Diablo III – hands-on “beta” preview

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What follows is the “beta” (v1.09.2) of GamesRadar’s hands-on preview for Diablo III’s upcoming beta phase. Please note that this beta preview is a work in progress and does not necessarily reflect the final version of this article. No release date has been announced for the complete version of GamesRadar’s hands-on preview for Diablo III. Itwill be “ready when it’s ready.” Expect to see it on the site soon.

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Aug 1, 2011

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Above: Click, click, click, click, click, [Skeleton King after Leoric’s Crown] click, click [beta boss fight]!

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Click, click, click, click, click, click, click, [real money auction house] click, click, [more screens] click, click, click, click, click, click, [GamesRadar] click!

Aug 1, 2011

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