Joe Simmons interviewed Blizzard’s evp of game design Friday, the first day of BlizzCon. Due to blog publishing issues, we posted this the following day:
Poor Rob Pardo. Blizzard’s executive vice president of game design was trapped in interviews today; mine was right after someone else’s, and two others were coming in just as I was leaving. I’d guess that, even after the scheduled interviews are over, he’ll end up giving impromptu ones for fans and media alike throughout the evening.
So, knowing I was on a tight schedule, I got right to business.
First off, Pardo’s got his fingers in everything happening around Blizzard. He’s the executive producer for “Diablo III,” he’s working on “Wrath of the Lich King,” there’s a secret project (“can’t talk about it,” he said) and his current baby — “StarCraft II.” Read the rest of this entry »