Developer says that "if ever there was a Blizzard franchise that could work on console, this is it"
This looks familiar...
Yeah, true. Still think its kinda cool though, all they need is mouse and keyboard support, i dont know why games dont do that anymore, i remember Unreal tournament 3 for ps3 had Keyboard & Mouse support, so god damn it devs...get on it!!!
i hope its not the full pc version of diablo 3 but another side story in the diablo universe like they done with Baulders gate. mainly because i just want to play Diablo 3 already and if they try to make it for consoles now it will delay things even more
Why can't it be both?
because Diablo 3 has been in and out of developemnt sine 2002. and if they have just hired these people were going to waiting a lot longer especially since reports have said they have finished the game and are now just polishing it and sorting out bugs and balancing etc.
They tease us every time.
You need to learn how to get hits without writing false misleading titles...  Derp, just realized that you might not necessarily be the author. My apologies. If so, shame on you.
If its free to play then neat.. So the graphics will be better than d2 lod , and possible better features. One thing i hate about blizzards ways of doing account things how your characters expire if u dont play them for 60 days. They should lift that i lost tons of items because of blizzard doing this.
Playstation move & 3D enabled support would be nice if this game is actually coming out for consoles.
Ok.....just wtf.... Regardless of whether it comes to consoles ( and I couldn't care either way ) Why WOULD you want to play it on a console. I tried to play DMC4 on a keyboard and mouse, after that experience I'd rather just jar my wrist on purpose in advance rather than try again, it is why I bought a gamepad. The opposite is true of Diablo....why would anyone take a relatively simple game and make it frustratingly hard. Take a look at the skill bar for torchlight on consoles http://xboxlivemedia.ign.co... Then look at it on PC http://img809.imageshack.us... It has like 1/16th of the spells and items :S:S:S Who would want to play that?
Completely agree, however its the greedy developers / publishers who are willing to dumb down games just for the extra $$.
@reynod Played d1 and the hellfire expansion religiously beat 2 a few times, played the ps1a little version it was basically the same game. "Completely agree, however its the greedy developers / publishers who are willing to dumb down games just for the extra $$." When you can come up with a new civilization where money isn't basically everything, i'm all ears, till then were sol. Seriously how can you really dumb down diablo? It's a straight forward dungeon crawler go to new area slaughter everything pick up the loot, sell excess loot upgrade weapons/armor, accessories and spells, do quests, lvl up and repeat till end game. It's diablo, the graphics aren't going to be incredible even on high end systems, the skill/spell/enchantment system fairly straight forward, and the quests standard rpg fetch or kill quests, what can be dumbed down from diablo that other console rpgs haven't already done?
Well Diablo 1 worked on PS so why not?
While I plan on playing D3 on PC, I can see it work kinda well on consoles, just like some (mediocre) games in the past like Untold Legends, Sacred 2 and the rather good Baldur's Gate 2 DA. In my opinion, the reason most of these were mediocre had little to do with controls.
dude it would work perfectly on consoles. just need mass effect style wheels for spells and abilities. look at baulders gate on ps2 is was awesome it worked awesomely
Can they please hire an entire new team to do this? I really can't be arsed with ruining great franchises because they want console money. CoD, Crysis, latest BF titles ALL became worse when they decided to make console versions.
CoD was on consoles & PC since the start. It was broken because Activison are retards, CoD is one of the few examples of a game that didn't get hurt by it's existance on consoles together with PC.
COD started of on PC. From what i am aware the first COD on console was COD 3. Not only did the game end up getting dumbed down once it went console, the single player experience went down to 4-5hours in return the cost of game went upto 60. Later they started putting out DLC after DLC(that was after they took away modding support for the game so no one could make custom maps). COD going consoles was a loss loss situation for the game because: 1: yearly rehashes of the game started getting released, which ment no game is supported for long. 2: mod support was taken away. 3: console version doesnt even have dedicated servers. 4: DLC after DLC for what used to be free. COD going console was only a bad thing for the franchise.
reynod you are an idiot, shut up. EVERY CoD has been on consoles AND PC (except big red one which was for the original xbox because it couldn't handle 2 - which was fantastic on a PC). 3 was bad because it was the first treyarch game and it used their crappy engine. 5 had mod support. (just before Activision ruined the franchise, like I said) how does the console version not having dedis harm PC at all? (until mw2 - when Activision ruined the series). DLC on pc was free until Activison broke the series. the cod franchise was only broken at mw2 and black-ops, it was great before that - consoles didn't harm it until Activision became retards (so everything I said in my first post was accurate) go troll elsewhere, or at least check that what you are saying isn't total tripe first.
