Diablo Fans Petition Against Diablo III

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After years of hoping, praying, cajoling, and begging for a follow-up, Blizzard has finally announced Diablo III, and fans all over the world cheered before getting down to business - complaining. A petition has gone up at whiner headquarters PetitionOnline, with over 2,000 fans signing on to complain about the game's art direction. Petitioners feel that the graphics we've seen so far depict a world that is far too bright and cartoony for their liking, citing World of Warcraft as one of the influences ruining their dark and macabre series. Where is the light radius? Why are those shoulder pads so huge? Here's an example of something they are complaining about.

Outside scenarios with vivid colors, beautiful forests with colorful vegetation, shinny and beautiful waterfalls where even rainbows take place.

They hate rainbows! They can't draw gothic fan art with rainbows in it!

*sigh* It just goes to show you that no matter how hard you try there's just no pleasing some people.


Renewed artistic direction for Diablo 3 [PetetionOnline.com via WorthPlaying]

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lol.. this is pretty bad. i admit that i can care less about diablo and blizzard games in general, but i know theyre known for being a great game company. even with having never played a single one of their games, im confident that they know what theyre doing. internet fanboys are the biggest sect of jerks out there (at times, myself included - i signed the anti-rufus petition for street fighter IV, but COME ON lol).

i just cant get over the fact that someone would take the time to create this long, detailed list of complaints, and have words like "shinny" littered about. thats just hilarious.