need to start planning now, because tickets go on sale today. The first batch of tickets will be made available at 7 p.m. Pacific / 10 p.m. Eastern on this website... More
  • Blog Post: The OneUps Release A New Horror Game Themed Remix Album

    Looking for a spooky Halloween album with a ton of rad horror themed video game remixes to play at your upcoming party? That’s an oddly specific request, but The OneUps have you covered with their new album Songs for the Recently Deceased . The album, which contains jazzy covers of songs from Silent... More
  • Blog Post: Diablo III 2.1 Update Brings Greater Rifts, Legendary Gems To Consoles

    Update: The patch is live for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One according to Blizzard. In a post on Blizzard's forums, an employee by the user ID of "Araxom" reiterates that new-gen console versions of the game will receive patches that will keep pace (though slightly later) with the PC version... More
  • Blog Post: Diablo III Players Receive Anniversary Bonus Buff Starting Tomorrow

    In honor of Diablo III's two-year anniversary, Blizzard is offering a special week long bonus that turns the Legendary Drop chance percentage way up. Starting tomorrow, Thursday, May 15 at 12:00 a.m. PT and ending on Thursday, May 22 at 5:00 a.m. PT, Diablo III players on PC and Mac (sorry console... More
  • Blog Post: A Quick Recap Of The Diablo III Lore

    Not interested in wadding through Diablo III's overwritten dialogue so that you can understand the story? Maybe you've already played the game (like me) and you still have no idea what was going on (also like me). Take 60 seconds to watch this quick video recap of the lore of Diablo III and you'll... More
  • Blog Post: Path Of Exile Launching Two Week Charity Event To Benefit Child's Play

    Developer Grinding Gears is preparing to launch a two-week Path of Exile charity event with proceeds going to Child's Play. Starting May 10, players will be able to purchase a new helmet skin called the Angelic Mask for $5 that will only be available during that two week period. All of the proceeds... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Blizzard Considering Vita Remote Play For Diablo III On PlayStation 4

    Julie Humphreys, the senior producer behind the console versions of Diablo III, recently said that adding Vita Remote Play to the PlayStation 4 version of Diablo III is an idea the studio is considering. Speaking with CVG at Blizzcon, Humphreys said that in regard to Remote Play, "That is something... More
  • Blog Post: BlizzCon 2013 Virtual Ticket Available Now

    As BlizzCon gets closer, Blizzard is offering a way for fans who can't make it to Anaheim, CA. The Virtual Ticket costs $39.99 and provides access to two days' worth of live HD content from the show. Blizzard promises video coverage of developer panels, interviews with the developers of of the... More
  • Blog Post: Diablo III's Prime Evil Takes Physical Form

    The latest from Slideshow Collectibles gives Diablo himself a nearly two-foot tall statue with light-up pecs. The statue is 20 inches tall and will be available in November for $349.99. You can head here to learn more about the statue, as well as see full images of the statue on Slideshow's website... More
  • Blog Post: Diablo III Will Not Be A Next-Gen Launch Title

    Blizzard never said that Diablo III was going to be a PlayStation 4 launch title, but it also never said it wouldn't be – until now. In an interview with Diablo III's developers on on DiabloFans.com , Blizzard confirmed that the game would not be available on the PlayStation 4's launch... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Reveals Diablo III Coming To Xbox 360, Gets Cross-Platform Release Date

    Blizzard has announced that it's bringing Diablo III to the Xbox 360, in addition to the previously announced PS3 and PS4 versions. In addition, the company has provided a specific release date for the current-gen console versions. Diablo III will be arriving on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on... More
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