News Diablo 4 Releases Some Mind-Blowing Beta Stats
Surprise! The Diablo 4 beta ended up being very, very popular. The action RPG opened its gates to players who had pre-ordered last-last weekend, and the open beta was available to everyone the weekend after. Blizzard has gone ahead and released a bunch of beta-based stats, and we're looking at some pretty crazy numbers here. For...
News Diablo 4 Changes Based on Beta Feedback Will Be Announced Soon
Well ahead of June's launch
The recent Diablo 4 beta will have given developer Blizzard a lot to think about. During the testing period — which covered the last two weekends — players were encouraged to share any and all feedback with the team. Given that the beta was rather robust in terms of content, it's fair to assume that Blizzard will be...
Preview Diablo 4's PS5 Beta Was Impressive, But It's Raised Some Concerns
Heaven and hell
The Diablo 4 closed and open betas have run their course, and we must admit, we're fairly impressed. Boasting a sizable amount of content alongside a level cap of 25, the beta provided the perfect opportunity to see how Blizzard's upcoming action RPG is coming together. For the sake of clarity, we had already played much of what was...
Poll Did You Enjoy the Diablo 4 Beta?
Heaven in hell
The open beta period for Diablo 4 has come to a close. This past weekend, all players on PS5 and PS4 were able to download the beta and get stuck in (queue times permitting), taking all five playable classes for a test drive. With the full game set to launch on the 6th June, this was a great opportunity to see how the loot-driven...
Video 36 Facts You Need To Know About Diablo 4
36 reasons you should be taking a trip to hell in 2023
The Diablo 4 open beta kicks off this week ahead of the game’s 6th June release. With an 11 year gap between it and its predecessor Diablo 3, the hype for the return of this classic ARPG series is at an all time high. However, these can be dense games, with character classes and builds, loot...
Random Blizzard Giving Away $20k Worth of Cleaning Services to Lucky Diablo 4 Fans
Take it easy
Blizzard has come up with a novel way to promote the second weekend of Diablo 4's open beta and is giving away $20,000 worth of cleaning services to some lucky and soon-to-be-pampered fans. The offer is only valid for residents of the United States, and winners will receive a $200 credit for the cleaning service Thumbtack. Considering...
News You Can Now Preload Diablo 4 Ahead of Imminent Early Access Open Beta
Only fools rush in where angels fear to tread
Rejoice, mortals, the long wait to finally get your forsaken hands on Diablo 4 is almost over. Preload is now live for the first of two open beta sessions, which will kick off at 9 a.m. PT on Friday, 17th March and runs for three days, ending at 12 p.m. PT on Sunday, 19th March. To gain early access and...
News French Cathedral Gets Demonic Makeover in Honour of Diablo 4's Upcoming Open Beta
Go big or go home
In what is inarguably one of the more metal marketing moves we have seen in recent times, a French cathedral has had a Gothic mural of monstrous proportions installed in honour of... the upcoming Diablo 4 Open Beta. The Cathedral of Diablo, as it has been dubbed, was brought to life by artist Adam Miller and his team inside the...
News Diablo 4 Open Beta Dated for March on PS5, PS4, Pre-Orders Get Early Access
Includes all of Act 1
Blizzard has confirmed that the open beta for Diablo 4 will be unleashed in March. It'll be available on both PS5 and PS4, and you'll be able to play through the game's prologue and first act. Based on our own early access to the action RPG back in December, that represents roughly ten hours of content. Anyway, a pre-order...
News Diablo 4 Unleashes Hell on PS5, PS4 in June 2023
Hot, hot, hot
Diablo 4 now has a confirmed release date on PS5 and PS4. It adds to what's shaping up to be a very busy summer on PlayStation, set to launch on the 6th June, 2023. You can catch the date at the end of the trailer above, which features a rather stunning siege of hell cinematic. You can also give our Diablo 4 preview a read if you...
Preview 20 Hours of Diablo 4 on PS5 Has Us Believing in Blizzard's Latest Trip to Hell
Over the last week or so, we've spent around 20 hours with a preview build of Diablo 4 on PS5, with near full access to a generous (and mostly snowy) chunk of the game's open world map. Complete with a series of main story missions and a range of side quests, it's fair to say that we've developed a decent idea of what the upcoming action...
Rumour Diablo 4 Unleashes Hell in April 2023
Getting hot in here
Diablo 4 will target an April 2023 release date, according to fresh rumours from XboxEra, which have been backed up by Windows Central. Officially, the action RPG is on track for an entirely vague 2023 launch. Given that the game's closed beta test is currently ongoing, a full release in the first half of next year does make...
