Diablo III is a dungeon crawler action role-playing video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment.It is the third installment in the Diablo franchise and was released in the Americas, Europe, South Korea, and Taiwan on May 15, 2012, and Russia on June 7, 2012, In the game, players choose one of seven character classes – Barbarian, Crusader, Demon Hunter, Monk, Necromancer, Witch Doctor or Wizard (with the Crusader being unavailable unless the player has purchased the expansion pack, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls and the Necromancer added later as separate online purchase) – and are tasked with defeating the Lord of Terror, Diablo.When artisans gain new levels, their shop reflects their higher skill level.The process of salvaging items into materials also makes inventory management easier.
Hardcore characters cannot be resurrected; instead they become permanently unplayable if they are killed.
Players can still assign specific attacks to mouse buttons.
Skill runes, another new feature, are skill modifiers that are unlocked as the player levels up.
Artisans create items using materials the player can gather by scrapping acquired items and reducing them to their component parts.
These materials are used to create items which will have random bonuses.