If news of the Collector's Edition didn’t get you to step
back from the edge after a release date wasn’t announced, this new cinematic from Diablo
III’s campaign might do the trick. The video, which features Deckard Cain's
niece, Leah, does a good job to remind us why we love Blizzard’s cinematics –
the developer has some of the most talented animators around working under its
roof. Seriously, you'll want to pull up a chair. Stay a while, and listen...
According to the official synopsis from Blizzard, Leah “struggles
to make sense of her uncle's mysterious and disturbing notations, she bears
witness to a dark vision. Azmodan, Lord of Sin, towers over the fragile young
woman, swearing his armies of the burning Hells shall pour forth into
Sanctuary, ravishing the world and all hope of resistance." We don’t know
about you, but that would be enough to have us drop to our knees and cry, too.
Big, scary demons pouring out of the bowels of hell and taking over the world?
That’s some scary, scary stuff.
And we can’t wait to kill and loot them. I bet the big one
is carrying a sweet unique axe. We call dibs.