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Activision-Blizzard promises new Call of Duty, Diablo III "this year"

Posted: 10.02.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Activision-Blizzard has released a financial report for both the calendar year 2011 as well as its fiscal fourth quarter. For the quarter ending on the 31st December, revenues were $1.41 billion, slightly down from the $1.43 billion made in the same period last year, while Activision-Blizzard made $4.76 billion in revenue for calendar 2011, compared with $4.45 billion in 2010.

Public chat channels "will be in Diablo III, barring any catastrophe"

Posted: 09.02.2012 by Technet2k

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You can put down the pitchforks and torches - Blizzard's Community Manager Bashiok has admitted he was "stupid and wrong" to say Diablo III had no public chat channels.

In the light-hearted dig at himself, Bashiok confirms the public chat will be arriving in an upcoming beta patch for the action-RPG. Only some "catastrophe" could cause them to be removed.

Blizzard cap Diablo III co-op at 4, no voice-chat at launch

Posted: 07.02.2012 by Technet2k

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Upcoming action-RPG Diablo III from Blizzard won't be allowing more than 4 players together in a game, despite having 5 character classes to choose from. No reason was stated.

There won't be any voice-chat support at launch as the studio wants to make sure it works perfectly. There are also no plans for a higher resolution pack of textures - no 'ultra'.

Blizzard sends out an additional 100K Diablo III beta invites in US

Posted: 04.02.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Blizzard has sent out an additional 100,000 Diablo III beta invites to US gamers. Players have been advised, however, to directly check their Battle.net accounts, as email phishing has also been reported as well.

Blizzard axes companion pets and reforging scrolls in Diablo III

Posted: 27.01.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Last week, Blizzard revealed some of the major changes and cuts they'd made late in their development of Diablo III. Apparently, they haven't stopped slashing features, as it has been announced that they've axed companion pets and scrolls of reforging.