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Diablo III has 1 million active players a day

Diablo III has 1 million active players a day

At the Game Developers Conference, ex-game director Jay Wilson spoke at a panel, titled "Shout at the Devil: The Making of Diablo III" about Diablo 3's current state and its future. He stated that over 1 million players play Diablo III on a daily basis and that 3 million unique players log into Diablo III every month. Both are great figures, considering that the game has had more than its share of problems in the past.

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Diablo III’s next big “oops”

Diablo III’s next big “oops”

This week it's been revealed that Blizzard Entertainment's own Diablo III will be coming to the PlayStation 4 without access to the Real Money Auction House still present in the desktop PC iteration. Though this might have some odd effects on those hoping to play the game with access to weapons, armor, and everything in-between with their own real-world cash, Blizzard is presenting a firm "not a chance" as they suggest that, if they could, they'd take the whole mess out of the game entirely.

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Diablo 3 gameplay footage for the PS3 unveiled

Diablo 3 gameplay footage for the PS3 unveiled

Gameplay footage for the PlayStation 3 version of Diablo 3 has been released. The video shows the PC-game with a very different UI. Gameplay is smooth (for the most part), the new control system seems very user-friendly, and the new dynamic camera system seems very appealing (the fight against Belial looked very entertaining). All in all, the PlayStation 3 port seems very well done and should appeal to Diablo 3 fans.

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Blizzard unveils HearthStone: Heroes of Warcraft at PAX East

Blizzard unveils HearthStone: Heroes of Warcraft at PAX East

It's been a while since we've heard anything new from Blizzard, but today during a panel at PAX East, the game developer announced a new game called HearthStone: Heroes of Warcraft, which will be a free-to-play collectible card game set in the universe of Warcraft. While it will be a card game essentially, it's all computerized and digital.

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Evernote will implement two-factor authentication soon

Evernote will implement two-factor authentication soon

Evernote is planning on implementing two-factor authentication with its services soon in light of its recent security blunder. Evernote was hacked over the weekend and its users' emails, usernames, and passwords were all compromised. The company had to initiate a password reset on all accounts in order to protect its users information. While all of the accounts were compromised, Evernote says that there were no signs of personal notes or account details being accessed

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Blizzard announces partnership with Sony, bringing Diablo III and more to PS4

Blizzard announces partnership with Sony, bringing Diablo III and more to PS4

Today there's been all sorts of crazy news the last few hours regarding the new PlayStation 4. While the event is still wrapping up and we're awaiting the good stuff, they just announced a partnership with Blizzard. The extremely popular PC game developer Blizzard took the stage and surprised everyone by announcing Diablo III and more will be coming to the PlayStation 4.

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Razer is re-selling StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm gear for a limited time

Razer is re-selling StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm gear for a limited time

Razer, one of the most well-known manufacturers of gaming gear, is now re-launching its gaming peripheral line-up designed for Blizzard’s StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm expansion. The collection of gear is designed to give StarCraft II players the edge that they need in order to dominate in their matches. Razer is bringing back its StarCraft II product line because of the positive response it received during its initial launch. This re-launch will only be available for a limited amount of time.

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BlizzCon 2013 will be taking place November 8th and 9th

BlizzCon 2013 will be taking place November 8th and 9th

Blizzard has just announced its annual gaming convention that many gamers look forward to every year. The 7th BlizzCon gaming convention, BlizzCon 2013, has been confirmed to be taking place from Friday, November 8th, to Saturday, November 9th at its usual location, the Anaheim Convention Center. Ticket pricing and availability should be announced in the next few months. The ticket prices has varied in the last few years, with 2009 tickets going for $125 and 2011 tickets selling for $175. Who knows if Blizzard will raise it again this year. With your ticket purchase, you will also receive the famous swag bag that contains collectible items as well as Blizzard merchandise.

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Blizzard starting over with Diablo III Team Deathmatch mode

Blizzard starting over with Diablo III Team Deathmatch mode

We've heard a number of complaints about Diablo III over the last few months, and the lack of a PvP mode seems to be one of the most common. Blizzard was touting Diablo III's PvP mode long before the game even released, but we're now seven months out from launch and there's no PvP mode to speak of. It seems like there won't be one for some time yet either, as Diablo III lead designer Jay Wilson said that the team is starting over on the game's Team Deathmatch mode.

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Blizzard has working console builds of Diablo III, still no announcement

Blizzard has working console builds of Diablo III, still no announcement

It's been a little while since we've heard from Diablo III, but today the game is working its way back into the news. Blizzard executives and designers recently told Polygon that the studio has a console build of Diablo III "up and running," once again thrusting the oft-rumored console port into the spotlight. Even though the team has made it far enough to have a functioning console build, Blizzard still isn't ready to make an official announcement.

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