Diablo 3 trailer shows PlayStation 3 port in action

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.

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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.

Aside from a rotary selection screen and tweaks to the way the UI is displayed during gameplay, the game still appears to be as loot crazy and frenetic as the PC version. The console version will offer four-player co-op and contain all of the updates added since it launched in May.

Additionally, The PA Report talked to lead designer Joshua Mosqueira about changes being made to the PS3 version of the game. Crucially, you'll be able to play offline, a feature missing from the PC version of the game. As a consequence, the real money auction house will be removed from the game. "There were some technical reasons we had to go with offline, but again once you have an offline experience, even if we wanted to bring in the auction house, it just becomes problematic. How do you validate? How do you make sure there is no duping or any of that stuff?"

With auction house removed from the game, it seems more likely that Diablo may end up on other consoles. "We're not necessarily a Sony exclusive," Mosqueira told the site.

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    March 22, 2013 1:30 PM

    John Keefer posted a new article, Diablo 3 trailer shows PlayStation 3 port in action.

    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.

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      March 22, 2013 1:50 PM

      Offline play and no auction house? Oh PS3, you got it made.

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        March 22, 2013 1:59 PM

        I know right. Can't believe this bs. Blizzard is so love/hate for me right now :(

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        March 22, 2013 6:13 PM

        PS3 gaming better than PC gaming, confirmed.

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      March 22, 2013 1:58 PM

      that camera angle on act 2 boss is pretty cool. Console version has a dodge button too.

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      March 22, 2013 2:07 PM

      I may actually play Diablo III now... :D

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      March 22, 2013 2:08 PM

      I see they are throwing in that excuse again that because there is offline play you can't have the auction. Sigh. You know what the solution to that is? Don't let offline character have access to any online features, which includes the auction house.

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      March 22, 2013 2:13 PM

      youtube link: http://youtu.be/LWx-Cdnbox0

      Sorry shacknews but your video player blows =\

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      March 22, 2013 6:05 PM

      the game is still short, the story is still horrible, the games still linear as hell. Game sucks to the CORE

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        March 24, 2013 4:09 AM

        Aye, long time D1/D2 Player and I haven't played it since early June 2012. Just isn't fun.