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Entries Tagged as 'Diablo 3'

Episode 255: The Darkness II Contest

March 15th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Dan Quick returns again to cover for Paul Nowak, and this week, the Gaming Podcast is offering free copies of The Darkness II Limited Edition, which comes with the main game and some free DLC. The guys are giving away an Xbox 360 version and a PlayStation 3 version. To win, just listen to the […]

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Tags: Casual Games · Contest · Diablo 3 · Episode · FPS · Industry News · Microsoft · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes

Episode 246: Computer Specs

January 11th, 2012 · 3 Comments

CES 2012 is going strong, as Jonah and Jordan do tonight’s podcast without Paul, who is packing for a trip. This week’s Gaming Flashback is the notorious Custer’s Revenge, and a punch of intriguing news and rumors comprise this week’s topics: Fallout MMO rights belong to Bethesda as Interplay settles Pachter sez there’s “zero chance” […]

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Tags: Diablo 3 · E3 · Episode · Industry News · Microsoft · MMO · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes · Sony

Episode 225: Voodoo Doughnuts

August 3rd, 2011 · 7 Comments

We’re back this week, as a ton of major news has hit in the past week. Paul starts going insane over doughnuts, Nintendo, and Max Dominic. There’s no gaming history or gaming flashback this week, but a ton of reader feedback. This week’s news items include: Nintendo in deep financial trouble Diablo III requires constant […]

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Tags: 3DS · Diablo 3 · iPad · iPhone · Mobile · Nintendo · Podcast · Show Notes · Wii

Gaming Podcast 210: Meretzky Ruined Our Lives

February 16th, 2011 · 7 Comments

This week we’re flashing back to Grim Fandango and looking back at developer Steve Meretzky and his destruction of our lives in the social gaming space. We’ve got other news this week which includes: Activision Kills Guitar Hero Blizzard Wants to Release Diablo III This Year Crysis 2 and Killzone 3 Leaked On BitTorrent CliffyB […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Diablo 3 · Episode · Guitar Hero · piracy · Podcast · Show Notes

Battle.Net To Stop Piracy For Diablo 3

October 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Who needs DRM when you’ve got battle.net? Blizzard believes they can authenticate legitimate users by stopping pirates from playing Diablo 3 online using their network service Battle.net. They’re saying the system is more like Steam than like EA’s solution of lock down methods using SecuROM. Blizzard has used Battle.Net to stop piracy and allow only […]

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Tags: Blizzard · Diablo 3 · DRM

Diablo 3 Content Creation Phase

August 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments

Now that Blizzard feels their engine is solid, it’s time to move on to creating content for the full game. Jay Wilson, Diablo 3‘s lead designer, says the game engine is in an advance stage of completion and much of the art team has moved onto Act 2. Don’t read into that, he said game […]

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Tags: Blizzard · Diablo 3 · Industry News

Diablo 3, Finite Health and Loving It

August 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Diablo 3 Lead Designer Jay Wilson sat down with Multiplayer Blog to explain how the health system works in Diablo 3 and how it differs from Diablo 2. In short, you can’t add a new feature without removing an old one, in this case we’re talking about health potions. The goal is to broaden the […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Diablo 3 · Editorial

Diablo 3 Doesn’t Look Right, Dev Says Yes Sir!

August 6th, 2008 · 4 Comments

There has been many debates on the graphic level of Diablo 3 and how it should be different. Finally a developer comes out and says “um, no.” Their reasoning is fairly simple, it’s one thing to photoshop up a screenshot with some filters but it’s another to get the texture and lighting to run at […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Diablo 3 · Editorial

Achievement Unlocked: Diablo III and Starcraft 2’s New Goals

August 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Microsoft has proven the achievement system is one of the best ways to add replay value to a title and inspire players to overachieve in every game title, no matter how obscure. Now, Blizzard joins the battle for achievements by bringing them to the Blizzard franchises. As of now, they’re talking Diablo 3 and Starcraft […]

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Tags: Achievements · Activision · Blizzard · Diablo 3 · MMO · starcraft · world of warcraft

Whining Diablo 3 Fans Want Artistic Direction Change

July 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments

We’ve waited years for a Diablo 3 announcement. Within days the Internet is afire with Diablo 3 news, theories, previews, screenshots and dialog about the next Blizzard Game. However, there are hardcore gamers that only see the Diablo cup as half full while the rest of us are simply excited to see gameplay footage. What’s […]

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Tags: Blizzard · Diablo 3 · Editorial