News Devoted Diablo Players to Be Selected for Diablo 4 Closed End Game Beta
Gotta pump those numbers up
A closed beta focusing on Diablo 4's end game has been announced, and dedicated players will be chosen to shape the upcoming action RPGs' most challenging content, with PS5 and PS4 players eligible to take part. If you have spent a "significant" amount of time playing the end-game experiences of Diablo 2: Resurrected and...
Rumour Over 40 Minutes of Diablo 4 Gameplay Has Apparently Leaked
Day for it
More than 40 minutes of gameplay from the Diablo 4 beta has apparently leaked, on the same day that 90-odd videos that purport to be early work-in-progress clips of Grand Theft Auto VI surfaced online, which has to be some kind of record. We won't be hosting the content directly, but the leak looks to have originated over
News Diablo 4 Will Be a Full Price Release with Premium Cosmetic Items and Expansions
Blizzard has opened up on the model that it's using for Diablo 4. Just in case there was any doubt, Diablo 4 will be a full price release. There were some rumours floating around that it could end up being free-to-play, but that speculation was clearly unfounded. However, Blizzard is keen to point out that it wants to support...
News Diablo 4 Goes Open World with Full Cross-Play on PS5, PS4 in 2023
Gets a big gameplay trailer
It was always expected, but Diablo 4 has been officially confirmed for PS5 as well as PS4. It's also landed a vague 2023 release window, as well as a relatively in-depth gameplay trailer, which we've embedded above. We think it's all looking rather promising. Blizzard says that the game has over 140 dungeons scatted...
News Diablo 4 Dev Update Talks of More than 150 Procedurally Generated Dungeons
Open closed world
With everything that's been happening with Activision Blizzard on both business and legal levels, it's easy to forget that the company still has a number of video games in development. Indeed, titles like Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 are still very much in the works, even though setbacks within the company have quite clearly had an...
News Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Delayed, Seemingly to 2023
Blizzard blockbusters pushed back
Activision Blizzard, the mega-publisher behind some of gaming's most popular franchises, has just delayed two key releases. In the company's latest quarterly financial report, it's stated that Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 have been pushed back. These two games are Blizzard's most hotly anticipated titles, and both...
News Diablo 2: Resurrected Beta Timings Confirmed, Open Beta Begins Next Week on PS5, PS4
We're all going to hell
You'll be able to try out Diablo 2: Resurrected for yourself in the very near future, Blizzard has confirmed. Two different betas will be taking place this month, both on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. The first beta kicks off this very weekend, starting from the 13th August. However, only those who have pre-ordered Diablo...
News Diablo 2: Resurrected Goes to Hell on PS5, PS4 in September
Back for more
Diablo 2: Resurrected has an official release date. The remastered and readjusted action RPG slaughters demons of all shapes and sizes this September on both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. The 23rd September, to be precise. Are you up for the return of Diablo 2? Pick your favourite class in the comments section below.
News Diablo 2 Remaster Looking to Use Haptic Feedback on PS5
Diablo 2: Resurrected is setting itself up to be more than just a simple remaster, with remake specialists Vicarious Visions at the helm and promising a huge range of improvements. But with the PS5 version specifically, we could be looking at full DualSense controller support, with the studio confirming that it's keen to incorporate haptic...
News Diablo 2: Resurrected Is In Very Capable Hands with Crash Trilogy and Tony Hawk Remake Dev
Vicarious Visions to the rescue
It was rumoured weeks before the actual announcement, but now it's been confirmed: Vicarious Visions, the Activision studio that crafted both Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 & 2, is developing Diablo 2: Resurrected. News dropped last month that Vicarious Visions had been merged into...
News Diablo 2: Resurrected Goes to Hell on PS5, PS4 in 2021
Long rumoured remaster confirmed
Blizzard has officially confirmed the existence of the long rumoured Diablo 2 remaster. It's called Diablo 2: Resurrected, and it's coming to both PS5 and PS4 at some point later this year. As you'd expect, this is a full HD revisit, and it includes the Lord of Destruction expansion. It also has cross progression...
News The Rogue Class Returns in Diablo 4
Knife in the dark
A fourth playable character class has been confirmed for Diablo 4: the Rogue. Originally a playable class in the first Diablo, the Rogue is exactly what you'd expect. They can wield bows and crossbows at long range, or they can get in close with swords or daggers. You can see some brief gameplay footage in the trailer that we've...
News Don't Expect Diablo 4 or Overwatch 2 to Launch This Year
Activision rules both out
During its latest earnings call, Activision confirmed that neither Diablo 4 nor Overwatch 2 will launch this year. The two titles were originally announced back at BlizzCon 2019 and have been completely missing in action ever since, and 2021 doesn't appear to be the right time for them either. That doesn't rule out more...
News Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Are Almost Certainly PS5 Games
Blizzard doesn't know when they'll launch
Blizzcon 2019 lifted the lid on two of Blizzard's biggest upcoming games this past weekend -- Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2. They're new installments in two incredibly popular franchises, but we wouldn't expect either of them to actually release any time soon. The publisher has stated that even it doesn't know...
Gallery Diablo 4 Concept Art Is Beautifully Grim, Shows Characters, Environments, and More
Hell and back
Diablo 4 is official, and its concept art is bloody stunning. Blizzard has released a whole load of drawings from development, showing off playable character classes, various locations, the kind of gear you can expect to find while looting the corpses of your enemies, and more. Below, you can feast your eyes on all of the concept art...
News Diablo 4 Set to Have Cosmetic Microtransactions and Paid Expansions
When Diablo 4 was announced yesterday (at the time of writing), many of our regular readers rocked up into the comments section to discuss potential microtransactions -- and guess what? They've just been confirmed. During a Twitch stream by Quin69 who got to sit down and play an early build at BlizzCon 2019 -- thanks Skill Up for pointing...
News Diablo 4 Has a 'Shared Open World', Campaign Is Non-Linear
Sanctuary for all
Blizzard has dropped a lot more details on Diablo 4 than we were expecting. The action role-playing game -- which is in development for PlayStation 4 -- will feature a "shared open world" in which players can meet up and adventure together or trade with one another. This open world will be split up into five different regions, and...
News Diablo 4 Gameplay Shows a Clear Return to the Dark Horror of Diablo 2
Combat, classes, and more
Blizzard is taking a step back from the comicbook vibes of Diablo 3 with Diablo 4, it would seem. Revealed during the opening ceremony of BlizzCon 2019, Diablo 4 looks set to return to the dark fantasy that was so prevalent in Diablo 2, complete with more greys and browns than a rundown council estate. The action...
News Diablo 4 Finally Announced, Will Bring Hell to PS4
Diablo 4 has finally been announced after years of supposed leaks, rumours, and countless speculative posts all over the internet. The action role-playing game was unveiled during BlizzCon 2019's opening ceremony, and debuted with the lengthy cinematic trailer that we've embedded above. The game is currently in development for PlayStation...
Rumour Diablo 4 Is Much Darker and Grittier than Diablo 3, Might Be Open World
Nods to Diablo 2
There's a big Diablo 4 leak doing the rounds, and it seems to have a lot of weight to it. Reddit user PracticalBrush12 -- who has leaked accurate information for numerous games in the past -- goes into quite a bit of depth with regards to Blizzard's eagerly anticipated sequel. Apparently, Diablo 4 will return to the darker and...
News Don't Expect Diablo 4 This Year, No Big Blizzard Games Coming in 2019
Out in the cold
We pretty much know that Blizzard is hard at work on Diablo 4. Many were expecting an announcement to arrive at last year's BlizzCon, but were left disappointed when a mobile title was revealed instead. Now, it seems as though we won't be getting news of the game any time soon, or any other Blizzard titles for that matter...
News Diablo III's Retro Darkening of Tristram Event Is Back
Hell still burns
The Darkening of Tristram has returned to Diablo III, giving players a chance to play through the levels of the original Diablo. The annual event adds the explorable areas and bosses of the first game, complete with an optional pixelated visual filter. It's good fun, and it's live right now if you fancy busting some demon skulls...
News Report Suggests Diablo 4 Announcement Was Removed from BlizzCon 2018
But Blizzard disputes claim
Things got a little heated over in the Diablo camp over the weekend. Blizzard closed its BlizzCon 2018 opening ceremony with a mobile game announcement that left everyone feeling a little put out. Despite the publisher's warning to keep expectations in check, fans of the series were outraged when Diablo 4 failed to...
News Blizzard Reiterates More Diablo Projects are in the Works After Diablo Immortal Backlash
Blizzard has been taking one hell of a beating after it revealed Diablo Immortal over the weekend at Blizzcon 2018. A mobile-only title, it's safe to say that a lot of fans were expecting more from the event's big opening ceremony, which promised to reveal the future of the Diablo franchise. In an effort to dampen the backlash --...
News A New Diablo Game's Been Announced, But It's Not the One a Lot of People Wanted
So Blizzcon 2018 is underway, and during the event's opening ceremony, Blizzard revealed what's next for the Diablo franchise. After months and months of rumours, speculation, and a bit of expectation dampening from Blizzard itself, Diablo Immortal was officially announced. Diablo Immortal is a brand new Diablo game that takes place between...
