Tag Archives: starcraft
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 06:38 BST
The first round of tickets for BlizzCon are now available for purchase on the BlizzCon site. Tickets for the two day event held in Anaheim, California which starts November 8 are $175.
For those not ready to purchase tickets yet, another round of tickets go on sale on April 27 at 10am, courtesy of Shack News. The event will feature the 2013 StarCraft 2 eSports World Championship Series Global Finals, so fans better get in quick.
Blizzard will also announce pricing for Virtual Tickets of its live-streaming coverage down the track. Furthermore, tickets to the BlizzCon Benefit Dinner go on sale May 1.
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.”
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.
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.
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 | 01:54 BST
Fusible reports the domain name StarCraft.com may finally be the property of Blizzard, 15 years after the first game’s release. The domain recently changed hands and was re-registered to Mark Monitor, which has acquired several domains for Blizzard in the past. There doesn’t seem to have been a legal challenge so whoever the new owner is, they probably shelled out to kick off the RV buyer’s guide and boat site owners. Don’t rush off to take a look just yet; the domain hasn’t been updated yet, and it’s hosting some pretty dodgy-looking stuff.
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.
Sat, Jun 09, 2012 | 17:11 BST
Blizzard has revealed some of the multiplayer units for StarCraft II and a video of them in action as well. The expansion will focus on the Zerg, but the other two races will get new units and abilities as well.
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.
Tue, Feb 14, 2012 | 14:57 GMT
USAOPOLY and Blizzard have announced a partnership which will see the release of Monopoly: World of Warcraft and RISK: StarCraft board games.
Fri, Oct 28, 2011 | 16:50 BST
Blizzard has released a fact sheet for StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, which continues the story from Wings of Liberty with a campaign that focuses on Kerrigan, the former Queen of Blades.
Wed, Oct 26, 2011 | 13:33 BST
You need to be shortfied. Do it after the break.
Sun, Oct 23, 2011 | 00:44 BST
Oh what a day. And it isn’t even over yet, even though it should have been a while ago. Let’s get these shorts out of the way so we can get back to BlizzCon stuff, shall we? We can always have our soup later.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 | 19:35 BST
Blizzard’s revealed it currently doesn’t have any plans to develop a StarCraft MMO.
Fri, May 06, 2011 | 06:10 BST
They’re like popcorn, really – you just can’t stop.
Wed, Mar 09, 2011 | 02:57 GMT
The newest entry into the StarCraft canon, novel Devil’s Due, will release on April 12.
Tue, Feb 22, 2011 | 23:01 GMT
A new North American eSports league has been announced, with one of the world’s largest prize pools up for grabs.
Thu, Feb 10, 2011 | 06:59 GMT
Activision’s just announced it has canned development on True Crime: Hong Kong as well as “disband” the Guitar Hero business unit.
Wed, Jan 26, 2011 | 04:22 GMT
Feel like a little zombie survival? Some match-three action? A cook-off? Hit up the multiplayer tab in StarCraft II today and you’ll have something to do besides curse other players’ unit spam. Blizzard has made three of its Blizzcon-revealed custom maps available as an opt-in beta.
Sat, Jan 22, 2011 | 16:48 GMT
Haomiao Huang, a student at the University of California Berkeley, has posted over on Ars Technica an explanation of how he and other students won the 2010 StarCraft AI Competition by besting pro-StarCraft player Oriol Vinyals who was “previously ranked best in Spain and ranked among the top 16 players in Europe.”
Fri, Jan 21, 2011 | 01:20 GMT