Sir Xsarus wrote:
I really enjoyed the D3 beta. That being said, it's the first bit of the first act. Play through to blood raven on D2 and I'm not sure how intrigued I'd be. D3 certainly has more complexity then D2 up to that point.
True, but even not looking at story, and just focusing on gameplay, it seems too repetitive for me. I've never really played a hack'n'slash dungeon crawler like Torchwood or Diablo before, so maybe I just don't like the genre itself. And the multiplayer was essentially nonexistant. Running through the beta with other people felt like running through a heroic dungeon towards the end of WotLK: speed-run, kill everything as fast as possible, get to the end, collect loot. Nobody ever said a word throughout.
Playing through the beta just wasn't fun for me, and I think it's just that I don't like that type of gameplay too much. It was enough for me to decide that I'm not getting the game at first.