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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.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 | 21:25 BST
During the Blizzard gamescom press conference today, the firm’s co-founder Frank Pearce was asked by an attendee what he felt the developer had failed at during it’s years in the business, and Pearce said one thing was the planned StarCraft marketplace.
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 | 05:49 BST
And the blowout on StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm continues. This time, Blizzard’s released a trailer which mixes gameplay and story scenes from the game. Most of the story stuff you would have probably seen from the leaked teaser last week. Get the impressions that went live yesterday here, and watch the new video below (via EvAv).
Zerg-led Heart of the Swarm has no date, but a 2012 launch is likely.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 09:46 BST
StarCraft II lead producer Chris Sigaty has said that Blizzard DotA is still in development at the company.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 10:16 BST
The embargo on the first impressions of the second part of StarCraft II, Heart of the Swarm, has just lifted. The impressions follow a leak on the game last week with its first teaser and the first screens coming earlier this morning. You can get the previews below. Heart of the Swarm has no date yet, but a 2011 release is unlikely.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 06:14 BST
Dutch site InsideGamer‘s gone live with the first screenshots of the second StarCraft II story chapter Heart of the Swarm, following a leak of its first teaser last week. You can get more of them from the link, but it’s not exactly the biggest surprise in the world to hear they feature Kerrigan and Zerg-based things. Heart of the Swarm, which follows Wings of Liberty and comes before Protoss-based Legacy of the Void, has no release date yet.
Sat, May 28, 2011 | 13:37 BST
Boom! Right out of left-field, the first teaser trailer for the second part of the StarCraft II story arc, Zerg-based Heart of the Swarm, has been posted online.
Fri, Apr 22, 2011 | 08:04 BST
Kotaku’s been invited to take a look at the second part of the Starcraft trilogy, Heart of the Swarm, next month. Apparently this is going to be a quick look at the campaign, and we not going to see anything of any multiplayer changes as yet. There are no other details on this at the moment, and it’s unlikely we’re going to see the product this year. We should know more for definite at Blizzcon 2011, which takes place in October.
Mon, Aug 23, 2010 | 20:33 BST
Development of StarCraft II’s second part is swinging into proper action, Blizzard design boss Rob Pardo’s told MTV, now Wings of Liberty has gone to seed.
Tue, Apr 27, 2010 | 07:50 BST
Having already announced a very pretty Collector’s Edition for the first part of the StarCraft II trilogy, Chris Metzen, Blizzard’s VP of creative development, has said bumper SKUs for the next two bits are all down to the fans.