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While many might wonder if Blizzard's upcoming next-gen MMO, 'Titan' will tempt players away from World of Warcraft, the studio's said it's main "shorter-term" concern is if Diablo III will cannibalise the MMO's audience.

Blizzard co-founder and EVP of product development, Frank Pearce has told Gamasutra he thinks the PC RPG is similar enough to attract players away from WoW - but Blizzard might as well cannibalise its own audience rather than a competitor.
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2013... it's so far away...
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I believe it, many WoW players are blizzard fans in general and will get D3.

ActiBlizzard is foolish to think they can treat D3 as a completetly separate userbase.
    
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I believe it, many WoW players are blizzard fans in general and will get D3.

ActiBlizzard is foolish to think they can treat D3 as a completetly separate userbase.
Maybe thats why they have that job posting for console.
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I've lost all interest in D3... sorry Blizzard you blew it, taking waaaayyyy too long.
If these people haven't got bored of WoW by now they never will, in fact they probably prefer to be called their in game names at this point in real life...
WoW kept me busy for 6 months then I was done, reached level cap, killed all the raids, got all the PvP gear and beat all the dungeons on heroic. It really isn't that grand of a game even for MMO standards.
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Maybe thats why they have that job posting for console.
I'll probably buy it if you can do pvp cross platform. If not guess I will just buy torchlight 2 when that comes out, graphics aren't much better in D3 anyway.
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WoW kept me busy for 6 months then I was done, reached level cap, killed all the raids, got all the PvP gear and beat all the dungeons on heroic. It really isn't that grand of a game even for MMO standards.
Doubt it.

Post armory link of character or it didn't happen (especially all the PvP gear part unless you were in a top rated team and a top raiding guild at the same time and had absolutely 0 life for those 6 months and have god like skills).
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Doubt it.

Post armory link of character or it didn't happen (especially all the PvP gear part unless you were in a top rated team and a top raiding guild at the same time and had absolutely 0 life for those 6 months and have god like skills).
Why you mad that he beat QoQWoW in 6 months? Its a finished game FOR HIM.
    
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Doubt it.

Post armory link of character or it didn't happen (especially all the PvP gear part unless you were in a top rated team and a top raiding guild at the same time and had absolutely 0 life for those 6 months and have god like skills).
Err, what he said is totally feasible. WoW is easy these days. By 'all the' PvP gear, he won't mean the best available...unless, yeah, he's god like.
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Sort of related, I just spotted this: http://www.game.co.uk/Games/PC-Games.../?s=Diablo+III - games for windows FTW :| Not to be taken seriously ofc
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