Diablo III Designer Critiques The Critiques
You'll be aware on the ongoing growls of Diablo fans that claim the corpse-exploding action of the Diablo III screens are too WoW-esque and kidified. MTV's Multiplayer blog has done something neat, and got DIII's Designer, Jay Wilson, to comment on the community's altered screens . For example: "More rain? It’s funny because if watch later on in the [debut gameplay] video, we have more rain. It is much stronger than that. I’m sure they got rid of the rainbow. Yeah, rainbow — gone. I think our artist just put [the rainbow] in there because they knew that’d be controversial. And I’m sure they were like, “Well we’ll see how far we can push it.” Beneath the fun, it's an interesting look in the reasoning behind decisions. I'd love to see more of this kind of directors-commentary stuff. Until then, go read.