Diablo III

PC, MAC, PS3, PS4, XB360 / Action RPG / Release: May 15, 2012 / ESRB: M

Demon Hunter is most popular Diablo 3 class, and other infographic stats

By Alice O'Connor, May 22, 2013 9:40am PDT

14.5 million players have killed 3.3 trillion monsters in Diablo III, Blizzard has revealed in a whopping great infographic released as part of the action-RPG's first birthday festivities. Yet only 33% of them have even beaten even Normal difficulty, which is arguably the po...


Diablo 3 for PS4 uses touchpad for inventory management

By Andrew Yoon, May 16, 2013 10:30am PDT

The upcoming PS4 version of Diablo 3 will use the PS4 touchpad in some way, although Blizzard is being a bit coy about how it all actually works.


Diablo 3 offering birthday boosts and sale

By Alice O'Connor, May 15, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Happy birthday, Diablo III! You're one year old today. My, how you've grown! You do have the odd little accident now and then and you're still not quite ready for fighting, but gosh, haven't you come a long way. And now, very kindly, you're offering bonus XP and Magic Find t...


Diablo 3 auction house back; Blizzard reclaiming duped gold

By Alice O'Connor, May 13, 2013 11:30am PDT

Blizzard shut down the Diablo III auction house after a gold-duping bug was discovered, but not before unscrupulous sorts generated obscene amounts of funny money. When auctions re-opened over the weekend, Blizzard was already auditing accounts to track down duped gold and p...


Diablo 3 gold-duping bug found, auction houses closed for now

By John Keefer, May 08, 2013 8:05am PDT

A gold-duping bug that has forced the closure of both auction houses should be fixed soon, but Blizzard has decided not to rollback the servers to pre-patch status, instead choosing to deal with the individual player accounts that decided to play fast and loose with the rule...


Diablo 1.0.8 patch live with multiplayer upgrades

By John Keefer, May 07, 2013 1:45pm PDT

The promised upgrades to Diablo 3's cooperative play experience are out today with the new 1.0.8 patch, along with a bunch of adjustments to the classes, monsters and loot to make adventuring a bit easier.


Diablo 3 PlayStation 3 pre-orders get XP helm

By John Keefer, Apr 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT

It's been almost a year since Diablo 3 launched, but the game has gotten some renewed attention because of the console versions that are in development. Now, you can start pre-ordering the PlayStation 3 version of the game and get an in-game item to make power-leveling easie...


Blizzard details 1.0.8 multiplayer improvements

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2013 11:00am PDT

Blizzard has gabbed before about focusing on Diablo 3's co-op experience in patch 1.0.8, but what does that actually mean? What's new? What about me? What about my needs? Thankfully, Blizzard's thinking of me, and has explained a lot of changes to make multiplayer friendlier...


Diablo 3's auction houses 'really hurt the game,' former game director says

By John Keefer, Mar 29, 2013 5:00am PDT

Diablo 3's game director Jay Wilson admitted today that both the real money and gold-based auction houses have "really hurt the game," but Blizzard hopes to fix the problems it has caused in minimizing item values instead of shutting them down completely.


Diablo 3 rollback tweaks target item duping

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 27, 2013 6:45am PDT

People have been awfully naughty abusing Diablo III's account rollback feature, which is only there to help people who've been hacked. First, Blizzard had to fix it to stop babies from resurrecting permadead Hardcore characters, and now it's making changes to stop charlatans...


Diablo 3 PS3 preview: couch looting

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT

A hands-on preview of Diablo 3 running on a PlayStation 3, peppered with thoughts from senior level designer Matthew Berger.


Diablo 3 trailer shows PlayStation 3 port in action

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2013 1:30pm PDT

If the screenshots for Diablo 3 on PlayStation 3 weren't enough to sate your curiosity about how well the traditional PC franchise would transition to console, then you'll want to check out the new trailer showing actual gameplay and the all-new user interface in action.


Diablo 3's next update to focus on co-op

By Steve Watts, Mar 08, 2013 11:30am PST

Diablo 3's senior technical game designer explains the focus of the upcoming 1.0.8 update, and how it aims to make co-op a more efficient way to play without going too far and making it feel required.


Diablo 3 item drops to be tweaked

By John Keefer, Mar 05, 2013 2:34pm PST

There is nothing more frustrating then getting a Legendary item to drop after a boss fight in Diablo 3, only to find that it is not as good as a Rare you have, or worse yet, a duplicate Legendary drop. Blizzard is looking at ways to fix that problem, as well as how to maximi...


Diablo 3 won't support PC-PlayStation play

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST

You had surely already guessed this, being a sensible person with even a smidgen of awareness of how the video games industry works, but now it's confirmed: the PS3 and PS4 editions of Diablo III will not have cross-platform play with the PC original. It won't support a keyb...