Why is Blizzard Creating Diablo Immortal?

Posted by DHAdmin on February 28th, 2019 at 11:46 am
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Why is Blizzard Creating Diablo Immortal?

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Ever since Diablo was released back in 1996, the action-packed dungeon crawler has remained a staple in the gaming world. Not only did it blow all of the competition away, but it also spawned several imitators from companies looking to recreate the immensely entertaining, dungeon-crawling grind that the Diablo series is now famous for.

Why A Mobile Game?

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After Blizzard was able to capture the hearts of console players when they released Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition, it seemed the game developers could do no wrong. This is probably why their decision to create a mobile version of the classic ARPG, though undoubtedly controversial, didnít completely turn players away. Some players are even excited about their favorite game finally reaching smartphones.

After all, dystopian adventures and post-apocalyptic RPGs are all the rage right now. One of the most successful console games so far this year is the Resident Evil II remake, while popular mobile game Plants vs Zombies continues to draw in more players looking for a quirky take on the end of days. Meanwhile, even the iGaming industry is embracing the fad, with apocalyptic slot game Lost Vegas receiving tons of praise and positive reviews.

That said, casino games always seem to have been ahead of the curve when it comes to creepy fantasy, as well as when it comes to mobile gaming. Jackpotcity is referenced here as having over 400 slots including Immortal Romance, Lost Vegas and several other edgy games. All of these titles are available to play on mobile, giving players on-the-go access to their favorite games wherever and whenever they feel like playing. Really, the iGaming industry is ahead of the game when it comes to mobile gaming and gloomy games, so it's no surprise that massive companies like Blizzard are keen to follow the industry's lead.

What Do We Know About Diablo Immortal?

Though there is no official release date for the game's release yet, rumor has it that we will see it in both Google Play and Apple Store by the end of 2019. What we do know is that the title is being worked on by leading industry expert NetEase to ensure that the click and slash system Diablo players have come to know and love will translate properly to touchscreen.

As for the story, it's thought that Diablo Immortal will begin five years after the end of Diablo II. That's right: We'll be exploring exactly what happened following the destruction of the Worldstone and finding out how the world of Diablo III got so... miserable. Tyrael, Malthael, Leah and Deckard will all be making appearances, in addition to Valla and Josen, who both previously appeared in Heroes of the Storm. As for enemies, Baal and Skarn are probably going to making appearances during the mobile game.

As if that wasn't exciting enough, apparently Blizzard will be introducing new abilities and techniques that have never appeared in a Diablo game before, and though the six classes will remain the same, they will apparently work together in a variety of new ways.

We're sure more information will come out about the game before it officially reaches smartphones, especially since it's sure to be a big release. For now, though, we'll just have to wait and hope that Blizzard doesn't mess it up.

Book of Adria: A Diablo Beastiary Now Available

Posted by DHAdmin on February 14th, 2019 at 2:00 am
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Diablo III Book of Adria

"This book must never be returned to the Coven. They are not worthy of its secrets"

Traitor. Heretic. Witch. Adria is one woman who is not a stranger to any of these words. Who knew a common seller of magical items could become one of Sanctuary's most terrifying monsters?

As we all know, villains are not made overnight. The power that lies within Adria is one that was acquired through years of hard work. Right now, she has is a dedicated servant of the Lord of Terror, awaiting his oncoming resurrection. But in the past she was a scholar and Coven witch who left with a great deal of secret knowledge

You can acquire this knowledge by venturing into the dark abyss in Diablo: Book of Adria.

Diablo III Book of Adria cover

The Book of Adria, which is part beautiful art book with gorgeous illustrations and part tome of lore, will reveal to you about Sanctuary's various inhabitants and help you understand things you didn't know about the Burning Hells and High Heavens as you read through the witch's notes.

It will even tell you about the inner workings of the Coven. This book contains tons of Diablo history through its untold stories, meticulous illustrations and valuable insights.

Diablo III Book of Adria pages

If you consider yourself a master collector of Diablo lore, you need this book. The Book of Adria can now be purchased on the Blizzard Gear Store, Amazon and other online stores. Be warned that the chance of unleashing something purely evil exists if you decide to perform one of its dark rituals. The sellers of the book will not be held responsible if you summon your worst nightmare from the depths of hell.

