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Diablo 3 coming to consoles?

Diablo 3 coming to consoles?

Blizzard president, Mike Morhaime may have just stoked the fire about their upcoming game, Diablo 3. While it was expected this game would only appear on PCs, we're now hearing buzz it might be released on consoles as well.

Recently at BlizzCon, Morhaime spoke about the game and how each game at Blizzard includes a discussion of appropriate platforms. He said, "As Diablo 3 takes shape, I think we'll do an evaluation. I think there is a pretty good argument to be made that that type of game might work very well on consoles. There might be some technical limitations though that we might need to get past."

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Details on the WoW Achievement system

Details on the WoW Achievement system

Blizzard's new Achievement system has a great many of us curious as to how it will work and if we'll see it as either an improvement or just a nuisance. Thus far we know only a few details about the upcoming Achievements and how they will work.

Jeffrey Kaplan decided to give a few more details about the Achievement points.  As always, Blizzard is trying to take the Achievements and improve the way they are done in comparison to existing ones like the Xbox version.  One thing they are doing differently is you will be able to track your progression on a particular Achievement.

Blizzard gives away Zhevra mount for recruiting friends

Blizzard gives away Zhevra mount for recruiting friends

If you still have a couple friends who are holding out on playing WoW, now is the time to put a bit more peer pressure on them. Once you recruit a friend that signs up for 2 months and puts you down as a reference, you will get a shiny new Zhevra mount.

Wrath of the Lich King confirmed for Q4 2008

Wrath of the Lich King confirmed for Q4 2008

Blizzard is one of those companies that has a very firm policy on releasing new products. Namely, they release them “when it's done”, rather than setting a release date many months in advance. However, they have broken form and revealed when they are planning to release the latest WoW expansion.

BlizzCon tickets up for sale Aug 11

BlizzCon tickets up for sale Aug 11

Finally, the official date has been announced as to when tickets for BlizzCon will go up for sale. The lucky ones that will be making their way there can pick them up as of August 11th.

Just in case you've somehow forgotten, it will be October 10th and 11th at the Anaheim Convention Center which is located in Anaheim, CA. The tickets will be sold for $100 a piece, but there is hope for those that can't make it to the convention.

Wrath of the Lich King Beta invitation arrives!

Wrath of the Lich King Beta invitation arrives!

Since it was announced earlier in the month that the beta keys were being emailed out for Wrath of the Lich King, I've been pretty much checking my email non-stop. Well last night I finally saw the email I was looking for. That's right, we can now bring you firsthand details of the beta.

Diablo III producer under fire for adding color

Diablo III producer under fire for adding color

Diablo fans have finally gotten Diablo III and even now that they've gotten it, some still aren't happy.  It would appear as if some fans would prefer the new Diablo to be no different from the first two graphics-wise.  Which I understand, it's hard when one of your favorite games is altered.  One great example of a new direction gone wrong is Doom 3.  I still have the old Doom games on my computer, but I despise Doom 3.

Blizzard still has one more secret project

Blizzard still has one more secret project

Turns out that the Diablo III game isn't the only big news Blizzard will be announcing this year.  They've got another MMO they've been working on.  Rob Pardo spoke briefly on the subject saying “So we have another development team.  So yeah, there's still an unknown project in development from us.”

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