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The Last Man to Join the Diablo III Beta

“Last” may be something of an exaggeration, but it sure has felt prior to today that I was the only one on the internet who had yet to be waived through the door at the Diablo III nightclub. Today I finally got the nod from the Battle.net bouncer and started downloading the beta client. Unfortunately there are still a few rough spots in that process. For one, the installer failed in Windows 7 x64. I had to try a second time because it required administrative access to modify the Program Files directory, even if you’ve chosen to install it elsewhere.[…]

Exclusive: StarCraft II beta outsiders

While every blog and their brother is out there giving you hands on impressions of the graphics and gameplay of the long awaited follow-up to Blizzard‘s original sci-fi RTS, here at Gamer Blahhhg we’re taking a more comprehensive view of the beta. Anyone can give you a rundown of the map types, units and mechanics of the sequel’s beta. A number of sites are even streaming live video of multi-player matches. But what about what it’s like to not be in the beta? Who is going to tell that story? We are! This issue was first brought to our attention[…]

Activision reveals Guitar Hero: Zombies

In an interview today Activision Blizzard head Bobby Kotick, perhaps inadvertantly, revealed the existence of a new game in the highly successful Guitar Hero franchise. The inevitable mashup of the band simulation genre with a zombie theme is not expected until late 2010, and may in fact be the direct sequel this year’s Guitar Hero 5 and not simply a side project like Band Hero or Guitar Hero: Metallica. The official title has not been confirmed, but it has been referred to only as Guitar Hero: Zombies. Speaking with a surprising amount of candor, Kotick described a single player campaign[…]