Latest Diablo News
Mike Morhaime departed Blizzard in 2018 and after a short break, he’s back with a new game company called Dreamhaven. The new company also includes some very familiar Blizzard names.
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.
Composer Jason Hayes, known for his contributions to all major Blizzard franchises, recently updated his website with tracks for various games he worked on,
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.
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.
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.
With ChinaJoy now out of the way, Blizzard is ready to talk more about Diablo Immortal. Like the other teams, the developers are working from home so there’s been a transition period. There’s not too much to say in this update however but testing internal is happening and then feedback will be taken.
Most of the world is still trying to get back to some sort of normality but in China things are moving a little quicker. The ChinaJoy event is currently underway and Blizzard is in attendance. For Diablo folk there’s a focus on Diablo Immortal and there’s some new footage to check out.
You may remember a few days ago Blizzard said they were taking a look at Diablo 3 Season 21 after a barrage of complaints. Today a hotfix was applied.
We’re always keeping an eye on Diablo IV jobs and a new one has just opened up at Blizzard. This week Blizzard is seeking a Narrative Designer and perhaps that could be you. Diablo 3’s dialogue was a real hit and miss affair so let’s hope they find the right person.