Blizzard has announced Patch 1.0.4. One great bit of news about Patch 1.0.4 has been posted up on battle.net recently, which introduces the Paragon levelling system.
Effectively the Paragon system rewards people who continue to play a lot at max level, rather than people who play every so often and might get a lucky reward. The grind is the whole point of Diablo 3, if you don't like it then...
Blizzard have announced that Diablo 3 can now be played using their starter edition. Starter editions have become more and more popular for large game companies, they get gamers involved without having to pay any money and then prove how great their games are. If all games were free to play it would require developers to make their games amazing to bring in gamers and then charge for extras on a...
One of the great things about gaming in 2012 is the inclusion of some great data for players online. If you are at work or unable to play games you can still check out some of friends and your own stats online. Great news for Diablo 3 players, you can now access these stats online using the hero profiles.
In the hero profiles you can view some of the following information:
It's all over!
No more extreme Wizardy in Diablo 3, the wizard is getting nerfed heavily, as it should be. The quote from Blizzard was that it is regarding the invulnerability as a sort of hack and glitch, it should not be there and it should be used to play the game.
So it is getting fixed heavily check out below what Blizzard had to say on the forums.
We are currently rolling out a...
Blizzards Mike Morhaime has taken to the forums to send a message to the fans of Diablo 3. Some of you may have noticed the angle that was taken by the post. It was focused on fixing the wrongs but in a positive light. Effectively admitting blame in a round about way.
Check out some of the quotes from the forum posts below.
However, the launch had many challenges as well. It has always...
Blizzard have become more and more protective over their latest game, Diablo 3. They have been plagued with various issues, disconnects and glitch/bug abuse. Bots have been duping items and playing for extended periods of time. So Blizzard have decided to bring back their Game Limits.
For the post on the forums then check out this link: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/forum/topic/6079782166.
The Diablo 3 patch was released a little while ago for the Americas, but in europe we have been waiting for the patch for about 8 days now, and it has arrived!
For a quick overview of the patch and what has been updated then check out the list below:
General friend lists update
Rewards for replaying quests have been reduced
Bug Fixes (The ones on act 2? :p)
Blizzard recently posted of the continued effort on the PvP patch and some other interesting game play changes for us D3 fans.
At the start of the post they also put up some interesting stats, check 'em out:
On average players have created 3 characters each
80% of characters are between levels 1 and 30
1.9% of characters have unlocked Inferno difficulty
54% of Hardcore players chose a...
Good old Blizzard, delivering a great game, giving us hours of fun gaming and still we manage to get slightly annoyed by delays in parts of a game we have already paid for. I am perfectly happy to wait for the real money auction house... no wait I am not, it annoys me, but then I remember it is just a game and I can still play it.
For those of you who do not know what I am moaning about then...
Hey guys, just a quick update on the hotfixes for Diablo III, here are the main class hotfixes, for the full list then follow the link at the bottom of this article.
Duration reduced from 2 seconds to 1 second (tooltip will still show 2 seconds)
Skill Rune - Lingering Fog
Now increases the duration of Smoke Screen to 1.5 seconds (tooltip will still show 3)...
Diablo III is a game with lots and lots of data, what people can do with that data is incredible. So Blizzard has posted the first few hints of a Diablo III API on the forums.
An API for Diablo III will allow creative developers to create all sorts of applications and rankings or ladders to display data. We should expect to see the likes of Diablo III Progress using this API once it is...
So after about 12 and a half hours of some serious gaming, I have completed normal mode for Diablo III (yes, I am awesome... and lonely). If you haven't got the game yet, then do it, it is awesome and I will be playing it over and over again, looking for new bits to explore, play around with certain builds and earn a ton of gold from the auction house.
The game is fast, exciting and full of...