@bozebo COD 1 was never released on console, the franchise originated on PC. The Last 2 cods do not have MOD support, MW2 didnt have dedicated servers because Activision wanted to give PC gamers and Console gamers the same experience essentially dumping the PC version of the game. The DLC fiasco started with MW2 it became a success because console gamers bought it in hordes which had a spill over effect to the PC version as well. I do not belive there ever will be a free DLC for PC for a COD game in the future. The trend of DLC was brought by consoles like it or not, before this DLCs were called patches (which used to be free), we didnt need DLC in the first place because users can always make better Maps and MOds then a developer ever can. Infact Developer learns from Mods, helps them be creative look at portal how that entire game was created based on Mods. Look how stale COD has gotten since greedvision stopped supporting mods, essentially release after release is the same game. They themselves are barely able to come up with any new idea. Youd do yourself a service by picking up a copy of garrys mod from steam and seeing the sort of creative games the modders have created there. Clearly because console gamers never knew about mods it was easy for them to accept games which didnt support mods either, however all of this clearly does have spillover effects to the PC gaming market. @below Clearly i guess you are retarded enough to know that accounts created on N4G only have 3 bubbles to begin with. You must be 10 years old which clearly shows from the way you talk. I havent been rude towards you in my conversation, telling people to stfu just because they have a different opinion then your own is pretty retarded imo. So some how the franchise now starts with COD 2? are you fucking retarded, i mentioned COD1 was PC exclusive and thats what started the franchise, is it so hard to comprehend COD 1 obviously started the franchise.
Seriously stfu, I can see why you have so few bubbles because you are clearly a retard. You have just restated what I have said and said that I am wrong even though you are saying the same thing as me. Are you trying to say that CoD 2 was shit? http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... The best one in the series was multiplat.
bozebo. Call of Duty released in 2003 on PC. The first Call of Duty installment was released in 2004 called Call of Duty: Finest Hour. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... Read through this. Also, to clarify my statement: Call of Duty was ruined when made console versions as their primary game and then dumbed it down to PC.
@bozebo Lol you actually believe people people speaking sense actually relates to their bubbles on N4G. A major proportion of this Website are PS3 gamers. Try saying anything that doesnt appraise Sony even if its genuine and watch how your bubbles dissappear.
Well, whatever. The point I made was that the problem was Activison's change of mind. Otherwise 2, 4 and 5 would have been junk too. But they were fantastic games on consoles and had everything that a PC game should have on PC. There are better examples of console ports ruining a series than CoD (Crysis and BF being good examples of course) but it is the one everybody jumps to instantly even though it proves the rule incorrect.
inb4 pc version = buggy console port :P
This article is so goddamn misleading it's ridiculous
Diablo III i want. on my PS3.
This isn't confirmation of ANYTHING. Diablo 3 is the only Blizzard game that Could work on Consoles like Torchlight since they are similar games. But Diablo 3 will msot likely launch on PC first and foremost and will be the Better version in every aspect. I got a nice list of PC games im getting after watching Pax East i see SWTOR is Back on my list! and Guild Wars 2 will always be on my list just under Diablo 3.
Yeah, I see no reason to not bring it to larger audience. Guild Wars 2 is high also in my radar, it looks really, really good, the artistic style is amazing.
The art style is absolutely amazing. I'm Very set on playing a Charr Warrior.
This article gets the award for being the millionth article claiming DIII on consoles based purely on a job posting on Blizzard's website. Zzzzzzzz.
why so surprised about the possibility of blizzard entering the console market?it's a seriously profitable market with a massive community of dedicated gamers that blizzard can profit from.also i wouldn't be the least surprised if they don't look at the portable market with devices such as ngp,3ds,smart phones & tablets in the near future.
That's kind of exciting. We'll see what happens.
Diablo 2 LoD was awesome so Diablo 3 on the console would be sweet
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