A new way of showing the credits, Development Hell is a rarely spawned level that can appear on Nightmare difficulty or above, and features a group of zombies with the names of the Diablo III game developers.
"Development Hell" is a pun on Development hell, an abnormally long period of development for computer games or other various forms of electronic media.
Development Hell is found in the Cemetery of the Forsaken, as one of the defiled crypts.
This crypt features a variety of zombies: Ravenous Dead, Retching Cadavers, Hungry Corpses. All monsters have the names and jobs of the game developing group. Two unique monsters are present in this dungeon: Jay Wilson and Josh Mosqueira.
Killing Jay Wilson grants a hidden achievement: "Smash, Jay, Smash", placed in "Feat of Strength" group on the achievement page, plus a sigil of a horned demon.
| Diablo II|
Pandemonium Event Zones — Matron's Den • Forgotten Sands • Furnace of Pain • Über Tristram
Easter Egg Zones — Secret Cow Level
Easter Egg Zones — Whimsyshire (Whimsydale) • Development Hell • Not The Cow Level