I think it’s safe to say that everyone enjoys personally unboxing a brand new item. You’ve been waiting days for your new package and you can’t help but get more and more excited as you uncoil wires and discover pamphlets of welcome messages and instructions you’ll never touch again.
In 2005, Nintendo shut the door on the original Game Boy with the minuscule Game Boy Micro, a brilliantly engineered rectangle of compromise. It wouldn’t run original Game Boy or Game Boy colour titles — just Game Boy Advance games — but boy was it pretty. Many people hated it….
Blizzard certainly didn’t skimp on the Diablo III collector’s edition. It’s a big honkin box, filled with an amount of loot appropriate for a game that is all about, well, loot.