Tag Archives: starcraft 2
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.
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 | 19:04 GMT
Tue, Nov 06, 2012 | 22:21 GMT
Did you know Battle.net has a parental control scheme so caregivers can limit play per day or week, set privacy controls, and control access to the auction house? No, me either, which is probably why Blizzard has issued this useful PSA video.
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.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 | 22:34 BST
SlayerS coach Kim “Jessica” Ga Yeon has confirmed to the IGN Pro League that professional StarCraft 2 team will be disbanded. Reasons for the disbanding are unclear, but the coach cited “hardships of running a team alone,” since Lim Yo “BoxeR” Hwan is no longer co-running the team and also due to the “emotional toll that the last few months have taken on her.” SlayerS has won two GSTL Championships among others. SlayerS will disband after its GSTL match against MVP on November 3. Via IGN.
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.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 | 00:52 BST
Major League Gaming boasts a busy broascast schedule during autumn, with Prizefights and Invitationals every week.
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 | 14:16 BST
Diablo 3 patch 1.0.5 will contain an option to allow players to appear offline. This will keep Chatty Cathy types from bothering you while in the middle of being swarmed, or if you just want to be incognito, it’s for that as well. The option will also be available in World of Warcraft and StarCraft 2 sometime after the release of each game’s upcoming expansion.
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 | 14:17 BST
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.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 06:28 BST
World of Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft are not the kinds of goods the US is hoping to keep out of Iran, a Treasury spokesperson has said in the wake of Battle.net’s sudden unavailability.
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.