Blizzard Entertainment's Steve Parker announced he will be leaving his role as
senior producer, and therefore detaching himself from Diablo III's
Twitter, I'm no longer working at Blizzard or on D3. I've had a great
5 years there and those guys are going to kill it with Diablo,"
he tweeted this Saturday, later adding, “Yeah, probably should have
used a better verb than 'kill it' about D3. They're going to do an amazing
he did not say where he was going, Parker told followers he was
looking forward to “bigger and better things” and that he would
share his future plans on Twitter when he was able.
departure comes as development appears to be wrapping up for the
long-awaited action role-playing sequel. Blizzard sent out a list of
tweaks and refinements last week, indicating the studio is now
polishing the title to a fine shine before releasing it into the
job isn't just to put out a game, it's to release the next Diablo
game,” wrote Jay Wilson in a recent blog post. “No one will
remember if the game is late, only if it's great.”
short: quit bugging Blizzard about a release date, already!