Diablo 2

PC / Action RPG / Release: Jun 29, 2000 / ESRB: M

Author: Diablo hacking fix a priority of sequel

By John Keefer, Oct 15, 2012 9:00am PDT

We are getting ever closer to the October 29 release of the full chapter of Stay Awhile and Listen, David Craddock's upcoming book on Blizzard Entertainment. But, as with every Monday, we bring you a few more tidbits and recollections from Craddock about his research. Today'...


Author: Blizzard wanted a Diablo for handhelds

By John Keefer, Oct 08, 2012 9:00am PDT

The Stay Awhile and Listen series continues with author David Craddock as we lead up to the October 29 reveal of a chapter from his upcoming book. Today's stories revolve around a possible second expansion for Diablo 2 and a Diablo game for handhelds.


Author details Diablo ideas that never made it into the games

By John Keefer, Sep 24, 2012 10:00am PDT

Three episodes of the Stay Awhile and Listen stories from author David Craddock are in the books, and today's new installment, we find out about several ideas for Diablo and Diablo II that never made it into the games.


Author: Diablo 2 Hardcore mode almost made it into first game

By John Keefer, Sep 03, 2012 10:30am PDT

Author David Craddock has been working on a book about Blizzard Entertainment since mid-2008. Entitled Stay Awhile and Listen, the unauthorized book talks to nearly 80 former employees, including those who used to work at Blizzard, Condor (later Blizzard North), and Silicon ...


Blizzard servers hacked, some personal info compromised

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 09, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Perhaps it's been too long since you've reset your password in a mad attempt to secure your privacy? Blizzard has announced that they have discovered "unauthorized and illegal access into our internal network."


BlizzCon 2011 tickets on sale May 21 and 25

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 13, 2011 6:00am PDT

The $175 tickets for Diablo and Warcraft developer Blizzard's next fan convention will go on sale in two batches on May 21 and 25.


Blizzard documentary celebrates 20-year history

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 08, 2011 11:15am PST

As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, Blizzard has released a 48-minute documentary exploring the company's history.


Diablo 2 Patch 1.13c Released

By Chris Faylor, Mar 23, 2010 2:25pm PDT

Continuing to support the acclaimed action-RPG after nearly a decade, Blizzard today released the long-awaited 1.13c update for Diablo 2 (PC) and...


"What's the best single-player (offline) patch in regards to enjoyment, balance, etc? I've been ..."

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Diablo 3 Screenshots Show Female Witch Doctor, Diablo 2 Patch 1.13 Due Today

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 23, 2010 5:51am PDT

Blizzard today continues its sex-based Diablo III media blasts with new screenshots and artwork showing off the PC action RPG's previously-revealed...


"Point and click, kill, click loot. Where has the innovation gone? I missed it."

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New Diablo 2 Patch Enters Testing, Brings Respecs

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 11, 2009 9:50am PST

Diablo 2 fans who answered Blizzard's solicitation for feature requests can now see if their ideas made the cut, as the resulting patch 1.13 has...


"If Blizzard still patches D2, why not just make a quick, new expansion? making one or two new ..."

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Shack PSA: Bargain Blizzard Battle Chests

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 07, 2009 9:45am PDT

There's now even less of an excuse for not owning Diablo 2, StarCraft or Warcraft III as Amazon is today offering 50% off the Battle Chest editions...


"I never owned Warcraft 3 and considering how much I play WoW I figure I owe it to myself to buy ..."

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Blizzard Plans Diablo 2 Patch, Solicits Requests

By Nick Breckon, Mar 04, 2009 3:57pm PST

Not happy with working on just one Diablo game, the ever-updating folks at Blizzard are looking to fashion a Diablo II 1.13 patch--and they need...


"Since cheating is so rampant, I'd like to see them possibly revamp singleplayer. SP largely ..."

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Nielsen's Most Played PC Games of 2008

By Chris Faylor, Jan 02, 2009 9:16am PST

Along with its list of the most-played consoles in 2008, research group The Nielsen Company has provided its list of the past year's most popular...


"Man, if I was a part of this I'd get myself and my friends to spend all week playing System ..."

- PlayfulPuppy see all 110 comments

Blizzard Bans 350,000 Cheaters from Battle.net

By Blake Ellison, Nov 11, 2008 8:00pm PST

Blizzard may be one of the luckiest game companies in the industry, considering its ten-year-old game StarCraft is still in the sales charts. But...


"I noticed! I just logged onto D2 this morning, to get my necro fix, and I was like, where the ..."

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Weekly PC Sales: Diablo Battle Chest Hangs On, Topped by Spore Creatures and Nancy Drew

By Chris Faylor, Jul 22, 2008 7:56am PDT

Sales-tracking firm NPD Group today issued its list of the ten best-selling pieces of PC software in the United States across the week of July 6 to...


"I'm amazed that WoW seems to be perpetually on the charts. 1) Hasn't even the most casual of ..."

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