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Wights in Diablo III

So the Cursed Woods bounty had me take a few screenshots. One because of the clear reference to Kashyyk from Star Wars. The other was this sighting of zombies – These are shuffling corpses, or the reanimated dead. Peculiarly, they have blue eyes. The only other zombie reference to have had blue eyes was in […]

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Star Wars reference in Diablo III

Ever since I have been grinding Season 6 on a Frenzy Barbarian, I have managed to sight more than a few references to popular pop culture. Perhaps it is because of this, I have been able to quickly catch specific references.

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Game of Thrones in Diablo III!

With Game of Thrones Season 6 out at pretty much the same time Diablo III Seasion VI is released, I have been following both of them. That pretty much means that I have been reading up on lore for both the game and the series. So, it came as a pleasant surprise when I saw […]

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Diablo III pays more homage to Dune

I have been playing Diablo III on and off for the last four years, and have started taking it up again. This is primarily because of the new concept of Seasons and Adventure Mode. No more do I have to keep endlessly grinding … uhh… it is a clickfest of a game, but what I […]

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Free to Play != Pay to Win

There have been games and there have been great games. Most of these games require a huge amount of time and effort to create and maintain. Along with just the technical overheads, there is also the community management aspect of the game. In short, if a company or a publishing house is releasing a game, […]

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Skyrim: Bethesda’s Redemption

The History The first time I heard of Bethesda, was when I was playing The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. The game is an open RPG where the player can freely roam about in the world completing quests and adventuring. Throughout the game, there were indications that there is a theme bigger than the game running […]

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Diablo 3: Updates

I have been waiting for almost three years for this game to release. Along with me thousands of other Diablo fans are waiting for Blizzard to announce the public beta launch date. Truth be told, it’s going to negatively impact the subscriptions of the other Blizzard games, especially World of Warcraft. Perhaps they are working […]