BeefJack writes: "The interweb is all atwitter after a tweet from Blizzard has revealed that Diablo III's designers are in the process of doing away with skill trees.
Diablo: The skill system revision is in full force. Trees begone! I think it might be a winner. Jay says hi.
Recent publicly shown builds of the game featured a skill tree system almost identical to that found in World of Warcraft, which seemed logical. Blizzard has spent the better part of ten years refining the skill tree, and it's become a cornerstone in their RPGs."