The Blizzard Entertainment
Employment Opportunities Website
now lists Art Director for
as an open position (thanks
), which causes recent controversy over the game's art direction
) to come to mind.
has a follow-up statement from Blizzard indicating that this was not based on
fan complaints about the art direction, and that the new art director will
continue along the same path:
Regarding Brian, he recently resigned to
form a startup technology company (outside the game industry), which is why
we've posted about the open position. This change won't impact the game: we're
really pleased with the look and feel that Brian helped create for Diablo III,
and the new person we bring onboard will work with the other artists on the team
to maintain the art style moving forward.