March 11, 2016

Diablo 3 Patch 2.4.1 New Virtual Pets

Earlier this week we posted a bunch of infos and pics of new cosmetic items and wings players have found in Patch 2.4.1 on the PTR. Fan reaction has been mixed, with some liking the new visuals and others angrily stomping their pitchforks and rabblerabbling about how Diablo 2 had no transmog and dagnabit they liked it that way. Personally I’ve got a foot in each camp, and the more time I spend in MP games with players wearing glowing wings, the more I remember that I prefer to play solo.

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By: Flux

September 23, 2015

Blizzard on Enraged Phantoms/Ghosts

Lately, my play time has been pretty heavy. I’ve been fortunate and free enough to put in enough time to push me into gr 60+ seasonal so far, and I’ve finally hit what I like to call the seatbelt. There have always been seatbelts on us when grifting. They are mechanics placed in the game as limiters. Something that practice can’t overcome. In previous seasons it was the elite affix thunderstorm or jailer. Instant, unavoidable damage. Regardless of player skill, this was your gear check. It has always been the limiting factor when topping out on the high end. Sure monster damage and health scaling also control our destiny at the higher difficulty level, but most damage is avoidable if you can dodge it. These were our seatbelts.

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By: nerdwards