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‘Diablo III' announced

Blizzard Entertainment announced last week the development of Diablo III, the long-awaited next installment in the series. The game's story line is set 20 years after Diablo II. Blizzard said the game includes a new quest system and random-level generator. The game is being developed for PCs and Macs. For more information, go to

PS3 software update

Sony expected to update the software on its PS3 console this week, adding ­features ­including in-game access to the ­XrossMediaBar and the ability to earn trophies, akin to the Xbox 360's “achievements.” The XMB in-game access allows communication with friends, as well as the ability to add friends without interrupting a game.