Tag Archives: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 | 20:48 GMT
The biggest update to date for Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, dubbed only patch 2.1, is on its way, and Blizzard will open it up to public testing in a couple weeks — “after Blizzcon,” which takes place November 8 and 9. You’ll need to watch the Bnet blog for info on how to get into that server, and you’ll also need the new universal Blizzard launcher.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 10:08 GMT
The release of Heart of the Swarm puts StarCraft II on track to be one of the greatest games ever made. Patrick Garratt luxuriates in what is likely to be a trilogy like no other.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 11:57 GMT
The second part of the StarCraft II trilogy is out now. Patrick Garratt plays through the opening hours, emerging a level 10, gum-chewing brosef on a mission to burrow for love and honour.
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 | 00:53 GMT
Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm will be arriving in our homes in just a few short weeks, but in the meantime Blizzard has a new trailer, dubbed “Vengeance,” to show us. But they can’t just show it to us. They want to make an event out of it.
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.
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 03:14 BST
Blizzard has quietly launched a beta for Starcraft Arcade, a marketplace which monetises mods.
Tue, May 08, 2012 | 04:48 BST
Blizzard will bring a much-requested feature to Starcraft II at or around the launch of Heart of the Swarm, allowing players from different territories to play together.
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.
Thu, Apr 12, 2012 | 08:59 BST
Starcraft II’s first expansion, Heart of the Swarm, has undergone some serious tinkering since players last got a good look at it during last year’s Blizzcon.
Thu, Mar 15, 2012 | 02:04 GMT
A major patch for Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty is on the way, ahead of the first expansion.
Thu, Jan 26, 2012 | 10:34 GMT
Three games this year? BlizzCon’s 2012 is no more, but people shouldn’t panic over the loss of the most enthusiastic fan event in gaming’s calendar, says Johnny Cullen.
Mon, Oct 24, 2011 | 03:43 BST
The re-christened Blizzard Arcade will finally allow creative types turn the hours they pour into mods and custom maps into delicious cashmoney.
Sat, Oct 22, 2011 | 23:46 BST
During BlizzCon’s opening ceremony, Blizzard dropped a few nice bits of news for Diablo III and World of Warcraft fans. Nathan Grayson was there, and liveblogged the happenings for us.
Thu, Aug 18, 2011 | 07:37 BST
Remember Blizzard DOTA? It was announced long ago, in the far reaches of last year, during BlizzCon. And then…? Silence. Other StarCraft II mods came and went, but DOTA took its bounty of beloved Blizzard heroes and faded into obscurity. Well, until now, obviously. Otherwise, this would be a really disappointing article.
Mon, Aug 01, 2011 | 09:45 BST
It’s all about the rage in HotS. The rage. Potential spoilers for Wings of Liberty inside.
Thu, Jul 07, 2011 | 11:16 BST
Blizzard Poland has confirmed on its Battle.net blog that StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm will be at gamescom next month.
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 | 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.