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Diablo: Immortal Reveal Taught Blizzard a Lot of Lessons

The response from fans when Diablo: Immortal was revealed at BlizzCon 2018 was chilly, to say the least. The company’s response to widespread backlash from the community didn’t help things much either. But Blizzard Entertainment president J. Allen Brack said that the company learned a lot from the incident.

In an interview with IGN, Brack admits that mistakes were made, and that the company learned a huge number of lessons.

“I think that one of the things that we failed to do was to...

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Blizzard CEO J. Allen Brack talks Diablo in Interview

In a new interview, the Blizzard CEO J. Allen Brack discusses numerous Blizzard topics and touches on what’s in store for the Diablo franchise.

J. Allen Brack is now at the helm at Blizzard and his first BlizzCon last year didn’t exactly go to plan with the announcement of Diablo Immortal for mobiles. As well as touching on what’s in store for the company under his guidance, he also talks more about Diablo with Forbes.

Here are a few snips from the lengthy article specific to Diablo. On...

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Happy Seventh Birthday Diablo 3

It was seven years ago today that Diablo 3 was finally released and what a wild ride that day was for fans who had been waiting so long for the return of the franchise.

The Diablo 3 launch was, to put it mildly, a bit of a disaster with account hacking issues,  error 37 issues, and the new RMAH to name a few of the problems. It was not going to be an easy ride for Blizzard because it soon became apparent there were all kinds of game design problems that could not be easily fixed. The RMAH...

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Diablo 3 Patch 2.6.5 Now Live

Ahead of Season 17, the Diablo 3 patch 2.6.5 has now gone live in the US. Read on for all the notes in case you’ve not been following the PTR.

This update brings the new Torment difficulties, quality of life improvements including search in the stash, Death’s Breath dropping in Hpordric Caches and more, a new potion, and more. Here’s everything in detail along with the developer notes.

Season 17 will kick off on 17 May so now’s the time to get used to the changes before that...

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Diablo 3 Season 17 Begins on May 17

Blizzard announced that Diablo 3 Season 17: The Season of Nightmares will officially begin on May 17 at the same time patch 2.6.5 goes into effect. The new season will bring new legendary items, additional Torment levels, and a variety of quality of life changes to the game.

The newest season introduces a buff that gives each Seasonal player a set bonus provided by Legacy of Nightmares. In short, all players will have benefits from the “no Set” set, while Ancient Legendary items will...

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BlizzCon 2019 Tickets on Sale Early May

Now I know many of you would rather forget Blizzcon 2018, it was a disaster for the Diablo franchise. Hopefully by now, you will all have purchased a phone. Blizzard has today revealed the release dates for the BlizzCon 2019 tickets.

BlizzCon 2019 takes place 1-2 November and tickets are going on sale on 4 May and 9 May. There will be the usual mad dash for tickets but whether Diablo players are excited by the prospect of another poor showing for the franchise remains to be seen.

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Patch 2.6.5 PTR Update Notes

Prior to Season 17, Blizzard is busy testing out the Diablo 3 Patch 2.6.5 on the PTR. The latest round of notes have been released which includes buffs, nerfs and fixes.

General

Torment 14, 15, and 16 have been added to the gameAdjustments have been made to enemy Health and Damage in Torment 14, 15, and 16 to better match up to Greater Rift 65, 70, and 75 respectivelyRewards for Infernal Machines, Organs, and Greater Rift Keys have been improvedPortals left behind by Treasure Goblins may...

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Diablo Animated Netflix Series May Be On The Way

Diablo, The Lord of Terror, may find a whole new set of fans to corrupt as rumors begin to surface about a possible animated series coming to Netflix.

Spieltimes reported that Blizzard Entertainment registered a “goods and service” trademark related to “downloadable films and movies featuring narratives based on a video game and provided via a video-on-demand service” on March 8.

The rumor is also supported by a now deleted tweet written by Hellboy screenwriter Andrew Cosby last year...

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Warcraft: Orcs & Humans and Warcraft II Battle.net Edition Now Available on GOG

Hot on the heels of the re-release of Diablo 1, GOG is back with some more classic Blizzard game action. Gamers can now pick up Warcraft: Orcs & Humans and the Warcraft II Battle.net Edition.

