Tag Archives: StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 | 05:53 GMT
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm is designed to offer accessibility to players attampting to mount the RTS’s daunting learning curve, while at the complete opposite end of the spectrum, offer more options for high-level pros. It’s a big ask, but this video shows Blizzard’s solutions.
Tue, Feb 05, 2013 | 01:03 GMT
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm is nearly upon us at long, long last, and Blizzard wants to help make your inevitale celebration of this event as easy as possible.
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.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 17:32 GMT
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm will be featured in the MLG Winter Season, through two invite-only competitions, it has been announced.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 08:47 GMT
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm is inching ever-closer to release, but Blizzard has decided to tease the masses with a look at the standalone expansion’s opening cinematic. It’s full of soldiers, combat, savage beasts and even one instance of a Wilhelm Scream. See if you can spot it through the cut.
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 | 11:32 GMT
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm beta play started as a closed affair, but now pre-purchase customers are being invited into the fold. Find out if you’re eligible after the cut.
Mon, Dec 17, 2012 | 03:25 GMT
StarCraft 2′s upcoming Heart of the Swarm expansion will add a multiplayer-focused, AI-guided training mode in addition to the single-player campaign.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 04:53 GMT
Following on from clan support, StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm will add a Groups system to the Battle.net RTS. In a new developer post, Blizzard explained the Groups have many similar features to Clans including chat channels, a news page and roster. The crucial difference is that Clans can only have 20 members, while Groups support a “nearly unlimited number”. Players can join just one Clan, but up to 20 Groups; Groups can be public and do not have a tag. More details through the link above. Groups will be addedin an upcoming beta patch and will go live alongside Heart of the Swarm in the first half of 2013.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | 22:14 GMT
For Heart of the Swarm, Blizzard is considering shelving StarCraft 2′s neural parasite in favour of a return of fungal growth, something it trialled in Wings of Liberty’s beta to mixed reception
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 | 02:22 GMT
StarCraft 2′s clan support has been detailed to mark its addition in this week’s Heart of the Swarm beta update.
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.
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 | 07:18 BST
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm has kicked into beta mode, with Blizzard promising to extend invites to more hopeful testers soon.
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.