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Blizzard Registers Trademark For "The Dark Below"

by Matt Helgeson on Aug 13, 2013 at 08:44 AM

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According to filing, the developer is working on something called "The Dark Below." The question is: what does Blizzard have cooking?

The most likely answer to that question is that it's an expansion for Diablo III, which has been rumored to be unveiled at the upcoming Gamescom convention in Germany. However, it's also possible that it's yet another expansion or addition to World of Warcraft.

Here's a copy of the filing.

[Thanks to reader Anthony Armenio for the news tip]

Our Take:
I'm going to call it: It's an expansion for Diablo III. My scientific reasoning? "The Dark Below" just sounds more "Diablo-y" than "WoW-y." That, ladies and gentlemen, is the type of hard-hitting analysis you can only get at