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They should make new games instead of sitting on the WoW goldmine. I want Diablo 4! Warcraft 4! And no MMOs and MOBAs!
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I'd rather have WC2 remade... but I guess that's just me.

Nope, thats not just you. I would rather have them make a WarCraft II remaster as well. The third one doesnt really need a remaster as it runs pretty well on newer OSes and hardware.
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Don't stunts like this only hold back the gaming industry as a whole and set a bad example for future gaming companies? This is starting to look like a desperate move to me.


Is innovation dead?
    
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Don't stunts like this only hold back the gaming industry as a whole and set a bad example for future gaming companies? This is starting to look like a desperate move to me.


Is innovation dead?

Seems like it, for the past few years all we have been getting were sequels and remasters, nothing new.
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Don't stunts like this only hold back the gaming industry as a whole and set a bad example for future gaming companies? This is starting to look like a desperate move to me.


Is innovation dead?

I think stunts like the real money auction house were much worse for everyone. That said, you can't sell remakes unless you make an amazing classic game first. So if the example they are setting is, "make a game as good as WC3, SC, and D2, wait 10 years, then sell remakes," I am 100% OKAY WITH THAT.

I don't think its desperate either. Look at the big remakes getting tons of attention. Age of Empires, FF7, etc. Acti-Blizzard probably needs some cash to help offset the acquisition they just made and fund future projects. If remakes are selling, then Blizzard has the most qualified portfolio for remakes of any company. Its a low risk, low investment way to make a lot of money. Cash grab? Absolutely. Desperate? Not so much.
    
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If Blizzard is really doing a remake in HD of the good old games, maybe it's the nudge they need to get back on track in making good games again. I still play warcraft III on windows 10, no issues at all. As for diablo 2..i already got path of exile thumb.gif
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A Warcraft III remake would be a dream coming true to me. I loved playing it for more than 10 years, but lately the maphacks screwed it. Getting rid of this and playing it with new 16:9 graphics would be awesome.
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I'd like WC3 remastred but custom games made wc3 and wc3 balance was horendous, Blade Master+early items was overly dominant and then you have the issue of Druid of the "I do EVERYTHING" design fiasco.

It seems you haven't played it on high level. Archmage and his eternal mana were dominating the scene when I stopped following tournaments and playing in 2013.
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Myself, brothers, and close friends still play D2. There is currently another actively play-through going, and my brother is playing a Mod on it as well right now.

A D2 remaster would be so lovely. Maybe expand upon it a little as well? Some new areas, ideas, that just couldn't fit before due to tech limits?

I'm with you on that. I just cant play d2 anymore. It physically hurts my eyes no matter what I've done. I think my monitor being so much higher in quality that all I see are pixels.
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diablo 2 with updated graphics ? .. hell yes !
( just please no cartoon d3 style )
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A Warcraft III remake would be a dream coming true to me. I loved playing it for more than 10 years, but lately the maphacks screwed it. Getting rid of this and playing it with new 16:9 graphics would be awesome.
It seems you didn't played it on high level. Archmage and his eternal mana were dominating the scene when I stopped following tournaments and playing in 2013.

They aren't building these from the ground up are they??? If so... I'm not entirely sure SC would be a good thing repackaged into the SC 2 engine. I swear they are gonna do that... WC3 = SC2 Engine then D2 = D3 engine.

So ground up completely over haul or port it into the newer engines??
    
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