11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
I received my copy on the afternoon of December 24th, right on time for Christmas. The book looks amazing on the outside, with the Red band encircling it inscribed with the Diablo 3 logo forming a bookmark, fixed firmly to the inside of the back page of the book.
The book itself has a layered relief of a demonic skull as the cover, with the back cover shaped into a large sigil of some kind.
This sigil is only shown in the book once, in association with the nation of Xiansai.
Inside you'll find the entire story of the Diablo series up to the start of Diablo 3, along with descriptions of relevant religions, philosophies, regions and characters from the universe… Read more
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Throne of Lies is an audio book from Games Workshop set in their Warhammer 40,000 universe.
It follows a short story arc about the first claw of the Nightlords Legion of traitor astartes.
The story itself, in paper form would probably be only a short story, as the audio-book comes in at around 72 minutes.
That doesn't take away from the quality though, as the story is well told and the actors used for the various characters were chosen well. Sound-effects are used, but never in large quantities. They don't interfere with the story telling by the characters and narrator, rather they complement the atmosphere built by the actors and do not feel out of… Read more
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
The D2X' audio quality is superb, I use it in combination with a 5.1 surround receiver connected by Optical SPDIF and the end result is astounding.
Music, Films and Games are all crystal clear, with an audible difference in quality compared to my previous on-board audio solution.
The only downside this has in my opinion is that you'll want to rip your entire CD collection to your computer again, if only to store them as a lossless format because the difference in quality between standard 128 kbit audio and lossless is clearly audible with this card thanks to the very high quality hardware used.
It has EAX support for older games but it really shines under Windows… Read more