Tag Archives: starcraft 2
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 02:22 GMT
A new job ad suggests Blizzard is planning a “next generation Battle.net Desktop Client on OS X”. That’s probably only of interest to those of you with powerful enough office Macs to sneak in a few quick World of Warcraft quests between meetings, but it’s interesting that it’s described as a “next-gen” client. To enter the remote realm of Wild Speculation for a few minutes, perhaps Blizzard will appear at an Apple event showcasing a new iMac range, or launch a universal client across Mac, PC and consoles with Diablo 3. Back in reality: oh good, a better Battle.net client for Macs.
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.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 23:25 GMT
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm launches worldwide today, with servers unlocking in a rolling pattern around the globe. Details of when you can finally get back to Kerrigan’s adventures within.
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.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 02:53 GMT
Bizzard is already working on Legacy of The Void, the third instalment of StarCraft 2, even as the clock ticks down towards the second episode’s release.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 21:05 GMT
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 14:29 GMT
Blizzard has announced BlizzCon 2013 will take place in November at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Anaheim, California.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 02:41 GMT
The notorious StarCraft Universe, an amazing StarCraft 2 mod, has finally been published through Battle.net.
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.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | 11:28 GMT
Blizzard is currently working on Blizzard All-Stars and with it, will enter the MOBA space. It’s a corner of the market that has invested big on eSports, thanks to the rising popularity of League of Legends, Dota 2 and other strategy games. StarCraft 2 design production chief Chris Sigaty has discussed what needs to happen before eSports can hit the big-time in a new interview.
Sat, Jan 12, 2013 | 19:16 GMT
StarCraft 2 players can now change their names for free, according to a post on Battle.net.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 16:02 GMT
Quantic Gaming, the North American esSports team, has disbanded after investors pulled funding, according to team member Rod Breslau. It was said neither “players nor staff knew about it beforehand.” The eSpots team had at least a dozen players or more assigned to its StarCraft 2, Call of Duty, and League of Legends teams. Breslau said some the affected players were already talking with other North America teams. Quantic Gaming formed in 2010 and won five Major League Gaming events. Via Gamespot.
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.
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 | 14:56 GMT
Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net World Championship takes place this weekend, during which the world’s top 32 StarCraft 2 players and top 10 World of Warcraft Arena teams will be vying for the title of world champion.
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.
Mon, Nov 12, 2012 | 00:52 GMT
Blizzard has stoutly denied any wrongdoing in response to a class-action lawsuit over Battle.net security and authenticators.
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.