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Oh my god, yes! Modders are remaking Warcraft III


Thanks for the warm fuzzies
Mar 11
 
"Off I go then!" "Yes, m'lord!" "Job's done!" These soundbites send my mind back to all of those magical summers spent obsessively playing Warcraft III as a teenager. The creators of Warcraft: Armies of Azeroth, a remake of ...




The final four duke it out today at Red Bull Battlegrounds


I hope you like Terran
Sep 21
 
Yesterday was some of the most intense StarCraft II play that I have ever seen. First of all, if you missed it, you should watch the recording on Red Bull's site. Secondly, the rest of this post does contain spoiler...




The Red Bull Battlegrounds StarCraft II grand finals are live!


Some of the biggest names in SC2 are competing
Sep 20
 
Man, it feels pretty good to talk about StarCraft II esports again. I've been way more focused on Dota 2 recently and it's nice to go back to what helped get me into the scene. Anyway, the grand finals for the Red B...




TotalBiscuit and Day[9] discuss StarCraft II and eSports


Shedding light on why we need the term 'athlete'
Nov 23
 
When someone gives you the opportunity to interview two people who you have looked up to as idols, there is no thinking to be done, only a garbled "HECKYES" to be shot out of your mouth hole. There are four amazing casters th...




Red Bull Battlegrounds is under way


Huge StarCraft II tournament all weekend!
Nov 23
 
As if MLG Columbus wasn't already enough tournament for one weekend to hold, StarCraft II fans can rest easy knowing that the Red Bull Battlegrounds in NYC are taking place starting now! Eight competitors will be duking...




StarCraft II World Championship Series plans out 2014


2013 WCS just ended, and already looking ahead
Nov 20
 
The World Championship Series, one of the biggest yearly StarCraft II tournaments around, just had its finals at Blizzcon earlier this month, and already Blizzard is looking ahead to 2014 with new plans. They've gone ahe...




WCS finals at Blizzcon begin today


Winner moves to Red Bull Battlegrounds
Nov 08
 
There is currently one open spot in the red Bull Battlegrounds StarCraft II tournament taking place later this month. After this weekend, that spot will be filled. The World Championship Series (WCS) finals take place at Bli...




Three more qualify for Red Bull Battlegrounds in NYC


Scarlett, HyuN, and PartinG win out this weekend
Nov 04
 
Three more players have pulled out victories and managed to qualify for the Red Bull Battlegrounds event later this month in NYC. Sasha "Scarlett" Hostyn (Zerg), Won "PartinG" Lee Sak (Protoss), and Ko "HyuN" Seok Hyun (Zerg)...




Tune into the Red Bull Battlegrounds Qualifiers right now


Winner advances to the main event on November 23
Nov 03
 
The Red Bull Battlegrounds will be taking place on November 23-24, but today we will get to see another player added to the roster of competitors. Four players will compete for a single spot into the main event, paid transpo...




Longest StarCraft II match lasts THREE HOURS


Becomes a study on commentator's patience
Oct 24
 
Once, I watched a StarCraft II match on Metalopalis between two Terran opponents, and it lasted for about an hour and a half. It felt like an eternity. After a while, it wasn't even suspenseful anymore. It was more...in...




Red Bull StarCraft II tournament kicks off today


Join the action at 2PM PST!
Jun 21
 
The Red Bull Training Grounds StarCraft II tournament begins today, and will continue on through this Sunday, June 23. Only eight of the best players have been invited to the event, including Grubby, DeMusliM, and SeleC...




Blizzard introduces 'Spawning' feature to StarCraft II


It allows you to temporarily upgrade your account in a party
Jun 05
 
Blizzard has now made it a lot easier to play StarCraft II with your friends, regardless of what version you have. All you need to do is party in-game with a friend who owns a "better" version of the game. So basically, say ...




Fired StarCraft player 'Idra' talks about his release


'I am not going to continue as a competitive player'
May 13
 
On "Real Talk" with JP McDaniel, a YouTube show that interviews gaming personalities, Greg "Idra" Fields talked about the events surrounding his recent firing from Evil Geniuses' StarCraft II team. He talks about a ton ...




StarCraft's biggest jerk fired for being a jerk


Greg 'Idra' Fields released from team Evil Geniuses
May 10
 
Greg Fields, more commonly known as Idra in the StarCraft community, was let go from the Evil Geniuses StarCraft II team yesterday after some comments that were essentially the straw that broke the camel's back...




Meet the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm sound team


Over 20 minutes of exclusive audio mixes included
May 03
 
Maybe you played StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. Maybe you enjoyed the soundtrack disc that came packed in with the collector's edition, or perhaps you simply enjoyed it in-game. With this expansion focusing on the Zerg, I ...




