After Blizzard showed the opening cinematic of Diablo 3 at the Spike Video Game Awards last December, no launch date was specified, but we assumed the date would push closer to summer of this year. But, according to Joystiq, that idea has been turned upside down.
One Minnesota Best Buy location is featuring this display, via a Winnipeg-based twitter user:
The article also notes both Best Buy's web store and Gameplay, a UK retailer, are advertising a similar date. Happy early new year Diablo 3 fans.
Normally I don't straight regurgitate news, but if this is actually true, the news must spread! Silverblade Sunday should be back tomorrow. Just working out the kinks! Jeff out.