Tag Archives: starcraft II
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 03:14 BST
Blizzard has quietly launched a beta for Starcraft Arcade, a marketplace which monetises mods.
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 09:33 BST
Activision-Blizzard has posted better-than-expected 2012 financial results for Q1 FY12, and noted the Call of Duty franchise had 40 million monthly active users as of the end of March – compared to Battlefield 3′s 6.2 million MAU.
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.
Wed, May 02, 2012 | 21:35 BST
StarCraft tournaments are popular occurrences, and Blizzard wants you to be able to keep up with the schedule. If you venture over to the StarCraft website, you’ll notice the Esport section which details the various tournaments occurring or coming up. Next up are the Brazil Nationals which take place may 5 through May 6. Thanks, Talkar.
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.
Fri, Apr 27, 2012 | 08:31 BST
Seriously. Type “Zerg rush” into Google and see what happens.
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.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 03:29 BST
The ultimate tournament of the Starcraft II World Championship Series is starting to take shape.
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.
Mon, Mar 05, 2012 | 03:07 GMT
Blizzard is set to release a new Starcraft II mod encouraging players to up their multiplayer game.
Wed, Nov 23, 2011 | 00:56 GMT
Grab yourself a copy of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty from Blizzard’s online store, and you’ll pay just $30 for it, down from $60. The price reduction seemingly applies to the boxed offering as well as the digital version.
The long awaited strategy sequel was the best-selling PC game of 2011 at the end of September. The first expansion pack, Heart of the Swarm, has not been dated but is expected in 2012.
Mon, Nov 21, 2011 | 14:35 GMT
Over $60,000 in prizes were awarded at the final stop on the 2011 Major League Gaming Pro Circuit – the National Championships.
Wed, Oct 26, 2011 | 13:33 BST
You need to be shortfied. Do it after the break.
Mon, Oct 24, 2011 | 05:47 BST
Long time Starcraft rivals Nestea and IMMvp faced off over the weekend in the Blizzard Invitational. Full match in video form through the break.
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.
Sun, Oct 23, 2011 | 00:42 BST
During a StarCraft II panel at BlizzCon, game director Dustin Browder, balance designer David Kim, and senior designer Josh Menke discussed some of the new units included in the expansion, as well as changes being implemented to existing units, and revealed which units would be retired from service.
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.
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 | 21:43 BST
Time again for another round of the small stuff.
Thu, Sep 08, 2011 | 20:26 BST
During the Citi 2011 Technology Conference today, Activision COO Thomas Tippl said to expect six “proven property” releases from Blizzard over the course of the next three years.
Mon, Sep 05, 2011 | 07:28 BST
Last weekend’s MLG Pro Circuit tournaments drew massive attention to Raleigh, where some of the world’s best pro gamers battled it out for supremacy.