Blizzard Boss Defends Former Diablo III Director: 'I was Ultimately…

Earlier this week, Jay Wilson, the director of Diablo III, said he was leaving the title while still remaining at its publisher, Blizzard. There was a lot of cheering in the game's official forums, because video games are not that different from sports, where fans openly root for people to lose their jobs after a… » 1/20/13 3:00pm 1/20/13 3:00pm

Diablo III Director Jay Wilson Steps Down, Staying At Blizzard

Jay Wilson, longtime Blizzard employee and the director of Diablo III, has stepped down after seven years on the game. Wilson will move to another project at Blizzard. » 1/17/13 3:09pm 1/17/13 3:09pm

Blizzard Tables Diablo III PVP in Favor of a Timely Release

In its continuing quest to release Diablo III sometime before the rabid fanbase burns the building down, Blizzard has decided to drop the game's player-versus-player arena combat feature for release, adding it into the game via patch at a later date. » 3/09/12 7:30pm 3/09/12 7:30pm

See Just How Crazy Your Diablo III Character Can Look If You Play On…

For Diablo III, Blizzard is giving players a chance to fight the hardest of hellspawn with the game's "Inferno" difficulty. Faster, stronger and tougher enemies that mean big risks and big rewards. What kind of rewards? » 8/17/11 5:00pm 8/17/11 5:00pm

Diablo III Just Got Harder Than Hell With New 'Inferno' Difficulty

Diablo and his minions will dole out the most extreme player punishment in Diablo III, thanks to its fourth, harder than Hell difficulty level known as Inferno. Blizzard revealed the harsh, high-level difficulty gameplay feature at Gamescom today, explaining what it means for the most dedicated of Diablo III players. » 8/17/11 8:20am 8/17/11 8:20am

Where Are The Official Diablo III Rainbow Unicorn Shirts?

During last year's BlizzCon, Jay Wilson was sporting the most glorious Diablo III t-shirt ever created, hinting that strong demand could lead to a public release. What happened? » 8/25/09 12:20pm 8/25/09 12:20pm

BlizzCon: Where Are Diablo III's Runes?

At last year's BlizzCon, the Diablo II team made a big deal about the power-customizing rune system, but this year it was strangely absent. We asked game director Jay Wilson where the runes went. » 8/24/09 11:00am 8/24/09 11:00am

Diablo III's Coolest Feature - The Rune System

Over the last couple of days I've briefly touched on Diablo III's new rune system, but after talking a bit with the game's lead can designer Jay Wilson for a bit I figured the system warranted it's own post. You see, while past games have featured items that augment the powers of your abilities, the massive scope of… » 10/13/08 5:30pm 10/13/08 5:30pm

Only The Barbarian Will Return In Diablo III

When Blizzard announced the first two classes in Diablo III » 8/21/08 8:20pm 8/21/08 8:20pm, the Barbarian and the Witch Doctor, at least one fan of the series was taken aback by the class rehash. That would be me, for the purpose of this post. After enduring such a long wait for the third installment, why resuscitate the Barbarian, when there are…

Blizzard Looking for New Diablo III Art Director

Click to viewAbout a week after Blizzard sat down to talk about Diablo III's art direction and tear apart some fan's concept art showing how it could be improved, Blizzard is listing a job opening for Diablo III Art Director. » 8/07/08 12:00pm 8/07/08 12:00pm