Stephen Totilo Writes:
Coming this fall is a game that surprises even itself, a shooter that will make you say "WoW." Maybe "wow" as well. But definitely: "WoW."
Diablo and World of Warcraft would co-win the award for games most frequently name-checked by game developer Randy Pitchford as he explained his team's October game Borderlands at a recent event in New York City.
The developers at Pitchford's Gearbox have made a cartoon-shaded first-person shooter crafted like a role-playing game, a quest-filled, loot-heavy game drawing on Blizzard's finest Diablo and World of Warcraft mechanics.