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Daily Filter: October 26, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Oct 26, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom

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StarCraft 2 BlizzCon 2010 Interview: Lead Producer Chris Sigaty

By Brian Leahy, Oct 25, 2010 4:30pm PDT

At BlizzCon 2010, I sat down with StarCraft II lead producer Chris Sigaty to talk about Heart of the Swarm, custom maps, cross-region play,...

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"But I see the L4D concept as a parody though. I feel that something that doesn't get mentioned ..."

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Diablo 3 Demon Hunter Hands-on Preview

By Brian Leahy, Oct 25, 2010 12:40pm PDT

The fifth and final Diablo III character class was revealed at BlizzCon 2010 and is the Demon Hunter. I got a chance to play through an early part...

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"If you wait until this game is somewhere near close to launch you'll be able to get a very ..."

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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Will be Sold Digitally with Pre-Loading

By Brian Leahy, Oct 23, 2010 12:00pm PDT

For the first time in World of Warcraft's history, an expansion will be sold digitally day-and-date with the retail release with the December 7...

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"I wish fucking consoles would jump on this bandwagon. they are my only source of physical ..."

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StarCraft 2 BlizzCon Custom Maps Preview

By Brian Leahy, Oct 23, 2010 11:00am PDT

As Alice reported earlier, Blizzard has announced four in-house custom maps for StarCraft II at BlizzCon 2010. They are Blizzard DOTA, Starjeweled,...

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"Hmm, Blizzard All-Stars map in Starcraft 2 would be cool. bunch of units from diablo, starcraft ..."

- kyl31212 see all 4 comments

Diablo 3 PvP Arena Hands-on Preview

By Brian Leahy, Oct 23, 2010 10:00am PDT

At BlizzCon 2010, Blizzard announced that at least part of the player-versus-player experience in Diablo III will take place in a team arena. I got...

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"Hey awesome stuff i can not wait for this games release! I too am a Diablo3/video game blogger ..."

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StarCraft 2 DotA, Left 4 Dead, Bejeweled and Iron Chef Custom Map Homages Unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 1:59pm PDT

The new StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty custom maps on show at BlizzCon that clearly reference Left 4 Dead, Bejeweled, DotA and television show Iron...

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"You bring up a good point, the list of viewable custom maps in SC2 really needs some attention. ..."

- Raspyn see all 6 comments

Diablo 3 PvP Arena Battles Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 1:26pm PDT

As well as revealing at BlizzCon that Diablo 3's fifth and final class is the Demon Hunter, Blizzard has announced that the action-RPG sequel will...

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"I would guess a definitive no, based on where PC games has headed lately."

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Diablo 3's Final Class Revealed: Demon Hunter

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 12:58pm PDT

The fifth and final Diablo 3 class has

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"I'm actually not sure why people are so surprised by this. I associate this terrible ..."

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New StarCraft 2 Custom Maps on Show at BlizzCon, Referencing Left 4 Dead and DotA

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 10:40am PDT

Four new Blizzard-made StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty custom maps are on show at BlizzCon 2010. The new maps drop references to video game and pop...

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Headed to Blizzcon? Here's What the Buttons and Other NVIDIA Contests Are About

By Garnett Lee, Oct 22, 2010 8:40am PDT

As they often do at trade shows, NVIDIA plans contests at Blizzcon that will have attendees looking for each other and clues for a chance to win...

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"Haha, sounds like a great contests ideas. And hell yes! Go Brian!"

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3DMark 11 'High Temple' Benchmark Test Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 21, 2010 8:00am PDT

Futuremark has revealed another of the high-tech tests in its PC benchmarking suite 3DM

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"Get people to stop playing facebook games, and maybe we will think about putting out another ..."

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BlizzCon 2010 StarCraft 2 Invitational Tournament Players Revealed

By Brian Leahy, Oct 19, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Blizzard has announced the 16 players that will be competing in the BlizzCon 2010 StarCraft II Invitational Tournament, which will take place at...

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"Huk is cool but he's nowhere near as good as Idra and neither is Select. They will most likely ..."

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BlizzCon 2010 Concert: Tenacious D with New Songs

By Brian Leahy, Oct 11, 2010 12:20pm PDT

The closing concert at BlizzCon 2010 will be headlined by Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass), which will take the stage at the end of the...

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"I wouldn't go as far as calling myself a fan, but I've enjoyed some of their work. The musical ..."

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BlizzCon 2010 Event Schedule Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 06, 2010 5:40am PDT

A trio of Diablo 3 developer panels, talks on Blizzard's much-celebrated cinematics and assorted tournaments are amongst the festivities featured...

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".... and fagotry ensues.; Sorry Pa, cant do nuffin bout all these homos, guess they just like ..."

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