Our own Rob Simpson talks Diablo III item, quest, and sound design with Senior Designer Jason Bender, Senior Sound Designer Kris Giampa, and Lead Content Designer Kevin Martens. What are the best ways to capture the sound of bones breaking? Find out in this BlizzCast 17 video exclusive. For more information, additional exclusive interviews, and artwork, visit the Diablo III “Darkness Falls, Heroes Rise.” website: reveal.diablo3.com Subscribe to BlizzCast on iTunes or download here blizzard.com
In part two of our big beta debate, Xanth and Neinball join Flux in a discussion of numerous current issues from the Diablo 3 Beta, as well as some general Diablo 3 conversation. A couple of topics from the last show are revisited to let the new guests offer their opinions on their favorite D3 chars and comparisons to their Diablo 2 preferences. New topics include evaluations of the atmosphere in Diablo 3, discussion of the numerous Diablo I homages seen in the beta, playing Hardcore right from the start, if D3 offers a compelling reason to play MP games, and more.
BradyGames’ Diablo III Limited Edition Strategy Guide includes the following:
One-of-a-kind sculptured metal bookmark featuring Diablo’s head.
Amazing hardcover featuring holographic foil, matte film lamination, spot gloss, and a multi-level emboss.
48 pages of Armor Set art unique to the Limited Edition.
Expert tips for dominating Multiplayer action over Battle.net in both cooperative and competitive play.
Complete Quest Guide, covering all four Acts in the adventure.
Exhaustive Bestiary, detailing every monster in the game.
In-depth coverage of Heroes to maximize player effectiveness in all five Character Classes.
Guide to meeting and leveling up the Blacksmith, Jeweler, and Mystic professions, and how to maximize the relationships and crafting from each Artisan.
Presentation of item types, weapons, collectibles, and other loot. Plus: discussion of sets of items, how to get better loot, and manage raw materials.
The only official resource to Blizzard’s Online Auction House. Bid on and win rare items safely and effectively.
Screen shots capture numerous indoor and outdoor areas in new regions of Sanctuary.
Instruction on playing PVP, managing your characters, and participating in Battle.net.
Elly and Flux cover all the latest Diablo 3 news. Diablo 3 finally gets a release date but loses PvP. Also Jay Wilson keeps telling us the late game is super hard, and the recently-hacked bonus beta content seems to support his words. Elly and Flux discuss all the ramifications of Diablo 3′s just-announced release date, digital game pricing, Blizzard’s decision to not include PvP upon launch, Jay Wilson’s numerous tweets about Inferno and late game fun, how the recently-hacked extra beta content seems to support Jay’s contentions, plus new movies showing off various class skills.
Includes games Diablo II and Diablo II: Lord of Destruction expansion and strategy guides for both games. Diablo II – Diablo, the Lord of Terror, has fallen to a brave hero beneath the church of Tristram. Now that hero is gone, replaced by a Dark Wanderer who roams the world of Sanctuary leaving death and destruction in his wake. As a hero of humanity, you must face the minions of Diablo’s evil brothers and stop the Dark Wanderer before he fulfills his terrible destiny. Diablo II Lord of Destruction – The expansion to Diablo II adds a host of new features to the game, including two new playable classes — the shapeshifting Druid and the cunning Assassin. Explore the snowy homeland of the Barbarians, face fiendish new monsters, and arm yourself with thousands of new weapons, armor, and magical items in the fight against the last of the Prime Evils.