PC / Action RPG / Release: Nov 30, 1996 / ESRB: M

Win a copy of Stay Awhile and Listen; Give us your Butcher stories

By John Keefer, Nov 02, 2012 9:00am PDT

Win a copy of David Craddock's book, Stay Awhile and Listen. Just give us your best stories about your encounters with the Butcher in the original Diablo for our Tales of Fresh Meat contest. Check out the rules to participate.


Author: Blizzard prototyped Diablo in space

By John Keefer, Oct 22, 2012 9:00am PDT

Only one more week until Shacknews posts a full chapter from Stay Awhile and Listen, David Craddock's upcoming book on Blizzard Entertainment. And to make the tease even more enticing, today's story from Craddock talks about a Diablo clone set in space.


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 toyed with 'always online' idea for Warcraft 3

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

It's Monday, and that means more stories from David Craddock's upcoming book, Stay Awhile and Listen, a behind the scenes look at Blizzard Entertainment. Today's revelations deal with the creation of the Blizzard cinematics group and the autonomy that group enjoys from the r...


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.


From Tristram to Torchlight: An Interview with Composer Matt Uelmen

By Nick Breckon, Oct 23, 2009 1:03pm PDT

There's something magical about that aggressive opening chord of Diablo. It's probably fair to say that no sound was more burned into the minds of late-90s PC gamers than those first few gothic guitar strums. That music is evocative of late-nig


New Diablo Game All But Confirmed Via Blizzard WWI

By Nick Breckon, Jun 28, 2008 1:06am PDT

A new Diablo game announcement is almost certainly forthcoming based on a prominent notebook being handed out at Blizzard's World Wide Invitational...


"Turns out it wasnt diablo 3. It's a new rock and roll racing."

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