Diablo Series News


Diablo 3 coming to PS3, PS4 with four-player co-op

By John Keefer, Feb 20, 2013 5:15pm PST

Chris Metzen of Blizzard Entertainment was a surprise guest on the PlayStation 4 stage tonight, revealing a strategic partnership with Sony to bring Diablo 3 to the The PS3 and the new next-gen console.


"What else is there? Torchlight 2? It might be fun, but it came out right at the height of my ..."

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Diablo 3 1.0.7 to stop faked hack reports to get Hardcore characters back

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 12, 2013 9:30am PST

The risk of permadeath is what makes Diablo III's Hardcore mode so thrilling, even knowing one single lag spike or server hiccup could spell your doom. Some babies, however, have been big babies and refused to accept this, rolling back their baby account to recover their bab...


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Diablo 3 director steps down, moving on to next Blizzard project

By John Keefer, Jan 17, 2013 2:00pm PST

It's been seven years of Hell for Diablo 3 Game Director Jay Wilson, and he has had enough. The designer has decided to step down from the position at Blizzard and move on to another project within the company.


"The problem with D3 is that they tried to infuse to much story into it . Which isn't a bad ..."

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Diablo 3 duelling detailed in patch 1.0.7 overview

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 14, 2013 10:00am PST

That Becky Jenkins thinks she's so good at Diablo III, swanning about in her "vintage" set of Tal Rasha's Wrappings like she owns New Tristram. Oh, you'll show her. You'll show her good. Once Blizzard lets you. Though the action-RPG's PvP team deathmatch arenas are delayed i...


Blizzard: Diablo 3 PvP 'falling short of expectations'

By John Keefer, Dec 27, 2012 11:10am PST

Only two months before the release of Diablo 3 in May, Blizzard unceremoniously cut the planned PvP Arena system from the game, promising a patch at some later date. Nine months later, it appears the Team Deathmatch planned is no closer to release.


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Diablo 3 to add in-game cheater reporting

By Steve Watts, Dec 19, 2012 9:30am PST

Blizzard plans to make cheating in Diablo 3 easier to report, with an in-game client reporting tool coming in a future update.


"Should've been there from the start, but I guess its better late than never ; )"

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Diablo 3 'up and running' on console but still not officially happening

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 11, 2012 8:15am PST

Blizzard has spoken many times over the years about a console edition of Diablo 3 and publicly hired for such a project, but never confirmed it as an actual game we'll get to play one day. It does indeed have the action-RPG running on console now, it's confirmed, but even no...


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Diablo 3 issues fresh bans for hacks

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 09, 2012 9:35am PST

Ne'er-do-wells, beware! Blizzard is still casting a watchful eye over Diablo 3 and has issue issued further rounds of bans for naughty hackers and cheats. Along with the usual bots and whatnot, naughtiness punished includes a hack which zoomed the game out further to attack ...


"anyone about to be banned, plz give me all the legendaries/set pieces :( "

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Diablo 3 expansion planned, as game sells over 10 million

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 07, 2012 2:30pm PST

Diablo 3 is "the top-selling game overall" based on digital and retail sales in North America and Europe, Activision has proudly proclaimed.


"there are still many objective elements of art, in all forms. Yes, personal taste ("stomach ..."

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Diablo 3 'Monster Power' fix cools down Inferno

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2012 3:30pm PDT

When Blizzard introduced the Monster Power setting to Diablo III last week in patch 1.0.5, it was hoping to make things a little more difficult for flashy heroes decked out in the finest gear seeking a challenge. Thanks to a bug, that went a little too far, and now Blizzard'...


"No hate for Fire Chains? It's probably as bad as Arcane with other affixes like Jailer, ..."

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Diablo 3 patch 1.0.5 adds Infernal Machine, monster power update

By John Keefer, Oct 16, 2012 10:35am PDT

Diablo 3 patch 1.0.5 is out today, featuring a huge number of changes and additions, including Infernal Machine and Monster Power.


"I've pumped too much money into WoW (RIP) to ever do it again... still looking forward to a ..."

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Diablo 3 tests doubling Legendary drop rates

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 28, 2012 6:45am PDT

Blizzard recently revamped Legendary items in Diablo 3, but that doesn't do too much good if they're still super-hard to find. So, as part of the ongoing public beta testing of patch 1.0.5, Blizzard is now experimenting with doubling the drop rates of Legendary and Set items...


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Diablo 3 1.0.5 patch notes up for public test realm

By John Keefer, Sep 21, 2012 3:30pm PDT

We knew some of the changes planned for the upcoming 1.0.5 patch for Diablo 3, including modifications to crowd control and a new Infernal Machine event, but Blizzard has now unveiled the full list of proposed changes now on the public test realm.


"The last time patch notes were released, the patch was live the following maintenance day"

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Voice actors share Diablo 3 stories

By John Keefer, Sep 13, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Blizzard gives us a glimpse behind the scenes of Diablo 3 by chatting with the voice actors who portrayed Tyrael, Azmodan and Covetous Shen. And yes, James Hong played Covetous.


"Did the guy who voiced the Templar play the engineer on Enterprise? If not - it sounds just ..."

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Diablo 3 patch 1.0.5 to add Infernal Machine

By John Keefer, Sep 13, 2012 10:45am PDT

The new 1.0.5 patch for Diablo 3 is still a few weeks away, but Blizzard is already offering a sneak peek at some of the incoming changes including a few features that will bring back memories of Diablo 2.


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