Blizzard has countered concerns regarding microtransactions in Diablo III, explaining there are no plans to bring the feature to Europe or North America.
Diablo III has changed a lot over the years, dropping a much-loathed auction house and gaining all sorts of balance overhauls, enemies, and entire new areas. Now, however, it could be looking at a change of a very different sort: real money microtransactions and a new in-game currency to support them. Read more...
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. Here's what the respective community managers had to say: ... Show More Summary
It’s a good week for console gamers. Hot on the heels of the Xbox sale comes Sony’s price cuts on recent and well-received games for the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita, including Diablo III: RoS, Far Cry 4 and Shadow of Mordor. Until 2/23/15 only.
Gaining 1000 Paragon levels in Diablo III is no small feat and it's only accomplished by a very few amount of players. But doing it on Hardcore difficulty, where your character's death is permanent, that's some next level insanity. Russian player Nokieka is the first in the world to do it. Read more...
Blizzard has an interesting way to keep PC gamers interested in Diablo III: seasons. The new seasonal method of introducing new content and gear has helped spark up renewed interest in the action-RPG. And while the first season may have come to an end, the second season is now underway. Click To Continue Reading
This is what a painfully lucky encounter with Diablo III's random number generator looks like. Read more...
The reason for strong revenue figures was the release of more innovative content in titles. Activision released new versions of some of its popular franchises, such as Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Diablo III, and Skylanders TRAP TEAM, as well as some new path-breaking franchises, such as Destiny and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Show More Summary
If you're a gamer in China waiting for Diablo III, you have undoubtedly been waiting for a very long time. Given the game's subject matter and the strict censorship policies of the government, it's not a surprise that it's taken a while to get moving. Show More Summary
There's a lot happening around the rainbow-and-glitter landscapes of Diablo III, although perhaps the biggest is the implementation of Patch 2.1.2 to the game. This patch adds in powerful ancient items, increases the drop rate for legendary...Show More Summary
Users report waiting a lot longer than usual to log on to Hearthstone, Diablo III, and World of Warcraft.
Blizzard is giving back for the holidays, enabling Diablo III players to make use of a very festive +100% bonus experience buff over the weekend. This isn't just a platform exclusive buff either, both PC and console players will be able to get in on the event... while it lasts.Click To Continue Reading
Diablo III finally got its act together, and Path of Exile exists for those after a more old-school hack’n'slash experience, but if you’re looking for a compromise (or just another action RPG to clock), Arc Games is currently offering the original Torchlight for zero dollars and the second game at a steep discount. More »
All Diablo III and Starcraft II content is 50% off, and World of Warcraft is just $5
Diablo III was ok (just barely,) but if LostArk is anything like what we see in the trailer above, the Korean hack & slash MMORPG should be AMAZING. The gameplay starts at 1:50 in the video, but be sure to watch the whole thing, the trailer truly looks beautiful. [LostArk | Via]
The gameplay trailer for upcoming Korean action MMORPG LostArk makes Diablo III look like a poor man’s clone. The spectacle starts at 1:50 and never lets up. There are plans to make it available internationally as well.
In many ways Diablo III seemed like the sort of game that would lead naturally into an MMO for the franchise. The online functionality is there, the options are there, and it's not as if Blizzard's big MMO didn't derive quite a bit from the framework of Diablo II, after all. Show More Summary
Not so long ago, Blizzard voiced interest in taking Diablo to other genres post-Diablo III—up to and including an MMO. That was the goal, said then-game-director Jay Wilson: to evolve the universe to be able to "support" an MMO. Now, however, times have changed, and so has Blizzard. Read more...
BlizzCon attendees and remote viewers got a first look at Season 2 for Diablo III, and now it's your turn to do so as well. The second season, which starts public realm testing "soon," will add new and beefed-up legendary items, a trio...Show More Summary
Blizzard has shared some new info on Diablo III's upcoming Season 2. New conquests, new legendaries, and more. Read more...