The updated Warcraft: Orcs & Humans has been fully optimised for modern systems and Warcraft II, like the Diablo 1 release, comes in two versions. It will come with a version that supports high-resolution displays and multiplayer via LAN connections and a classic version that includes the original SVGA...

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Diablo 1 Has Been Released on GOG With New High-Resolution Support

Are you one of those gamers who has either lost your copy of the original Diablo or not even played it? There’s some good news today as the original Diablo has now been made available on GOG.

Diablo 1 is an absolute classic, it’s why most of us love the franchise. It was an amazing game when it was released and set up the excellent sequel. From today,  Diablo 1 is available on GOG for the price of £7.89 ($9.99) and once again proves that GOG is an excellent service for those of us who...

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Diablo Immortal development almost completed according to NetEase

According to the latest NetEase financial call the development of the mobile Diablo, Diablo Immortal, is almost ready for phones everywhere. Have you got a phone?

Despite the fact the new mobile game has apparently almost been completed, don’t fire up your devices just yet because according to Netease there is still no release date for the game. During their latest financial call they were specifically asked about a release date and responded:

Diablo Immortal, we are the co-developer on that...

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Diablo 3 Season 16 Extended

Due to its popularity according to Blizzard, Season 16 has been given a time extension until May. They are also now working on plans for Season 17.

Season 16 has proved to be our most popular Themed Season yet, and we’re glad to hear so many of you are enjoying experimenting with the Ring of Royal Grandeur buff. We’ve seen some really cool and unique builds come out of community theorycrafting and seeing them play out in practice has been exciting! We have plans for Season 17, but they...

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DiabloFans Says Farewell

DiabloFans Says Farewell

It is with great sadness that I must announce the closure of DiabloFans. Our site has been a pillar of the Diablo community for many years, but due to the fading interest in current Diablo products and business realities for Curse, it is time for DiabloFans to say farewell.

 

On March 21st, DiabloFans will be transitioned into Archive Mode. Users will still be able to view content on the site while it is archived, but will be unable to create or edit any existing...

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Challenge Rift - Week 87

Challenge Rift - Week 87

Challenge Rift Week 87 is live! This week the Challenge Rift features three different Barbarian builds! If you are curious how Challenge Rift builds are chosen each week, you can view this official blog post!

 

 

 

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Mass layoffs hit Blizzard

Layoff rumours have been growing over the past week and today Activision Blizzard pulled the trigger and around 8% of the workforce across Activision, Blizzard, and King. This amounts to around 800 people. It’s not great news for Blizzard staff, especially those not working directly in game development.

Despite higher earnings over the same period last year, Activision Blizzard has a lower than expected forecast for the first quarter of 2019.

“While our financial results for 2018 were...

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Challenge Rift - Week 86

Challenge Rift - Week 86

Challenge Rift Week 86 is live! This week the Challenge Rift features three different Necromancer builds! If you are curious how Challenge Rift builds are chosen each week, you can view this official blog post!

 

 

 

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Book Of Adria: A Diablo Beastiary Now Available

Book Of Adria: A Diablo Beastiary Now Available

 

 

Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment (Official Post)

 

 

“This book must never be returned to the Coven. They are not worthy of its secrets.”

 

Witch. Heretic. Traitor. These are among the words used to describe the woman known as Adria, a simple vendor of magical goods who would go on to become one of the vilest monsters to defile Sanctuary.

 

Villains do not rise overnight, however, and the power Adria sought was the...

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Challenge Rift - Week 85

Challenge Rift - Week 85

Challenge Rift Week 85 is live! This week the Challenge Rift features three different Demon Hunter builds! If you are curious how Challenge Rift builds are chosen each week, you can view this official blog post!

 

 

 

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Share Your Tips For #Newphalem

Share Your Tips For #Newphalem

 

Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment (Official Post)

 

 

With the arrival of Diablo III on Nintendo Switch, tons of new players have joined the fight for Sanctuary—and with new players come familiar questions about the game.

 

Thankfully, our community of PC and console players has game knowledge in spades! To help these groups connect, we’re creating an ongoing blog compiling helpful information, as well as a handful of helpful posts on...

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Challenge Rift - Week 84

Challenge Rift - Week 84

Challenge Rift Week 84 is live! This week the Challenge Rift features three Legacy of Nightmare builds for the Crusader! If you are curious how Challenge Rift builds are chosen each week, you can view this official blog post!

 

 

 

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