Favorite Video Games of 2014


2014 saw a lot of high-profile, AAA game releases. A lot of them lacked substance or saw forced and bug-ridden early releases. All things considered, I think 2014 was an eventful but rather mediocre year for gaming compared to other years.

Still, I have fond memories of this year, so let’s take a look at some of the best parts of it.

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Diablo III will reclaim Its Throne with Reaper of Souls

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

A few days ago Blizzard announced the first expansion for Diablo III called Reaper of Souls. At the Gamescom nobody seemed to know what it is and i couldn’t quite grasp what Blizzard wants to sell me behind closed curtains. Also I didn’t feel like waiting three hours in line to play for maybe 10 minutes.

Then i watched the absolutely stunning Opening Cinematic:

But I still wasn’t convinced from a gameplay perspective. Back at home a lot of information surfaced about the increased level cap to 70, the new character class called Crusader and a darker and grittier fifth Act.

While all this seems promising, the real game changer in Reaper of Souls will be the major overhauls being done to important end-game mechanics and systems, the biggest being the loot system.

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