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Diablo 3 Review (PC) Evil has finally returned…. Should anyone care?

It’s been twelve long years since players were asked to defeat evil in Blizzard’s epic Diablo 2. After the years of clamoring for a third installment, players are once again called to defeat evil in the mysterious world of Sanctuary. Although the excitement for Diablo 3 has seemingly not diminished at all, it has met it’s share of skeptics, many calling the game out on it’s “colorful” visuals and it’s “overly simplified” skill system. Could these issues be enough to stop Diablo 3 from satisfying it’s adoring fans for over a decade as it’s predecessors have?

Batman (NES, 1989)

For my money, modest as it is, I don’t think there’s even been an inherently riskier bet as a video game consumer than a movie-licensed release. This is not to say that it’s impossible for a game to be crisp and enjoyable simply because it was first a major motion picture — I can remember playing the Super Nintendo version of Aladdin, for example, and being sufficiently entertained.