Welcome to the IGN Unfiltered, our monthly interview series where we sit down with the best, brightest, and most fascinating minds in the video game industry. (Catch up on the other 49-something episodes here.) Our guests this month are Echtra Games’s Max Schaefer and Matt Uelmen, both former Blizzard North developers and co-creators of Diablo and Diablo 2 as well as the Torchlight series. The duo shares stories about Diablo 2 in celebration of its 20th anniversary while also discussing how Diablo has helped them make their new game, Torchlight III, the best action-RPG it can be.
Check out the episode in the video above, but if you’d prefer to listen to the hour-long interview, here’s an audio-only podcast download link. One way or the other we hope you’ll check out the interview!
Here’s a preview clip, in which Schaefer and Uelmen discuss the rumored Diablo 2 remaster:
And if you missed it, here’s the previous episode of Unfiltered, in which longtime Bungie veteran and Master Chief creator Marcus Lehto talks about Master Chief’s anime-inspired origins, working on Halo Reach, and his new studio’s just-released game Disintegration:
Catch up on every episode of IGN Unfiltered here, including conversations with Bethesda game director Todd Howard, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot, former PlayStation boss Jack Tretton, Journey creator Jenova Chen, Halo boss Bonnie Ross, and many more!
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Source: IGN.com Diablo 2 Developers Share Stories from Blizzard's Past