Despite the fact that 52,000 Diablo fans have signed a petition saying they want Diablo III to adopt a more “gritty” style, lead designer Jay Wilson has said in no uncertain terms that you can scream and cry all you want: it’s not going to make any difference.
“There’s no going back now,” he told MTV. “We’re very happy with how the art style is. The art team’s happy. The company’s happy. We really like this art style, and we’re not changing it.”
More through the link, assuming you can read through the veil of tears.