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Op Ed

GameSpy - Should Diablo III have been first person?
I'll admit it. My first ever hands-on time with any Diablo game occurred just 24 hours ago, when my inexperienced Demon Hunter took his first fumbling steps into the Diablo III beta's dark and ominous dungeons. It took just three hours before I'd hacked and slashed my way to the main storyline's satisfying conclusion, but in that short period of time my eyes were opened to an entirely new perspective on a gaming world. As a lover of first person games, the isometric camera system in Diablo III felt very unfamiliar, and I inevitably wondered why Blizzard didn't make the leap to first person like so many other developers. This led me to wonder - should Diablo III have been a first person game, and what are the pros and cons of this approach? Let's find out.

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44. Re: Op Ed Sep 23, 2011, 04:06 InBlack
 
What a tool. Not only is he a tool, but his friend the supposed Diablo "pro" is an even bigger tool.

I really like how he states as "fact" that Diablo never gets much more difficult....

I guess his friend never played on Hell difficulty let alone "Hardcore".

Whats really surprising to me is not the utter stupidity of that article (long a staple in gaming journalism) but that the guy even WROTE an article, since his intelligence indicates that he probably cant even read or write. Maybe he dictated it to his Diablo "Pro" friend.....
 
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