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Diablo 3 tweaking Inferno, crafting, Legendary items

By Alice O'Connor, May 29, 2012 6:00am PDT

Having poked idly at Diablo III's balance with a stick in hotfixes, Blizzard has started revealing its plans for future balance updates. In the near future, expect changes to damage spikes in Inferno difficulty, crafting, Legendary items, and more.


"I knew this game would be a shitstorm of confusion for the first six months, with whiny players ..."

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Diablo 3 patch coming next week

By John Keefer, May 25, 2012 8:15am PDT

Blizzard continues to try to address fan backlash from the troublesome Diablo III launch, announcing a new patch coming next week to fix more issues in the game.


"I'm half expecting this to be aimed squarely at the BDF because his review and other comments ..."

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Diablo 3 hotfixes finally detailed

By John Keefer, May 24, 2012 9:30am PDT

Fans have been complaining about unannounced Diablo III fixes for the last few days. Now, you can consider those fixes announced.


"hey I still have some FG, should use it for D3 stuff if they are still using it"

- JohnathanDoe see all 56 comments

Dragon's Dogma review

By Matt Cabral, May 24, 2012 8:00am PDT

Dragon's Dogma borrows a bit of Skyrim, a bit of Kingdoms of Amalur, and throws in a cool party-building system to create a intriguing action RPG.


"I just came to a realisation that if this system had been paired with diablo 3's story/theme, it ..."

- Ksey17 see all 24 comments

Diablo 3 review

By John Keefer, May 24, 2012 7:00am PDT

Diablo III doesn't mess with a good thing, and while the launch was less the ideal, the game proves that good things come to those forced to wait.


"Preeeetty sure they were talking about beating Inferno. Also, the sole reason most people go ..."

- ManiacalMoose see all 79 comments

Diablo 3 Diary: 10 tips to prepare for Nightmare

By John Keefer, May 21, 2012 11:30am PDT

The normal Diablo III experience is now a memory. How should you prepare for Nightmare? The monk offers 10 tips for making the experience just a bit easier.


"And you're writing as if playing slowly trough the content is somehow improving your game ..."

- Curike see all 93 comments

Diablo 3 diary: Monk reflections in the desert

By John Keefer, May 18, 2012 10:00am PDT

As a monk is wont to do, I reflect on my travels in Diablo III to this point in Act II. Warning: Spoilers may be included, so read on at your own risk.


"Yeah, some of the elite individual and Elite group fights are worse than the actual boss fights ..."

- Keefinator see all 14 comments

Diablo 3 diary: The 'unlucky 13 hours in' edition

By John Keefer, May 17, 2012 8:15am PDT

At level 19, my monk Darkartiste has been punishing evil in Diablo III for 13 hours now. It's at that unlucky hour mark that all his training flies out the window during Act II.


"I've only done the game in two sittings. And the second of those ran around the plains (or what ..."

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Diablo 3 diary: The monk hits level 10, starts crafting

By John Keefer, May 16, 2012 9:00am PDT

In the second installment of my Diablo 3 diary, my monk Darkartiste has hit level 10 and opens up the ability to being crafting armor and weapons.


"Just hit level 9 and killed the Skeleton King with my Witch Doctor. Haven't died once. I've been ..."

- frdranger see all 10 comments

Diablo 3 diary: The first two hours with the monk

By John Keefer, May 15, 2012 9:15am PDT

My monk Darkartiste is descending into the depths on hell to save New Tristram and its inhabitants from the demonic hordes. Join him as he channels his inner kung-fu in his Diablo III diaries.


"Ehm, no...it's not. I think you are trying to find bad excuses to not buy it? ;)"

- GFB see all 167 comments

Final class skill videos unveiled for Diablo 3

By John Keefer, May 04, 2012 9:30am PDT

Blizzard releases the fourth and final set of Diablo 3 class skill videos, showing off the killing power of the five classes.


Diablo 3 auction houses, global play detailed

By John Keefer, May 01, 2012 2:15pm PDT

Blizzard unveils details for its Diablo 3 auction houses. Yes, two types: One for in-game currency and the other for real world money.


"Heh, so you think one server can hold 1000 players in a game like this? The numbers might be ..."

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Diablo 3 Wizard class video revealed

By John Keefer, May 01, 2012 9:00am PDT

The last of the character class videos for Diablo 3 has been revealed. The Wizard kicks some demon butt.


"I like how the male wizard sounds like an arrogant dickhead. "

- sleepytea see all 9 comments

Part of the Book of Cain unveiled at Diablo 3 site

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

As for fans interact with the Diablo 3 reveal site, more content is unlocked. Today, a portion of Deckard Cain's journal is revealed.


"I bought the book at GDC. If you enjoy Diablo lore and art then you'll like the book. "

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Ni no Kuni delayed until Q1 2013

By John Keefer, Apr 12, 2012 11:00am PDT

Namco Bandai unveils a new trailer for its upcoming PS3 exclusive RPG Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Unfortunately, the release date has slipped.


"So happy to see this kind of style in a modern game. Looks so awesome. "

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