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Getting Ready to Reap Some Souls

Getting Ready to Reap Some Souls

It is strange to think that is was way back in June 2012 that I reviewed Diablo III, strange as it just goes to show how time flies. It also means that I hadn’t touched the game since the summer of 2012, at least until this past weekend when I started to gear myself up for the upcoming expansion, Reaper of Souls. What brought me back ahead of the expansion? The promise of a limited time only 50% XP boost did the trick.

Hearthstone Closed Beta – First Impressions

Hearthstone Closed Beta – First Impressions

If you have no background with Blizzards Warcraft games then learning the ins and outs of classes, abilities and how best to play might take a little while longer, although a background in CCG’s (collectible card games) of any form will certainly help. As a person who played World of Warcraft for around five years, I knew from the instant I saw my first game that I wanted to play it for myself as it brought back memories of time spent on many of my characters, but still posed something of a new challenge as far as gameplay was concerned.

Getting Into The Heart of the Swarm

Getting Into The Heart of the Swarm

My experience of the StarCraft games has long been limited to the early levels of the first game, I don’t think I even got a quater of the way through the campaign. I was always more interested in titles like Red Alert 2 and so the different style of Blizzard’s seminal title didn’t quite grab me. I missed out on the release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty for reasons unknown to me now, but I decided to grow up and take the plunge into the latest part of the StarCraft II journey with the Heart of the Swarm expansion.

World Of Warcraft Loses Two Million Subscribers Since June 2011

World Of Warcraft Loses Two Million Subscribers Since June 2011

Activision Blizzard’s popular MMORPG World of Warcraft has lost another 1.1 million subscribers this month, bringing the total number of lost subscribers since June of last year to 2 million. AB put the loss down to strong performances from their other games that have dragged customers away from WoW. They also believe that people waiting for the expansion to WoW have unsubbed until its release in October. Making a statement on the official forums they said: Contributing factors to the…

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Diablo 3 Sells A Metric Hell-load – Fastest Selling PC Game Ever

Diablo 3 Sells A Metric Hell-load – Fastest Selling PC Game Ever

Blizzard have kindly informed us that Diablo 3 is the new all-time best selling PC game of all time after selling 3.5 million copies within the first 24 hours of its release. On top of this, 1.2 million more people received a copy of the game as part of the World of Warcraft annual pass promotion. A bit of simple maths leads to the fantastic figure of 4.7 million gamers with access to the game at launch, a figure which…

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Diablo III – Newbie Introduction Video

Diablo III – Newbie Introduction Video

Diablo III, Blizzard’s monster dungeon-crawling RPG is launching at midnight tonight. Somehow we haven’t actually talked about Diablo at all yet. Better late than never though, as after the jump there is a new trailer which will introduce you briefly to the different classes in the game and the various Battle.net options that will be in the game. Personally, I am rather looking forward to Torchlight 2 a bit more, but I am sure Diablo won’t disappoint.