Tag Archives: heart of the swarm
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 18:17 GMT
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm has sold through 1.1 million units in just two days of availability, Blizzard has announced.
Sat, Mar 09, 2013 | 15:09 GMT
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm releases next week, and to help plan your play session, Blizzard has released a list of approximate launch times for each region and common time zones.The launch times are estimates and “subject to change,” according to the firm, and when the game launches, don’t forget to close and restart the game in order to get patched to the latest version. You can check out the list through Battle.net. StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm launches March 12.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 21:05 GMT
Sat, Feb 09, 2013 | 20:21 GMT
The public beta test for StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm will conclude on March 1, Blizzard has announced. The firm said it will continue to operate a private beta test until Heart of the Swarm goes live, and will be working to ensure that its eSports partners will be able to feature the new expansion in professional matches after the public beta ends. Heart of the Swarm launches on March 12.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 21:00 GMT
Blizzard has released the first video in a new preview series for StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm. In the series’ inaugural episode, community manager Kevin “Cloaken” Johnson provides a look at some of the features coming in the expansion which will “strengthen and support the community, relationships, and communication between players.” Heart of the Swarm releases on March 12.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | 17:23 GMT
StarCraft 2 producer Chris Sigaty sees eSports growing exponentially once its becomes available on media formats such as television, and the aura of “elitism” surrounding the community is abolished.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 13:08 GMT
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm is set to release on March 12 2013. The expansion to Blizzard’s popular strategy game seems to have been outed on Battle.net.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 19:11 BST
StarCraft 2 is getting a leveling system with Hearth of the Swarm, according to an announcement from Blizzard.
Sat, Sep 08, 2012 | 20:35 BST
StarCraft w: Heart of the Swarm is getting new units, and Kotaku has posted a video showing off the new units in multiplayer. The closed beta is currently available only to a select set, and regular players base will soon be able to get in on the action, according to Blizzard. StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm has not been dated but we might see it before the end of the year.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 04:56 BST
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm has no official release window, but the Australian Classification Board has seen enough of the strategy expansion to award it a rating, suggesting it could be almost upon us.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 09:10 BST
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm may add a pack of content, but it won’t add one of the RTS’s most requested features: LAN support.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 01:31 BST
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm will retain as much of Wings of Liberty’s balance as Blizzard can manage, while giving some love to under-powered units, the developer has revealed.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 21:31 BST
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm beta invitation will be sent out in waves, according to Blizzards, and are “coming.” Speaking with Polygon at gamescom, the game’s producer Kaeo Milkersaid new information on how to be part of the beta will be revealed soon. Development on the expansion is currently in the “final stages,” and “nearing the end,” to get prepped for testing. StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm contains the Zerg campaign and a release date has not been set.
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 | 14:54 BST
Blizzard has announced gamescom attendees will be able to play StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm and WoW: Mists of Pandaria.
Fri, Jun 15, 2012 | 21:40 BST
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm is 99% complete, Blizzard has told Kotaku; however, the last 1% is a bit of “a bitch,” said lead designer Dustin Browder.
Sat, Jun 09, 2012 | 17:11 BST
Blizzard has revealed some of the multiplayer units for StarCraft II and a video of them in action as well. The expansion will focus on the Zerg, but the other two races will get new units and abilities as well.
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 09:33 BST
Activision-Blizzard has posted better-than-expected 2012 financial results for Q1 FY12, and noted the Call of Duty franchise had 40 million monthly active users as of the end of March – compared to Battlefield 3′s 6.2 million MAU.
Tue, May 08, 2012 | 04:48 BST
Blizzard will bring a much-requested feature to Starcraft II at or around the launch of Heart of the Swarm, allowing players from different territories to play together.
Fri, Apr 27, 2012 | 16:00 BST
Blizzard has announced it will offer a beta sneak peek of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm to those attending Major League Gaming’s Pro Circuit Spring Championship event. Taking place June 8-10 at the Anaheim Convention Center, public demo stations will allow attendees to try out the latest multiplayer build of the upcoming beta test. During the event, StarCraft II pro-gamers will battle for $76,000 in prize money with the first place finisher taking home $25,000. In addition, the USA national finals for the StarCraft II World Championship Series will take place. Participants will be competing for $30,000 as well as invitations to the North America continental finals. The top finishers in that event will represent their countries at the Battle.net World Championship event in Asia. For more information, hit up the links.
Sun, Oct 23, 2011 | 00:42 BST
During a StarCraft II panel at BlizzCon, game director Dustin Browder, balance designer David Kim, and senior designer Josh Menke discussed some of the new units included in the expansion, as well as changes being implemented to existing units, and revealed which units would be retired from service.