Tag Archives: sc2
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 13:41 BST
The StarCraft 2 World Championship Series continue this week in both Europe and North America.Get all the details below.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 14:02 BST
Blizzard’s Starcraft 2 eSports league 2013 World Championship Series started last week in South Korea, and the dates have been set for qualifying rounds in Europe and North America.
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, 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.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 17:39 GMT
StarCraft 2 or its multiplayer won’t be going free-to-play anytime soon. According to Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime, the “math just isn’t there.”
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | 21:46 GMT
Prices for StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty and Diablo 3 have been slashed on the Blizzard Store. You can pick up StarCraft 2 for $19.99 instead of the usual $59.99 and Diablo 3 has been marked down from $59.99 to $39.99. No word on how long the savings will last, so you better hurry.
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.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 | 15:55 GMT
Global Play is coming to StarCraft 2 via an upcoming patch “in the coming months,” according to Blizzard.
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, Oct 13, 2012 | 22:38 BST
French StarCraft 2 player Ilyes “Stephano” Sattorui has been suspended without pay for the month of October by the Evil Geniuses organization.
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 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 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.
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.
Tue, Jul 12, 2011 | 16:58 BST
Blizzard has announced region linking for StarCraft II, which promises to connect SCII communities together for multiplayer matchmaking and chatting purposes.
Sun, Mar 06, 2011 | 21:39 GMT
Blizzard designer Dustin Browder has said StarCraft II’s final form was drastically confined by the need to make it eSports-friendly, but that it was “worth it”.
Tue, Sep 21, 2010 | 17:07 BST
Blizzard has said it’s to develop mods internally for StarCraft II, in order to offer “polished gameplay experiences” for fans.