As a '90s kid who saw Warcraft as the Dungeons & Dragons of videogames, I found Blizzard Entertainment's legendary PC catalog a little too nerdy for my Nintendo-obsessed preteen tastes. It wasn't until I fell deep into World of Warcraft that I began to crave the old-school PC experiences I'd stubbornly shooed away in my youth, but the moody pixel graphics of Diablo II couldn't capture my heart. After a few hours with the Diablo II: Resurrected technical alpha, I went in expecting to fall in love with its gritty 3D visuals. Instead, I'm left thinking a new lick of paint isn't enough to make it stick. It looks fine — it's just not particularly fun right now. Diablo II: Resurrected attempts to fulfil two goals: Enticing a new generation to experience a classic by reworking aging visuals and ensuring veterans can continue to play the game they love easily across modern hardware. Butchered cinematics and the forced erasure of the original 32-bit client killed any hope of Warcraft III: Reforged being the start of a worthwhile effort to preserve Blizzard's storied past, and refreshing the original sprite graphics of Diablo II is a far grander yet more delicate project…. Read full this story
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