Diablo Series News


Diablo 3 exploit creates invincible wizards

By Steve Watts, Jul 23, 2012 11:00am PDT

A new exploit found in Diablo 3 allows wizards to become invulnerable, at the cost of a few effects that are rendered useless.


"I did not have the earlier hoaxes / exploits in mind when I posted, just the reaction I was ..."

- MamiyaOtaru see all 61 comments

Blizzard acknowledges Diablo 3 struggles, promises improvements

By Steve Watts, Jul 19, 2012 10:15am PDT

In a lengthy letter, Blizzard's Mike Morhaime acknowledges some criticism of Diablo 3, explains plans for the future, and defends the company's decision to use an always-online requirement.


"Because D2 had years of patches and an expansion, where the expansion added really good items. ..."

- StealthHawk see all 63 comments

Diablo 3 gold finally available on real-money auction house

By John Keefer, Jul 13, 2012 10:30am PDT

Blizzard said that the gold commodity would be available on the real-money auction house soon. Turns out soon meant this week.


"Wow, I was under the impression gold was already sell-able through the RMAH. I guess that was a ..."

- Saldrin see all 6 comments

Diablo 3 real-money auction house gets commodities

By John Keefer, Jul 11, 2012 9:30am PDT

The new 1.0.3b patch for Diablo III adds new commodities to the real-money auction house.


"I worded my post really badly. I meant to say why did they bother making an RMAH at all, because ..."

- TheNiXXeD see all 30 comments

Editorial: Diablo 3's poorly planned end-game plays to addiction, not fun

By John Keefer, Jul 05, 2012 9:00am PDT

Blizzard is finally coming out and admitting something that Diablo III players realized some time ago: The end-game is "not long-term sustainable." It didn't have to be that way.


"I agree there. Problem is all these wow annual pass freebie peeps think its supposed to be an ..."

- drac01 see all 373 comments

Blizzard denies rumors of Diablo 3 Linux bans

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2012 9:00am PDT

Some Linux users have been banned from Diablo 3 and claim they did nothing wrong, but Blizzard says that it has done extensive cheating to make sure only cheaters are slapped with bans.


"I'm sure they'll still be able to play the single player game they purchased though, right? ..."

- Malaria-KS see all 16 comments

Drop rate of high-end Diablo 3 items increased

By John Keefer, Jun 29, 2012 8:00am PDT

The recent 1.0.3a patch for Diablo III has lifted the unintentional restrictions placed on purchases of the digital version of the game.


"Me too. I play almost exclusively Hardcore mode, so it's almost like a different game than what ..."

- Dr_Tran see all 130 comments

Blizzard clarifies stance on Diablo 3 digital purchases

By John Keefer, Jun 21, 2012 8:15pm PDT

Earlier today, Blizzard posted in its forums that players making a digital purchase of Diablo III would only open up the Starter Edition version of the game for the first 72 hours. No reason was given so we contacted Blizzard to find out why. Late this evening, they issued a...


"Alot of this is principle based. I can't imagine going to buy some clothes and having to fill ..."

- Ducky_dky see all 27 comments

Diablo 3 digital purchase comes with 72-hour waiting period

By Steve Watts, Jun 21, 2012 11:30am PDT

Buying a new digital copy of Diablo 3 will now net you the "Starter Edition" for the first 72 hours, which restricts you to level 13 and ropes off features like the Auction Houses and Global Play.


"Judging by game sales this time. I know this is anecdotal and I don't expect I speak for the ..."

- AhmNee see all 50 comments

Blizzard forced to offer Diablo 3 refunds in S. Korea

By John Keefer, Jun 21, 2012 7:30am PDT

Troubles with Diablo III in South Korea have forced Blizzard to go against policy and offer refunds to dissatisfied gamers after prodding from the Korean government.


"You have no clue. Runewords were added by the expansion, which was a paid-for addon."

- Curike see all 150 comments

Duo complete world-first hardcore Diablo 3 Inferno run

By John Keefer, Jun 20, 2012 10:00am PDT

A Barbarian and a Wizard combined for four complete runs through Diablo III without dying to earn the world first complete hardcore Inferno run.


"actually I'm pretty sure both Krippi and Kripp played Hardcore ladder on Diablo 2, "back in the ..."

- Izakhar see all 34 comments

Diablo 3 updates with large 1.0.3 patch

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Diablo 3 patch 1.0.3 has launched, packing a slew of class balance changes, monster damage adjustments, and a large crafting cost reduction.


"I noticed a massive reduction of playability. Something with the graphics changed and now the ..."

- Oninusar see all 21 comments

Diablo 3 diary: Auction house frustrations

By John Keefer, Jun 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT

A bidding feature in the Diablo III auction house allows players to place bids and walk away. And while I understand it, it's frustrating as hell.


"This is how eBay works, too. It's a very good idea for online auctions to prevent people with ..."

- danielbrauer see all 29 comments

Blizzard limits creation of Diablo 3 games

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2012 7:00am PDT

While everyone was having fun testing out the new real-money auction house in Diablo III, Blizzard has added a limit to the number of games players can create within a certain time frame.


"Want to "eliminate strain on servers?" Make it so people who just want to play a single player ..."

- egmccann see all 57 comments

Shack PSA: Diablo 3 real money auction house live

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 12, 2012 3:05pm PDT

Diablo 3's real-money auction house is now live for players in the Americas. The long-awaited system will allow Diablo fanatics to buy, sell, and trade rare loot from the game with real US dollars.


""Part of it"? Haven't they said many many times in the past that an authenticator is required ..."

- mindmann see all 43 comments