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BlizzCon Online Date Set for February 2021

2020 has been one of the strangest years in living memory thanks to the COVID pandemic with so many industry events being canceled or moved online. BlizzCon is no exception and today Blizzard has announced BlizzCon Online will take place in February next year.

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David Brevik Recalls Diablo 2 Crunch

David Brevik has just taken part in the Devcom 2020 chats which are currently running to coincide with what would be Gamescom if it were not for the pandemic. The interview is not currently online but there are some snippets.

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David Brevik talks about the origins of Diablo 1 and Diablo 2

Most of you who read the site know the story of Diablo and how it came to be. However, it’s always interesting to hear how the game was created directly from the Blizzard North developers. Ars Technica pinned down David Brevik to talk about the origins of Diablo 1 and Diablo 2.

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Diablo 4 Job Opening to Monetise the Game

There’s always a lot of debate and discussion within the community on how best to monetise Diablo. Blizzard is now looking at how that can be done with this new Diablo 4 Job Opening to direct how they will make cash from the game once it’s live.

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Diablo 3 Summer Sale

Every gamer loves a sale and there’s always a lot going on this time of year. Blizzard is joining in the discount fun with the Diablo Summer sale.

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Blizzard’s Diablo 2 20th Anniversary Celebrations

Blizzard is celebrating 20 years of Diablo 2 with a few goodies including a retrospective from current the Diablo IV  team, some speedrunning action, a limited edition Lord of Terror bust, and you can grab some Prime Evil Wings.

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No Diablo 2 Resurrected announcement on 20th anniversary

On the 29th of June, Diablo 2 will be turning 20. With this special date approaching some members of the community have been trying to tie that date in with a Diablo 2 Resurrected announcement. Think again because Blizzard has commented.

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Blizzard sets out actions to support Black Lives Matter

2020 has been one of the more disturbing years I can ever remember in my lifetime. The pandemic and the political situation in numerous countries around the world have been eye-openers for many. The Black Lives Matter movement has gone global and there are long overdue positive changes slowly starting to happen. Today Blizzard’s J. Allen Brack, issued a statement in support of Black Lives Matter.

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Sony Reveals Playstation 5

Yes, yes, I know Diablo is primarily a PC franchise but it will be appearing on the next-gen consoles. Today it was Sony’s turn to reveal their next console, the Playstation 5, along with a load of new games coming to the platform.

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PureDiablo Forum Watch – 3 June 2020

Welcome back to the Forum Watch. It’s been a while since we undertook one of these and this is the first for us here at PureDiablo. If you are new to our sites, then these updates point you in the direction of interesting posts from our forum community. There’s always something worth reading so check these out.

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