Diablo 3 News

Build – The Almost Perma Archon

Sigh's new Wizard build aims to allow you to have an almost permanent Archon state. Although it doesn't require insane gear there is an emphasis on stacking up your Cooldown Reduction which is a challenge when critical chance and damage is also a consideration.  Still, he has a 56% CDR ...

Shard of Hate Bugs HotFix Coming Soon

If you've been using a Shard of Hate recently you'll have probably noticed that it's fairly overpowered, with a startling proc rate.  Unfortunately, you're not simply an extremely lucky so and so, it's been discovered you're using a bugged item.  Blizzard are due to remedy the bugs causing this in ...

Vote: Blizzard Questions Nephalem Rift Rules

Nephalem Rifts were originally called "loot runs," which reflected their design philosophy. Blizzard intended them to be quick, repeatable, randomized farming runs that players would roll again and again in the same game. That's more or less how they are working, except that some players keep wanting more rules and ...

Heartbreaking Hardcore Torment 6 Uber Diablo Battle

Great video of a 20-minute hardcore Torment 6 Uber Diablo Battle. Four Hardcore chars enter, two chars leave, with a combined 700 paragon levels of death! The wizard is broadcasting the stream and has several very close calls, running for her life with under 10% hit points and her potion ...

Blizzard on Purple Treasure Goblins and Whimsyshire Rifts

The drop quality of Purple Unique bosses got nerfed, but what about purple Treasure Goblins? Shouldn't they still drop like goblins, rather than purples? 1) Yes they should. 2) No they don't.I wouldn't agree, but I could see argument made that Snitchly shouldn't drop like a goblin, since he's a ...

Vote: Which is Reaper of Souls Weakest Class?

Almost everyone agrees that the Wizard is the strongest class. Let's flip that coin over today. Which is Reaper of Souls Weakest Class? This follow up vote was requested in the comments last time, so here we go, with community consensus on where next the buff-stick must fall.Here's the related poll from last week. The results might change slightly if we re-voted this ...

Diablo 3 Podcast #139: “RoSS” Reviews and Crusader Patch Buffs

Patch 2.0.4 brought big changes and buffs, including major changes to skills, especially for the Crusader. Is the class awesome now? Also, Reaper of Souls reviews are running lower scores than D3, even though everyone says RoS is a big improvement. Rush of discusses the sad state of gaming reviews and "journalism." Podcast features Flux, Rush, and Katniss.Show segment approximate start ...

Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition PS4 details and PAX footage

With Reaper of Souls now out for on PC, Blizzard are focusing on the PS4 version of Diablo 3 at PAX East this weekend. The PS4 version of Diablo 3 is a called the Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition and it's not a simple port of the first game either, it ...

Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls – Frozen Time Movie

Here's a lovely little fan-made movie set in the locations of Act 5 called Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls - Frozen Time Movie. It's creator, Mads Lund, has created it using a Machinima movie tool and set it to a beautiful piece of music.

Diablo 3 Patch 2.0.4 Known Issues, Part II

Blizzard has updated their list of Diablo 3 Patch 2.0.4 Known Issues. There are some bugs with skills and items you need to know about, plus more detail about the drunken cursor issue affecting some players.

Reaper of Souls GameBoy Edition?

A fan created a Reaper of Souls GameBoy edition that's so realistic looking you can almost feel your thumbs twitching. Thanks to Rush at IncGamers for the tip, and the details can be seen on Kotaku.The fan not only mocked up the box and cartridge, he even did some photoshop ...
12/4 and the Heartbleed Vulnerability

Blizzard and security was *not* affected by the world-shaking Heartbleed OpenSSL security failure, but Blizzard suggests you change your password if you use the same password for any of the millions of sites that were compromised.If you're wondering which sites were affected by this, the answer is ...

Blizzard brings new Tiered Rift Details

Blizzard brings new Tiered Rift Details, coming soon to the realms to add spice to our play experience. The thread started off with a fan asking about a DPS meter, and the Blue executed a rapid change of direction to the Tiered Rift topic.And it worked; I don't ...

Opening a Veritable Bounty of Caches

Recently I partook in some split bounty farming. Ordinarily I hate that approach, each person completing an act's Bounties and everyone in game getting a cache even though they didn't even set foot in the act. Cheeky Merlot with your cheese madam? But this was for research purposes.So last week ...