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More than 2500 fanatics lined up for Diablo3

More than 1,000 Diablo series fanatics lined up at Wangsimni station even the day before the eve of Diablo3’s launching event. Fanatics who want to purchase Diablo3 collector’s edition kept increased over night and exceeded 2,500 in the morning. Fans stayed the whole night and kept the line in the rainy morning.

Blizzard Korea will hold the eve of Diablo3’s launching event tonight with several celebrities joining up. At the event, fans could purchase Diablo3 collector’s edition the day before it is launched and could have developer’s autographs on it.

Blizzard Korea did not expect that many people gathered at all and finally announced that fans who visit after 14th in the morning could not purchase the collector’s edition due to the shortage of it.

The collector’s edition could be purchased through online and several merchandise marts from the 15th of May as well. However, fans rushed to the eve event because the rumor told that the number would be very limited.

 

Best booths and games of GStar2011

 

We had the  survey at GStar 2011 with the total of 496 gamers.

Best Booth

The most visited booth was Blizzard. 67% replied that they come to GStar2011 for visiting Blizzard booth. Nexon is 2nd by 66%, very close to 1st. (NCsoft 56%, Neowiz 53%, NHN 45%)

Apparently big 3 titles, SC2:HotS/Diablo3/WOW, plus Blizzard DOTA were as hot as they could get in Korea during GStar2011.

Cyphers, AOS game from Nexon, was the booth that 33% spectators visit first because of the game coupon. Blizzard was 21% and NCsoft was 8%.

The most favorite booth to visit was Blizzard booth by 27.4%. On the other hand, the worst booth to visit was also Blizzard booth because people needed to wait for a long hours to experience games. Nexon was 2nd by 15% and also for the worst by 38% because people struggle to receive a game coupon.

Best Game

The most favorite game of GStar2011 is Diablo3 by 48% and SC2:HotS by 36%. Lineage Eternal was 3rd by 32%. Other competitors were Cyphers and Guild War2. The game people play the most during GStar2011 was online FPS Dizzel from Neowiz Games by 20%. Neowiz prepared well to have many computers with Dizzel. SC2:HotS was 2nd by 19%.

The game people like the most after they are playing were Dibalo3. Especially, 79.1% ,34 out of 43, like the game after they were playing. Kingdom Under Fire 2 and SC2:HotS were the games people like as well.

Other Games

Among social, mobile, web games, people like Homerun Battle 2 for iOS from Com2uS, Rhythm Scandal from Wemade Entertainment.

Giveaways

There were many Giveaways in each booth mostly from in-game items, mug, mouse etc. The most preferable was an in-game item coupon for Cyphers. The giveaways that people don’t like was Guild War 2 paper bag from NCsoft.