You have been warned. With knowledge, comes absolute power, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Updated Tips for #Newphalem

Posted by DHAdmin on February 7th, 2019 at 1:33 am
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Diablo III Season 16 questions answers

The battle for Sanctuary just got an influx of new players since the Nintendo Switch got its own version of Diablo III that is why some questions need to be answered for the newcomers.Here are some answers for your most wondering questions. Thanks for sharing your tips with us.

Question: What do new players need to know about hunting?

Answers:Before buying expensive items when you are starting out, head on over to Kadala and purchase cheaper ones instead.

Open every chest you come across!It only takes a second, and they can provide helpful upgrades (including stronger items).

If you out level a Legendary item with a unique power, you can add it to Kanai's Cube, letting you keep the power even without the item.

If you find a duplicate Set Item, you can convert it to a different piece of the set in Kanai's Cube.

Equip a cosmetic pet in the Mystic in Adventure Mode to get a helpful ally that can pick up any gold thatís lying around.

Diablo III Season 16 cosmetics

Question: What are your crafting tips for new players?

Answers: Don't worry too much about customising items with the Artisans or buying items from vendors before you hit level 70; you will still find useful gear upgrades by just playing through the game.

You can gain access to stronger gear by equipping items that lower the level required to equipped them; you can craft them with a Blacksmith or look for them when defeated enemies drop items.

When you are just beginning, collect every item; you can always crafts useful items with the Blacksmith, which will allow you to salvage what you don't need formats.

Diablo III Season 16 followers

Tip #3: Your Followers can be strong allies in battle! Don't forget to keep their skills and gear up to date along with your own.

Question: What are your tips for gearing up your Followers?

Followers are powerful companions who join you in battle. They'll accompany you as you venture outside of the safety of town and attack any threats you come across.

As you progress through the game, you'll be joined by three followers: Templar, Scoundrel and enchantress

Followers fight for you automatically, but you can choose skills for them that affect their behavior in combat and train them for you.

Followers are most useful for their Crowd Control effects. By this I mean that they can cast stuns, slow, freeze, confuse, blind, or a myriad other actions to help you. These abilities come from the equipment you place on them. The Enchantress can even turn enemies into silly chickens with one of her skills.

You also have control over their skills to aid in your health or resource generation.

Another thing the Cannot Die token combined with a Unity Ring pair (one for the Follower, and one for you), can actually double the damage your character can take in battle.

Tip #4: Myriam the Mystic can change the appearance of items and allow you to reroll stats be sure to customize your gear!

Myriam Jahzia can see the future, by empowering your equipment and carefully guiding your journey, Myriam believes that she can help bring hope to the world. It's up to you to prove the truth of her vision.

Question: What do you think are the most important stats for different item slots?

Don't worry too much about customizing items with the Artisans or buying items from vendors before you hit level 70; you'll still find useful gear upgrades by just playing through the game.

Diablo III Season 16 old look and new look

Tip #5: Adventure Mode contains exclusive zones like the Ruins of Sescheron, Greyhollow Island,and the Realms of Fate

Question:Which one of the Adventure Mode-exclusive zones you to visit first?

Share Your Tips for #Newphalem

Posted by DHAdmin on February 3rd, 2019 at 11:10 am
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Diablo III Season 16 questions

The battle for Sanctuary just got an influx of new players since the Nintendo Switch got its own version of Diablo III that is why some questions need to be answered for the newcomers.

For console and PC players, there is a wealth of game knowledge at their disposal, which is great. So, on top of posting helpful tips on social media, the Diablo III team will be blogging as well to share helpful information to connect these groups of people.

Useful tips from seasoned pros from the Diablo community will be featured on a weekly basis. Drop a comment on Twitter or share your views in the comments section below if you have something helpful new players should know. New topics will be covered every week, so if you can't contribute to the current topic, don't worry about it.

If you have any additions, now is your chance for the community to see them.!

Diablo III Season 16 tips and questions

Tip #1: Set, Legendary, Rare, Magic and Common are the five types of items in Diablo III. The mostThe most powerful items on the list are Set and Legendary, which need identification before use.

Question: What do new players need to know about hunting?

Question: What are some useful item hunting tips for new players?

Tip #2: Don't forget you can customise specific gear pieces using Artisans you find in each town hub.

Question: What are your crafting tips for new players?

