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Everybody here (at least in this thread) seems to have a pretty one sided view. Is everybody here a hardcore D2 player? Although possible, I highly doubt this game will flop. They've worked on this product for 4+ years and they're surely not going to let this be their first flop. Just think of all the marketing that Activision/Blizzard will pour into it to make sure their product stays afloat. This will get all of the casual gamers which is where the money's at. Hardcore gamers don't comprise a huge market segment in the gaming industry.

Sure, they might alienate a lot of the old D2 players, but they will find their profits in the casual gamers. Casual gamers want an easy game to play that they can just jump into. Guess what D3 is?

I agree: I don't think D3 will flop. I never knew a "casual" D2 player, but that likely speaks to who I know, not the game's overall population (it just seems like such a hardcore-encouraging game, though)...but many people will buy Blizz games no matter what (and they're not crazy - Blizz puts out good games. [I'm sure I still have my Lost Vikings cartridge somewhere...] ), hardcore or casual.

In any case, I'm not excited for the game anymore. The long wait, coupled with the not-too-exciting news lately, plus playing Torchlight [and the availability of so many other great games]...I think I'll skip D3. Still, I've no doubt it'll do well and be a reasonably good game.
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I agree: I don't think D3 will flop. I never knew a "casual" D2 player, but that likely speaks to who I know, not the game's overall population (it just seems like such a hardcore-encouraging game, though)...but many people will buy Blizz games no matter what (and they're not crazy - Blizz puts out good games. [I'm sure I still have my Lost Vikings cartridge somewhere...] ), hardcore or casual.

In any case, I'm not excited for the game anymore. The long wait, coupled with the not-too-exciting news lately, plus playing Torchlight [and the availability of so many other great games]...I think I'll skip D3. Still, I've no doubt it'll do well and be a reasonably good game.

Financial success isn't a measurement of a good game -_-
One word: COD
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Financial success isn't a measurement of a good game -_-
One word: COD

But unlike COD, these games actually have good and exciting content. COD is mostly criticized for doing the same thing over and over. Blizzard doesn't do that. We aren't at Diablo 8, we are at Diablo 3 and Blizzard has a bunch of changes and improvements. The graphics have also been improved. It's funny though, that people in this thread complain because D3 won't be like the old games, but probably frequently hate on COD for being the same every year.
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Honestly, I have faith in Blizzard. They always end up making great games. Yeah, maybe they screwed up WoW, but that took them years! D3 will be like when D2 or WoW first released.
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Originally Posted by SafeKlok;14513621 
Whichever they can charge more for.



Awesome game, the creators are working on a new game, Grim Dawn, which tbh looks darker and more sinister than diablo3.

Omg this one look way more darker and "d2 like" than d3.. and less cartoonist, but i guess it is gonna flop because d3 is a "big name" and everyone gonna buy it anyway..

Grim Dawn
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D3
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"... The reason is that it strengthens the gameplay with the current colors. The classic [gritty] colors of Diablo have been tried and it didn't work when one went from 2D to 3D, it simply got too hard to distinguish background and enemies, so it was decided that the gameplay was more important than keeping the art style." -Jay Wilson to MTV Multiplayer
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lol that grim dawn looks like crap. Diablo 3 looks amazing and the classes all are well thought out. A lot of you guys can never be pleased it seems haha.
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Go chek out on their website there is a gameplay video too the game look pretty good, for d3 i think a modern pc with an exclusive pc title can do way better then looking at a cartoon characters moving on a painted canvas.. Nowadays it look like every single hack'n'slash rpg is made cartoonist.
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l. Diablo 3 looks amazing and the classes all are well thought out.

It's true. Those rainbows look great and all the colorful streaks on the attack animations are cool. The armor needs more spikes though.

The demon hunter is so well thought out that they ripped it right out of war craft. They've been thinking about this class for YEARS when they were working on other games. It wasn't even well thought out enough when it used regular weapons either, no that was just a trial run demon hunter, so they decided to make it dual wield crossbows just to make it even more practical. Yeah. Nevermind the fact that every class spends all their time hunting demons, this one is going to be a professional DEMON HUNTER and have no advantage over any of the other classes when fighting demons.

Bravo Blizzard think tank, bravo.
    
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Diablo3 actually has the potential to fill in a part time job of making $$$$$ so atleast you can make your moneys worth what you paid for the game and profit off off of it over time, with the super cool auction house system $$$. This is of course after diablo 3 char rune/and gear upgrade/game gets beatin and you have to wait for new content.

the only way this could work if they implement a non ladder and ladder in d3 which i hope they do make some items ladd only ect like d2
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