Why you need to be watching the Dreamhack Open right now


Has Joe Buck ever dressed as a pink Pikachu?
Apr 26
 
The Dreamhack Open Stockholm is only two days and has already begun! As you can tell, the insanity is already in full swing, as commentators Apollo and Artosis are looking super professional. Ninety-six StarCraft II: Hea...




[April Fool's] The Warhound is back in StarCraft II!


All your workers are now Warhounds
Apr 01
 
Remember the Warhound unit from the beta of Heart of the Swarm? Originally planned as a replacement for the Thor, the Warhound was removed because they became a very strong focus of the competitive scene and were simply...




StarCraft celebrates its 15th birthday today


Happy Quinceañera!
Mar 31
 
Fifteen years ago today, on March 31, 1998, the original StarCraft launched on PC, setting in place a series of events that would lead up to the powerhouse it is now: gigantic competitive tournaments, gorgeous singleplay...




Heart of the Swarm sells more than 1.1M in two days


Another successful Blizzard expansion
Mar 21
 
Heart of the Swarm, the newest StarCraft II expansion, is capitalizing on the buzz surrounding its release. Blizzard announced that it sold more than 1.1 million copies in its first two days at retail. "We want to thank ...




Review: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm


A solid middle entry for the series
Mar 19
 
It appears Blizzard's learned quite a bit from Diablo III's launch, as Heart of the Swarm was instantly playable on release with virtually no server problems -- a bit of a rarity, it seems, with recent PC releases. It's a goo...




Here are the international launch times for StarCraft II


Heart of the Swarm is nearly here
Mar 11
 
Blizzard is ready to launch the newest addition to the StarCraft II family, Heart of the Swarm, and of course millions of people will be itching to get on at the earliest possible moment. Look no further than Blizzard's offic...




Vengeance will be had in StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm


With a side of betrayal, and a glass of blood
Feb 26
 
Yeah, okay Blizzard. We get it. You rule at making cinematic trailers, and this launch trailer for Heart of the Swarm reinforces that fact. This trailer also reminds me that StarCraft has an actual story, and continues ...




StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm's eSports tools detailed


Replays, recover matches, and more
Feb 21
 
Blizzard's Community Manager Kevin Johnson detailed some of the new eSports and multiplayer features fans can expect in StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. New tools include the ability to watch match replays in groups, and a ...




StarCraft II mod 'Night of the Dead' designer speaks


Also, zombie-infested mining colonies are in!
Feb 11
 
I haven't picked up StarCraft II in a long time, and I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one. But with StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm coming soon, I caught the real-time-strategy bug again and need some sweet resource manageme...




Heart of the Swarm introduces global play, groups & clans


Destructoid StarCraft II group imminent
Jan 31
 
In a new video on the social features of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, community manager Kevin Johnson goes over many of the anticipated features included in the new expansion. Perhaps the most anticipated addition is th...




Heart of the Swarm to be featured in MLG winter season


New StarCraft II expansion in action
Jan 31
 
Though the Heart of the Swarm expansion for StarCraft II is still over a month away, MLG will be featuring the game in its Online Winter Season Showdown beginning on February 4, 2013. Broadcasts will take place eac...




StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm opening


Look upon this
Jan 22
 
You can watch the shiny new opening cinematic for StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm above, but it would be best watched in HD on YouTube. It's more than meets the eye (you'll see). The expansion arrives on March 12. You ready? This will be like Christmas 2.0 in South Korea.




StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm beta adds pre-purchasers


Download the beta client if you ordered before Dec. 18
Dec 21
 
Ahead of the full release this March, StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm has expanded its beta to include people who pre-purchased a digital copy of the expansion on Battle.net on or before December 18. If that describes you, b...




StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm will launch on 3/12/13


Blizzard has finally set a date
Nov 13
 
Kerrigan is back, baby! Come this March 12th, you'll be able to rip apart your enemies and spread the swarm: StarCraft II: Heart of Swarm finally has a release date. This kinda-sorta expansion comes with an all new Zerg singl...




StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm closed beta begins


Go make sure you're opted in
Sep 05
 
Consider this a friendly reminder to go double check your Battle.net account to be sure you're opted in for the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm multiplayer beta. While currently limited to pro gamers, shoutcasters, press, an...




StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm will shake things up


Jun 08
 
The Major League Gaming Anaheim Spring Championships are running today through Sunday. At the event, Blizzard was offering the press an opportunity to come in and play a few hours worth of multiplayer matches of the Hear...




New units and more Kerrigan in new StarCraft II trailer


Oct 21
 
Fresh from of BlizzCon 2011, new information and an amazing new trailer have just been released for the next expansion in the StarCraft II series, Heart of the Swarm. In the trailer, we get to see a post-Queen of Blades Sara...





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