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hurtlocker

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Diablo Immortal
« on: November 02, 2018, 03:56:29 PM »
A new game for your phone??? No, just fucking no.

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2018, 04:02:33 PM »
lol wut

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2018, 04:02:55 PM »
I just can't imagine that this won't suck moose balls.  How fucking out of touch are they?

They are just trying to find new ways of milking D3 concepts.  Switch and now this.  Holy cow they missed the boat on this one.

I have a 40 minute train commute, but with this being MMO and probably full of micro-transactions it will not work for me.

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2018, 04:11:09 PM »
Not gonna play this.

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2018, 04:17:59 PM »
It'll be a bunch of micro-transaction infested crap with shit gameplay because mobile.

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2018, 04:18:02 PM »
A goddamn mobile mmo. Just... why?

Mobile
MMO

the two things core Diablo players do not want.

Blizz has totally lost touch with the Diablo playerbase.

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2018, 04:30:32 PM »
The comments on this video are worth the price of admission.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=144&v=ZkDAk-p9LFQ

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2018, 04:54:11 PM »
The comments on their twitter feed are priceless too.

"People would have been less disappointed if you cancelled the series."

"I admire the two of you worldwide who are excited about this."


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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2018, 05:01:10 PM »
The reaction has been absolutely barbaric.



And I mean it has been barbaric everywhere; twitter, youtube, their own forums.  There is no escaping it. 

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2018, 05:12:07 PM »
lol

It just got worse.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41XpjeCRrsk

Turns out that the game is actually a reskinned version of the above game made by the same developer.

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2018, 05:18:47 PM »
Is there confirmation? I didn't think there was enough Diablo Immortal gameplay shown yet to come to that conclusion.

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2018, 10:39:45 PM »
Pay a while and listen

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #12 on: November 03, 2018, 12:17:06 AM »
LOL, the ratio on the announcement video, 5k likes, 137k dislikes.  And apparently someone at Blizzard was deleting all the nasty comments, but there were so many that they couldn't stop them, and those people reposted over and over until they stopped deleting them.

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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #13 on: November 03, 2018, 10:41:52 AM »
I've read speculation that the new game is really aimed at the Chinese market.  That this style game is a popular genre in China.


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Re: Diablo Immortal
« Reply #14 on: November 03, 2018, 11:00:11 AM »
It's not crazy for a company to want to get into both the Chinese market and the Mobile market, that part of this is fine (not "great news", but understandable).  This was obviously not the place for this announcement though, and arguably not the franchise to do it with.  You have a captive audience of your hardcore fans who are almost all PC players (across all Blizzard titles), and secondarily console gamers (though most Blizzard games come much later to consoles if they come at all), and you're making the next game in a beloved series exclusively not PC and not console.  On top of that is the deal with Netease which basically looks like Blizzard doesn't care enough to make their own game, so they hate their audience AND their own property.  They could've announced D4, D1/D2 remasters, a D2 patch, extra D3 content, or absolutely nothing and done better.