quote: You can no longer choose which skills you want and which you don't and you can't chose your stats at all when leveling.
quote: As I see it, Diablo is Gauntlet on the PC. All it is missing is gamepad support to make it perfect. :)
quote: In addition, "always online" requirement is annoying.
quote: Diablo 3 allows you to choose 6 active skills from a pool of a couple dozen, each with 5 runes to alter their functionality - almost all of which are viable. The number of viable builds is in the millions. Those are real choices. That's depth.
quote: If you were doing it wrong, you were like everyone else who did it wrong - a corpse. That's not depth.
quote: The most common level 60 build in the game is only used by 0.7% of level 60 characters of that class (not including Passive diversity)
quote: This kind of build diversity simply didn't exist in Diablo 2. The argument that the removal of assigning skill points resulted in less customization is completely false.
quote: Stats for the first two weeks of Diablo 3 were released. This is interesting.
quote: Who said PC Gaming was dead? It isn't
quote: And I sure as heck am not going to start paying another monthly subscription to not play another game I don't have time to play anyway.
quote: even though there are early reports of game account theft and related problems.
quote: That number also doesn't include 1.2M gamers that received Diablo III for free when they signed up for a one-year subscription to World of Warcraft.