November 22, 2017
Archives  News  Jay Wilson Discusses Diablo III Development  


Friday, March 19, 2010
 

Click to enlarge
Jay Wilson Discusses Diablo III Development
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

MMOsite.com recently posted the results of an interview with Blizzard Entertainment's Jay Wilson about Diablo III, the upcoming continuation of its action RPG franchise. Diablo III will return the players to the world of Sanctuary, once again under threat from demonic powers.

iablo III is designed to redefine the gaming experience of Diablo series. Diablo I and Diablo II emphasized action scenes, but Diablo III intends to strengthen the game's depth so as to make it a better and more profound RPG. As the previous Diablo installments paid attention to action performance instead of role playing, the developers hope Diablo III can make progress in presenting the role-playing elements and absorb the essence of Diablo I and Diablo II at the same time.

It is the most important to determine what the essence of Diablo series is and know what has made Diablo I and Diablo II classical, Jay Wilson pointed out. If developers often review these points, they won't make mistakes and be entangled in trivial things during the development phase.

According to Jay Wilson, in order to make Diablo III approachable, developers employ a fixed perspective, mouse manipulation, distinct character types, a reality-based fantasy world and understandable game systems etc. with the hope of allowing people who play the game for the first time to know how to find monsters, cast skills and grind mobs as soon as possible. He said players would operate straight and find what they want to control in the game interface. The formerly inconvenient potion system and the same control of each class have also been modified. Diablo III will prepare unique skills for different classes and each class will be able to take diverse measures to cope with different situations. Furthermore, the specially designed quick-use bar will be corresponded with various skills so that players can flee, defend and cast skills more easily and directly.
Click over to the page below to read more.

MMOsite.com: Jay Wilson Interview
Blizzard Entertainment
Diablo III
Buy Diablo III


Other Mac Games News for Friday, March 19, 2010

Din's Curse Demo Released6:00 AM
• Jay Wilson Discusses Diablo III Development6:00 AM
Tale Of Tales Celebrates The Path One Year Anniversary6:00 AM
Two Worlds II Hands-On Preview6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Friday, March 19, 2010 on one page

Mac Games News for Thursday, March 18, 2010

Pre-Order The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom7:37 AM
Midnight Mansion Version 1.1.9 Released6:00 AM
Steam For Mac 'The Biggest Event In Steam's History'6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Thursday, March 18, 2010 on one page


Recent Mac Games News

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Monday, March 15, 2010
Friday, March 12, 2010
Thursday, March 11, 2010


Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.



Archives  News  Jay Wilson Discusses Diablo III Development