Blizzard's BlizzCon event of 2008 was as usual held in Anaheim. The event welcomed Blizzard fans to the convention centre 11th-12th of October. See the main BlizzCon article for more information about the event in general.
Diablo III Playable[edit | edit source]Diablo 3 was playable by fans for the first time during BlizzCon 2008, and they announced the wizard class to the public. Many fans, journalists and fansites of varying size got a chance to try out a little bit of Diablo gameplay in the Tristram Cathedral dungeons.
The Barbarian, Witch Doctor and Wizard classes were playable, and from the event there has been a plethora of new Diablo III information available, such as skills of the three classes.
Panels[edit | edit source]
There were several long panels covering Diablo III at BlizzCon, and much other material in addition to that. Here is coverage of the different panels from the event:
- BlizzCon: Diablo 3 Lore Panel Video
- BlizzCon Press Conference with Jay Wilson
- Diii.Net Diablo 3 Gameplay Q&A Videos
- D3 Lore & Art Panel
- Class Panel Fan Q&A Video
- Class Panel Notes
Other Coverage[edit | edit source]
There was a massive media coverage of BlizzCon, with over 120 major news items or articles around the web. A full list of content can be found at the:
- Media coverage centre.
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