Update for Diablohub III Patch 2.6.4 - Misc Fixes and Enhancements

Posted by DHAdmin on January 23rd, 2019 at 12:33 pm
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Announcement: Diablo III Patch 2.6.4 Update Now Available in the USA


Patch 2.6.4 update

A fix for the 2.6.4 Patch is now available for players in the Americas. Next time you login, you'll be prompted to download the patch and install.

Quality of Live Changes


In this version of the patch there are some important Quality of Live changes that have been added by popular request. Most of these updates have centered around clearer signals for Primal Legendary drops.

There are now 10 additional Armory tabs, 5 more than previously.



Legendary Potions are now indicated in the action bar and can be activated by right-clicking on the icon, whereas previously they were stored in the player inventory.

Great Rift Keystones are now kept in the Materials tab. Any existing Keystones have been automatically been moved from your inventory and stash for you.

Primal Legendaries are now more clearly marked, flagged by a red beam when they drop. They are now shown by a red pentagram icon on the mini-map and they also have a red border and updated background on their icons.


Greater Rifts Philosophy

The feedback Blizzard received was that the play during the course of a Greater Rift, where you had to micro-manage Paragon points, wasn't really engaging gameplay. At the same time, it wasn't really consistent with the other requirements for entering the Greater Rift.

Also, the following changes to matchmaking are aimed as making it easier for players to locate groups for Greater Rifts as previously the window between Greater Rifts is usually too small;



Paragon Points can't be swapped when a Greater Rift is active



Players can now be aligned with public games when a Greater Rift is open



Players who join this way won't be allowed to enter the Active Rift, but players already inside it will be allowed to continue with no additional difficulty scaling until the run is over.


Season of Grandeur


The Buff for the Season of Grandeur has been put into place



The Buff gives Seasonal players the legendary power from the Ring of Royal Grandeur and doesn't stack with an additional Ring of Royal Grandeur (whether or equipped or in Kanai's Cube).



Unlike prior Seasonal Buffs, this one won't apply to Non-Seasonal players.



When you finish a Greater Rift level 70 solo for the 1st time in a Season, a Primal Legendary is guaranteed to drop from the Rift Guardian


Class Set Changes Philosophy


If we were to sum up this fix, Blizzard are fine-tuning all class sets to improve diversity at higher level (70 and above) rifts.



Most of these parameters have been adjusted based on your feedback and our own observations.



Keep the feedback coming!!!!



 

Here are the details of the changes;


All Classes


Legacy of Nightmares


The (2) Set bonus has been increased from 100% to 750%

Barbarian


The Legacy of Raekor

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 2800% to 5500%



Immortal King's Call

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 1500% to 4000%



Might of the Earth

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 5600% to 20000%



Wrath of the Wastes

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 3000% to 10000%


Crusader


Thorns of the Invoker

The (2) Set bonus has been increased from 140% to 350%



The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 5400% to 15000%



Roland's Legacy

The (4) Set bonus has been increased from 3300% to 13000%



The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 50% increased Attack Speed to 75%



Seeker of the Light

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 2000% Blessed Hammer damage to 12000%


Demon Hunter


Embodiment of the Maruader

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 3000% to 12000%



Unhallowed Essence

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 100% to 350%



Natalya's Vengeance

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 3500% to 14000%



The Shadow's Mantle

The (2) Set bonus has been increased from 1200% to 6000%



The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 50000% to 75000%


Monk


Uliana's Strategem

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 2100% to 9000%



Inna's Mantra

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 150% to 750%



Monkey King's Garb

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 1000% to 1500%



Raiment of a Thousand Storms

The (2) Set bonus has been increased from 100% to 400%



The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 13000% Dashing Strike damage to 60000%



The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 1300% Spirit Generator damage to 6000%



Necromancer


Trag'Oul's Avatar

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 3300% to 3800%



Witch Doctor


Spirit of Arachyr

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 4500% to 9000%



Helltooth Harness

The (2) Set bonus has been increased from 1500% to 3000%



The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 4400% to 9000%



Raiment of the Jade Harvester

The (2) Set bonus has been increased from 560 seconds to 3500 seconds



The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 1650 seconds to 10000 seconds



Zunimassa's Haunt

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 5500% to 15000%



Wizard


Tal Rasha's Elements

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 750% to 2000%



Delsere's Magnum Opus

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 3800% to 8500%



Vyr's Amazing Arcana

The (6) Set bonus has been increased from 50% bonus damage to 100%

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