Tag Archives: starcraft II
Thu, Aug 15, 2013 | 00:17 BST
That battle.net launcher we’ve heard so much about, the one that makes it possible to log in to all your Bnet games at once and then not do it again for a month, has entered open beta today. What that means is that it works but they aren’t going to force it on everyone just yet. But if you do want it right now, you can get it here.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 19:18 GMT
Continuing with our i48 live coverage this weekend, check out top StarCraft II play from the UK’s biggest e-sports festival, live here at 11.00am UK time.
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.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 | 16:07 GMT
A group of Starcraft modders are working on an unofficial sequel to Warcraft 3, aptly known as Warcraft: A New Dawn.
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.
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.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 17:50 BST
Blizzard’s David Kim indicates the team is more than happy to axe new units if they create balancing issues in the game.
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 | 17:44 BST
Blizzard has released patch 1.5 for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, which the firm has previously called the “most feature-laden patch to date,” as it prepares the game for Heart of the Swarm. The update adds the much talked about Arcade features which were originally expected at launch, an overhauled mode suite, custom game visibility, ratings, reviews, game instructions and screenshot support. Various chat options have been added as weel. The full patch notes are through the link. Thanks, Talkar.
Wed, Jul 25, 2012 | 04:04 BST
Both the Korean eSports Association and Major League Gaming CEO Sundance DiGiovanni want to find ways to ensure audiences around the world have someone to cheer for during championship events.
Mon, Jul 23, 2012 | 00:29 BST
Major League Gaming’s first StarCraft II Summer Arena has drawn to a close with a Korean visitor smacking down the competition to take a hefty purse.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 03:29 BST
Head down to the Australian Technology Park in Sydney on the weekden of Augut 11 and 12 to check out the Australian National and Oceania Finals of the StarCraft World Championship Series.
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 | 14:54 BST
Blizzard has announced gamescom attendees will be able to play StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm and WoW: Mists of Pandaria.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 03:29 BST
The UK national arm of the Starcraft II World Championships takes place this weekend in London. The Electronic Sports League will broadcast all the action, with 16 players battling it out for a prize pool of $15,000 and a seed for the European finals. For more information and to secure tickets, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 | 13:48 BST
Blizzard’s announced the UK national championships for StarCraft II will happen this weekend in London. The event, happening at BAFTA HQ, will fight it out to become UK champion and earn the right to represent the UK with three coveted spots at the European heat of the World Championship Finals and a prize fund of $15,000.
Tickets can be got for the event for free here. It’ll also be broadcast online if you’re unable to get tickets. More details on that is through the same link.
Tue, Jun 19, 2012 | 21:49 BST
Dustin Browder, lead designer on StarCraft II, has said if Blizzard ever decided to bring the strategy title to consoles, it “might” work on Wii U – but don’t count on it.
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.