David BrevikDavid Brevik Recalls Diablo 2 Crunch

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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Happy 20th anniversary Diablo 2 – A look back at the launch

Can you believe it’s been 20 years? 20 years and the game is still massively popular which is quite an accomplishment. It’s time to take a trip down memory lane and take a look back at Diablo 2’s launch.

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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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Full interview with Max Schaefer and Matt Uelmen talk more Diablo

Yesterday IGN posted a snippet of a longer interview with Max Schaefer and Matt Uelmen. In that snippet, they talked about the rumoured Diablo remaster. A longer version of that interview is now available for your viewing pleasure.

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Max Schaefer and Matt Uelmen share their thoughts on rumoured Diablo 2 remaster

We are waiting for some indication from Blizzard that the much talked about Diablo 2 remaster is in development. Today Max Schaefer and Matt Uelman who worked on the original at Blizzard North talk about what they would like to see in a Diablo 2 remaster from Blizzard.

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Diablo 2 Ladder Reset Coming Today

Just in case you forgot, the Diablo 2 ladder is resetting today (5 June). Seeing as resets are never that well publicised, I thought this would be a timely reminder to the Diablo 2 community here at PureDiablo.

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Summer of Gaming Schedule Revealed – Could Classic Game Revival be Diablo 2?

A few days ago we reported that Blizzard would be taking part in IGN’s Summer of Gaming events. We have no idea what Blizzard will be showing but there is now a schedule of events from IGN. Could one of the listings be that Diablo 2 remaster?

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Diablo 2 Remaster Coming as Diablo 2 Resurrected?

The Diablo 2 remaster rumour mill is churning again following the latest Activision Blizzard financial call. We’ve heard a Diablo 2 remaster can’t easily be done from the man behind the original but are Blizzard working on something after all?

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Stay Awhile and Listen Free Excerpt and Books to Battle COVID-19

Author of the Stay Awhile and Listen book series on the history of Diablo and Blizzard North, David Craddock, has released a lengthy excerpt from the books. The free to read excerpt covers the atmosphere of the levels and demons leading up to the encounter against Diablo. This has been released to help battle the COVID-19 outbreak.

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