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Diablo II resurrected

In many ways it’s for the best that I can’t play Diablo II on Steam. That platform would happily show me all the hours of my life I have wasted invested into this game.

I was… interested if not excited by the new last week-end of Diablo II resurrected. This remake of the original I enjoyed so much is coming out later this year, at a date so far unspecified. On one hand I would mind playing this game again. On the other, after seeing the mess Blizzard made of Warcraft III. I’m happy to let others try it out before I jump in.

The trailer looks good to me, as I’m happy to see a re-presentation of the game with minimal attempts at ‘improvements’ A larger stash would have been nice, though.

I won’t pre-order this – because why be part of the problem? – but I will keep an eye on the website, and see if the finished product is something I want. Also, this game is one of my mother’s favourites, so if I can get her a new game (at the age of 85!) that we can play together, I’ll be happy.

5 comments on “Diablo II resurrected

  1. Tarmor
    February 28, 2021

    I’m happy to play this again, but I’ll wait to hear what it’s like. (Also considering the Warcraft 3 mess) I only started Diablo 3 last year and spent a lot more time with it than I expected to. I can’t run 2 on my PC, so going back would be nice.
    I really, REALLY want a redone graphics updated version of Diablo 1 though. That I’d probably pre-order!

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    • davekay
      February 28, 2021

      Yes I figure if the remake is no good I haven’t lost anything so I’m happy to wait and see

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  2. Ben Davies
    February 28, 2021

    Loved Diablo 2 back in the day so I should be very excited for this… I’ve not much faith in Blizzard these days though. Fingers crossed they do a good job with this one!

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    • davekay
      February 28, 2021

      Yes, I figure if they do a good job it’s great news, and if not, I’ll still have the memories!

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