All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Blizzard’

Diablo III Complaints Cause Blizzard Seoul Raid

It’s hard launching a blockbuster video game these days. Even if you work for a decade and spend hundreds of millions of dollars in development, entitled fans will find something to complain about within minutes of a game’s release. EA is learning this new lesson in gamer entitlement with Mass Effect 3, which gamers didn’t feel ended correctly. So, Bioware, …

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Man Plays Diablo III For 3 Days Straight, Dies

Blizzard certainly knows how to keep people in their seats and playing games. There have been stories in the past of gamers playing the company’s hit MMO, World of Warcraft, for so long that they have died. Now, a report has surfaced that a player has died while playing Blizzard’s recently released Diablo III. The story comes from a friend …

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Diablo III Breaks Records and Becomes the Fastest-Selling PC Title Ever

Perhaps it’s last year’s strong titles that brought more players into the hobby, or maybe players are simply starved for a great gaming experience, but the last couple of months have seen huge sales numbers and multiple broken records for the video game industry. Mass Effect 3 sold millions of copies worldwide and the Xbox Live Arcade has seen two …

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Diablo III Server Checker Out Now For Android

We’ve gone in depth about the various problems facing Diablo III. The worst problem is of course the dreaded Error 37 that occurs when the server is unreachable. As you are well aware, Diablo III requires that you be online at all times to even play the game. If you are disconnected or the servers go offline, no game for …

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The Great Diablo III Error 37 & Review Debate – Who’s Right & Who’s Wrong?

Let me preface this article by stating, I haven’t played Diablo III, beyond the beta events Blizzard offered to players before its release date. I came away rather unimpressed during these events; but more on that later. Therefore, I can provide little insight into the game itself. However, after seeing the events from the past few days unfold, I can …

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Diablo III Gets “Emergency” Update, Already Beaten By Korean Gamers

Diablo III is now available for consumption, and although it’s less than 24 hours old, the game has already been updated in order to address “error 37,” which is the subject of much discussion on Twitter. Apparently, however, error 37 didn’t stop a few Korean gamers from enjoying the game. So much so, in fact, they’ve already beaten the game. …

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Valve, Blizzard Bury The Hatchet Over DOTA

The original Defense of the Ancients (DOTA) was a mod of Warcraft III, a Blizzard game, and other variants and DOTA projects have, for the most part, centered around Blizzard products. Blizzard didn’t cry foul when Valve hired DOTA’s lead designer, or when Valve announced a stand-alone sequel called DOTA 2. In fact, both companies are creating games with DOTA …

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Diablo III Starter Edition Gives You A Taste Of Hell

I’m sure many gamers around the world are all going to call in sick tomorrow. Fun fact for bosses: They’re not sick, they’re just playing Diablo III all day. For those people who don’t already have it pre-ordered, chances are you’re not that excited for it. For those people, Blizzard has prepared the Diablo III Starter Edition. The Diablo III …

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DOTA: A History Of The Game [Infographic]

There’s no denying that Defense of the Ancients may be one of the most popular, if not the most popular, mods ever made. Most people equate the game with Warcraft III when the sub-genre known as MOBA blew up in the competitive PC gaming scene. Now everybody and their grandmother wants to make a DOTA-like game with League of Legends …

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Diablo 3 Launch Will Feature Many Global Events

After a long wait, the time for Diablo 3 is almost here and Blizzard has announced several, global launch events for the release Diablo III which kick off on the evening of May 14. for retail partners in the US, Europe, and Asia. In the US, the official launch event will be hosted by Blizzard and GameStop at The Great …

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Diablo III Trailer Shows Off The Barbarian Class

Can you believe that Diablo III is almost here? The long in development sequel to Blizzard’s popular dungeon crawler franchise is here to bring isometric dungeon crawling into the mainstream spotlight again. With the release coming up so soon, it’s time for the marketing blitz to commence with new trailers. The trailer today focuses on the Barbarian class which is …

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Diablo III Losing PvP In Favor Of Launching On Time

Blizzard Entertainment is one of the few other game developers alongside Valve who only release games once they’re finished. It’s called the “It’s done when it’s done” mantra and has led to Blizzard releasing numerous successful games that everybody loves. It seems they are ditching that philosophy for Diablo III. Blizzard announced on the official Diablo III blog that the …

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