News Blizzard Tempers Expectations for Big Diablo News at BlizzCon 2018
Cold day in hell
Will Diablo IV be announced at BlizzCon 2018? For a while there it was starting to seem more and more likely, with Blizzard dropping hints that the future of its loot-heavy role-playing series would be unveiled at next month's event, but now the developer's trying to temper expectations. It's posted a statement on the official...
News Diablo: Reign of Terror Merch Has Nothing to Do with New Games or Announcements, Says Blizzard
BlizzCon 2018 takes place early next month, but it seems as though people just can't wait to hear what Blizzard has to say about the future of Diablo. Recently, fans discovered new Diablo-themed merchandise on the official Blizzard store, all of it filed under 'Diablo: Reign of Terror'. Naturally, this sparked speculation over whether...
News Diablo III Cross-Play May Not Be Happening After All
Blizzard issues statement
You may have caught a recent story claiming that Blizzard is actively working on bringing cross-platform play functionality to Diablo III. The news came via a representative of the company, so it seemed pretty concrete, but as it turns out, it ain't actually the truth. Blizzard has issued a statement saying that cross-play...
News Diablo III Cross-Play Is Coming at Some Point, Says Blizzard
Blizzard seems pretty confident that cross-platform play will eventually be added to Diablo III. Speaking to Business Insider Australia, a representative said that it's "a question of when, not if". No beating around the bush there, then. There are no details to go on yet, but with the Nintendo Switch version of the game around the...
News The Future of Diablo Will Definitely Be Detailed Next Month
Blizzard confirms two Diablo panels
The schedule for BlizzCon 2018 has been revealed, confirming what we already kind of knew: there's big Diablo news coming next month. Blizzard will be taking to the stage not once, but twice to talk about the franchise. The first panel is scheduled to take place right after the convention's opening ceremony,...
News Multiple Diablo Projects in the Works as Blizzard Teases Reveal Later This Year
Speak of the devil
Blizzard is gearing up for something big with regards to the Diablo series and has been for some time, but we still don't quite know what the developer has been cooking. Fortunately, it sounds like we're getting some details in the relatively near future. Community manager Brandy Camel has popped up in a new video over on...
News Diablo III's Annual Darkening of Tristram Event Is Back
Back to the beginning
Diablo III's The Darkening of Tristram event is back for the second year running, and you can dive in right now on PlayStation 4. The event lasts until the 30th January, so you've got plenty of time to hoover up the exclusive loot that it offers. So, what actually is The Darkening of Tristram? Well, basically, it brings the...
News Diablo III's Necromancer Pack Raises the Dead Later This Month, Costs $14.99
After months of waiting for a release date, we finally know when the Necromancer is heading to Diablo III. The aptly named Rise of the Necromancer Pack will include the brand new class along with a bunch of smaller add-ons which we've listed below. Non-combat pet A pair of cosmetic wings New Necromancer-themed Banner Shape, Sigil, and...
News Diablo III's New Necromancer Class Gets a Creepy Opening Movie
Still no release date, though
Diablo III's Necromancer is currently in its testing phase, and it's supposed to be arriving with the game's next big patch. Blizzard still hasn't given us a confirmed release date, but it has revealed the class' opening cinematic just to make the wait that much harder. You can find the male version above and the female...
News Diablo III Patch 1.18 Brings Seasons to PS4, Out Now
We're going to win the league
Diablo III's popular seasons game mode has arrived on PlayStation 4 as part of a new update. Patch 1.18 is available to download now on Sony's console, bringing with it a number of improvements - but obviously, the big talking point here is the aforementioned seasons. In a nutshell, seasons allows players to...
News Blizzard Shares a Little More Info on Diablo III's New Necromancer
Up and at 'em
At some point later this year, Diablo III will be getting a whole new playable character class in the form of the Necromancer. We don't have too much to go on when it comes to analysing this corpse-raising warrior, but at least Blizzard seems to enjoy drip feeding us new information. In an official blog post, the developer goes over...
News Diablo III Necromancer Details Rise From the Grave Next Week
Diablo III is getting a brand new playable character at some point this year, but we know very little about it right now. That's all set to change next week, however, as Blizzard plans to show off the role-playing loot-'em-up's latest class on the 27th January as part of a developer livestream. The upcoming Necromancer will,...
News Here's What Diablo III's PS4 Pro Support Does
The devil's in the details
The tech heads over at Digital Foundry are at it again, this time examining Diablo III's latest PlayStation 4 update, which provides PS4 Pro support. Given that the official patch notes don't actually mention what kind of support to expect, the publication's latest video proves to be a handy guide. The big talking point...