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  • Summary: Xbox One players can now experience the full adventure of Blizzard's epic action RPG, Diablo III, and the upcoming expansion, Reaper of Souls all from the comfort of their couch in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition. Take on the role of one of six powerful character class Barbarian, DemonXbox One players can now experience the full adventure of Blizzard's epic action RPG, Diablo III, and the upcoming expansion, Reaper of Souls all from the comfort of their couch in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition. Take on the role of one of six powerful character class Barbarian, Demon Hunter, Monk, Witch Doctor, Wizard, or the all-new Crusader and embark on a dark journey through Acts I-V to save the world of Sanctuary from ancient and sinister forces. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. Oct 24, 2014
    95
    One of the best games for new consoles. Maybe even the best one. [Nov 2014, p.58]
  2. Aug 25, 2014
    92
    Now, with the Ultimate Evil Edition on PS4 and Xbox One, Diablo 3 takes on its highest form, melding the successes of two years of patching with the positive side-effects of porting to current-gen consoles.
  3. Aug 18, 2014
    90
    It's just a shame that some newcomers won't appreciate what the early adopters went through to make the fantastic game it is today.
  4. Sep 15, 2014
    90
    An incredibly stuffed version of the hack and slash action game with RPG elements presents itself in the best light for the new generation of consoles. Tons of content, well-made controls and superb co-op.
  5. Aug 22, 2014
    85
    The simple concept together with its motivating hunt for the bigger and better loot is a perfect fit for consoles – especially since there seems to be a drought in terms of classic hack-&-slay like Dark Alliance.
  6. Aug 27, 2014
    82
    Long time players will easily get sucked back in to grinding for legendary loot, but the rest may well be mystified by the obsession. Still this is undoubtedly the version to get if you haven’t been sucked in before now and all the bells and whistles add to the overall appeal.
  7. Aug 27, 2014
    60
    The gameplay itself represents the peak of the isometric "Dungeon Crawl" genre, with an amazing variety of settings, masses of loot to collect and trade for, and smart RPG elements seamlessly crafted into the adventuring.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 34 out of 40
  2. Negative: 2 out of 40
  1. Aug 20, 2014
    10
    This is my favorite way to play Diablo. I think this game just plays so natural with a gamepad. The inventory system is not perfect, but I'mThis is my favorite way to play Diablo. I think this game just plays so natural with a gamepad. The inventory system is not perfect, but I'm not sure what else they could do to improve it. The changes that came with the Ultimate Evil Edition just make the game more enjoyable. Each player gets their own loot. The apprentice mode, which allow you to play with your friends even if they are a different level. The ability to import your previous console save is a great surprise. I do wish you had the option of importing your PC version as well. And there are a lot more great changes that I'm not going to bother listing here. Expand
  2. Dec 14, 2014
    10
    I got this game on a whim while waiting for other, bigger games to come out. Total surprise, loved it. Never played a Diablo game before.I got this game on a whim while waiting for other, bigger games to come out. Total surprise, loved it. Never played a Diablo game before. The maps are beautiful, the graphics awesome. So glad I "discovered" this game. Expand
  3. Aug 23, 2014
    10
    Love the game, and being able to play on the Xbox One. Game looks great, and it's fun to play with the family. I'd highly recommend pickingLove the game, and being able to play on the Xbox One. Game looks great, and it's fun to play with the family. I'd highly recommend picking this version of the game up. Expand
  4. Aug 25, 2014
    9
    If you haven't played D3 since it's PC launch, this is not the same game. Blizzard has reworked the whole system to create an entirely new andIf you haven't played D3 since it's PC launch, this is not the same game. Blizzard has reworked the whole system to create an entirely new and better game. The launch was awful, but at the end of the day this is a fun and addicting game. One reason to love the console edition is that this could be the greatest couch co-op we've had in a decade. Please read my entire review at http://bit.ly/Diablo3UEE Expand
  5. Nov 25, 2014
    9
    I played Diablo, Diablo 2 (w/ Expansion), and Diablo (w/Expansion) on the P.C. before they were released on platforms. I was nervous at howI played Diablo, Diablo 2 (w/ Expansion), and Diablo (w/Expansion) on the P.C. before they were released on platforms. I was nervous at how the controls would make the transition from P.C. to platform. The controls made the transition wonderfully though and the result is smooth combat. The graphics are great and really add a lot of character to the settings throughout Diablo 3. The expansion pack, rifts, greater rifts, and paragon levels all give this game a lot of play time. Playing with friends online is an enjoyable experience and I love the option to play multi-player locally! The only fault I have with this game is in the story. It can be a bit cliche' at times with some predictable dialogue. This isn't to say that the story isn't neat, but I wouldn't say it's worthy of a 10. I finished the game without strong connection to many characters throughout the story. The story though doesn't take away from it's incredibly addicting game play and character development. I would recommend this game to anyone. I would definitely get the expansion though as it adds a lot of value to the game. Expand
  6. Feb 26, 2015
    8
    Diablo 3 ROS feels like it was made for the console! Finally, Diablo is starting to feel like Diablo. If you have already reviewed Diablo 3Diablo 3 ROS feels like it was made for the console! Finally, Diablo is starting to feel like Diablo. If you have already reviewed Diablo 3 without Reaper of Souls expansion it's time to re-review. Blizzard has done a great job make Diablo 3 a full and enjoyable game. It's great to see regular patches and add ons.

    The expansion helped this game become fun. I'd like to see another expansion in the future.

    Don't mess this up Blizzard, you're going in the right direction.
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  7. Nov 27, 2014
    1
    I don't get this game. It starts out well enough. But then you start to realize that every task and level is basically the same. Bash, bash,I don't get this game. It starts out well enough. But then you start to realize that every task and level is basically the same. Bash, bash, bash the A button. If you want to kill quicker, hit RT, lather, rinse, and repeat.
    I grew bored of this game fairly quickly. Such a shame.
    Also, I am virtually indestructible. I am playing on Hard. I can get into a mob of "bad guys" and let them attack me. My health drops a little with a hit but then regenerates to full. I literally can't die. What fun is that?
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