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Game Informer's next issue is all about Blizzard and they had a visit at the Blizz offices and got another look at the demo we all saw at BlizzCon, with three of their writers getting to play. Luckily for us they made videos from their visit, one for each class, and although we've seen plenty of footage from the demo already, these are "clean", with only the gameplay sounds and no commentary.

Check out our BlizzCon 2019 Content Hub for more interviews and info!

Unfortunately, however, the videos are only hosted on Game Informer's site and aren't embeddable, so you'll have to go to their individual pages for the non-commentary versions. They're worth checking out for a better idea of the atmosphere and audio design for the skills monsters etc. It's the second, smaller, video in each article:

For me this more focused footage without all the streamer distractions really helped to get a better idea of the tone, atmosphere and especially the skill and monster audio in the game, and I have to say it's pretty impressive stuff considering how early in development the game is.

You can also check out the versions with the commentary below:

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13 minutes ago, CaperfinWoW said:

Druid looks legit! Anyone else going Druid?

Animations looks pretty cool but.. Sorceress lighning effects in dark dungeons?! AHAHA TAKE MY MONEY! 

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I can never decide on these things... I really like the druid but also always like the effects-heavy classes like sorc. And i love my melee too... dammit.

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Can't help it but druid reminds me a little of Kul Tiran human druids from WoW. 😃That being said, I like lightning spells, so sorcerer looks most appealing to me now. I wonder if they will go full Diablo 2 with classes, by introducing paladin and amazon or necromancer. Anyway game still needs someone with bow and crossbow, so someone like amazon or demon hunter is a must, but it would also be good to see something different, perhaps a templar like that companion?

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I'm definitely going Druid. And also Sorc. And also Barbarian because of quad-wielding. Screw it, I'll play all of em! I wonder if they will ever put monk in... by far my favorite class in Diablo 3.

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6 hours ago, Rhondis said:

I'm definitely going Druid. And also Sorc. And also Barbarian because of quad-wielding. Screw it, I'll play all of em! I wonder if they will ever put monk in... by far my favorite class in Diablo 3.

I am hoping for the Monk to return as well. But on the other hand i wish for the 2 classes, that will be added, to be completely new ideas. 🙂

Even when a friend of mine just told me, that there is already datamined information hinting at Paladin and Amazon, i hope that the information is wrong.

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2 hours ago, Lawrenz said:

 

Even when a friend of mine just told me, that there is already datamined information hinting at Paladin and Amazon, i hope that the information is wrong.

Was it confirmed anywhere? There was only a demo build on Blizzcon, so I don't know how they would have been able to datamine anything. 

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I've yet to play only one class in Diablo, but I'm liking the option of going entirely one element with the sorc and switching back and forth based on mood and what I would have to have, essentially three classes in one for more replay value. A CC mage, a DPS mage and a Mobility mage. Seems pretty cool. I doubt they'll have Necromancer ready as one of the other two classes to be added. I think they would save that for an expansion due to it's ability to stand alone in popularity. Some other ranged class like a Rogue or Amazon I think. Maybe the Demon Hunter? After that, maybe a new class we haven't seen before? Though the old mage would be nice to see again. Some slower less elemental based Mage with more variety in spells closer to D&D like the first Diablo could be cool. Paladin might be an option since they had Necromancer and Crusader in the D3 expansions already and can't really pair them together again. Another option would be some kind of anti-hero, some Warlock type character that turns Hell's powers again them. Or something like Cain and his brotherhood, reading to demons, bringing literacy to demon kind because they're clearly just misunderstood and uneducated and teaching them to read will bring peace to Sanctuary again.

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