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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... read
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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... read
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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... read

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. read

A Warcraft mod for StarCraft II is in progress


He needs more farms
Jan 18
Warcraft III is one of my favorite RTS games of all time -- and I've been playing the genre since before the original Command and Conquer in 1995. There's just something about how it perfectly blends all of the best elements... read

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... read

The DTOID Show: Blops II, GTA V & SC2: Heart of the Swarm


More like, Grand Theft DOGS, am I right?
Nov 14
Hey gang! Here's today's Destructoid Show!Jim reviewed Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and we run down the pros and cons, including the slight possibility that if you buy the PC version, you might get a copy of Mass Effect 2 by a... read
Blizzard has finally set a date
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... read feature

Impressions: StarCraft Collector's Edition Risk


It's Risk, but with StarCraft pieces
Nov 06
[Destructoid is considering adding board games (videogame-themed or not) to what we cover. Think it's a good idea? Want us to stick to videogames only? Let us know in the comments.] Themed variants of popular games like Monop... read

Blizzard reveals new race leveling in Heart of the Swarm


Get 'dem levels in ya!
Oct 25
With an upcoming patch for the Heart of the Swarm beta, Blizzard is going to introduce a new race leveling mechanic in StarCraft II. Mastering a race will give reward players with new decals and portraits to show off just how... read

MLG vs. Proleague playoffs begin tonight


The fight for the top eight spots begins!
Oct 19
For the past month, StarCraft II players have been competing in the MvP, or MLG versus Proleague, a coordinated effort between MLG, KeSPA, and the IEG. Today marks the first day of playoffs, where the top 16 players will... read

MLG announces fall schedule with SCII and LoL aplenty


Sep 25
The fall season of MLG is about to get underway! Tomorrow will start a non-stop schedule all the way through November, featuring both StarCraft II and League of Legends. Here's a quick breakdown: Tuesdays and Thursdays ... read

Blizzard looking at free-to-play StarCraft II multiplayer


Sep 22
Asked whether or not Blizzard has plans for a free-to-play StarCraft II at the Valencia eSports Congress, lead designer Dustin Browder stated that the company is "looking at free to play as an option for the multiplayer," rep... read

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... read

Red Bull LAN's Trial of the Xel'Naga begins soon!


Aug 30
The Trial of the Xel'Naga begins at 6PM PT! This is a 2v2 StarCraft II tournament that pairs pro players with regular schmoes from the audience against each other with weird and wacky special events that can take place ... read

Sean "Day[9]" Plott has become a very popular person within the StarCraft II community. He runs his own stream over at day9.tv and has become one of the most prolific SCII commentators (read: casters) on the scene. ... read feature

Here are your MLG Summer Championship winners


Aug 28
Not every winner at the most recent MLG tournament were cheaters. StarCraft II, Mortal Kombat, and SoulCalibur V all went on without a hitch during one of the most intense weekends in recent memory. Heck, it was intense ... read

MLG Summer Championship is live soon


Aug 24
Tune in here! MLG Summer Championship will be live very soon with competitions for StarCraft II, Mortal Kombat, SoulCalibur V, and Leage of Legends. Here's a quick rundown of the competition times (EDT) for the weekend:... read

Red Bull LAN lets players mess with StarCraft II matches


Aug 21
The Red Bull LAN Seattle StarCraft II tournament is going to begin on August 30 and run until September 1 at PAX Prime, and holy cow do they have something genuinely hysterical up their sleeve. For the first t... read

TaeJa wins the MLG StarCraft II Summer Arena


Jul 23
This weekend, TaeJa (Terran) defeated Alicia (Protoss) in the MLG Summer Arena finals to take first place and $10,000! I do feel really bad for Alicia though, since he's come in second three times in a row now. While he's def... read

MLG's StarCraft II Summer Arena is LIVE


Jul 20
In case you forgot, 32 StarCraft II players from all around the world are competing this weekend at MLG's Summer Arena. There's over $25,000 dollars of prize money at stake, as well as an opportunity to compete at the ML... read

MLG's Summer StarCraft II Arena begins Friday


Jul 16
First things first: you'll be able to catch the main StarCraft II stream for free! This is actually the first time that MLG has done this, courtesy of Full Sail University. Hooray! In addition to the main stream, there will b... read

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... read feature

Red Bull Battlegrounds kicks off in Austin this weekend


May 24
What better way to spend your Memorial Day weekend than with some StarCraft II? Red Bull, who is no stranger to eSports, is hosting a 16-player tournament with some incredibly strong players competing for $41,000 in prizes. V... read

Violet battles Zerg, sickness to take first at MLG


May 21
MLG Spring Arena 2 was this past weekend and saw the first Zerg vs. Zerg (ZvZ) finals in a long time. In fact, the top three players all played Zerg. One of the matches in the championship match even went past 30 minutes, a r... read

MLG Spring Arena 2 airing NOW!


May 18
Did you happen to catch Spring Arena the first? DongRaeGu took home first place and a check for $5,000 for his excellent Zerg play. Spring Arena 2 kicks off today and, just as before, you'll need to own either a Spring Season... read

Slew of new StarCraft II features headed to Battle.net


May 07
Blizzard has just come out with a blog post detailing some new features to hit StarCraft II "at or around" the launch of the upcoming expansion, Heart of the Swarm. Here's the rundown: Multiplayer resume from replay Glo... read

Heart of the Swarm playable at MLG Spring Championship


Apr 27
During MLG's Spring Championship on June 8-10, attendees will get a special preview of the upcoming StarCraft II expansion, Heart of the Swarm. For those who will actually be in Anaheim for the event, there will be a ton... read

Google gets Zerg rushed


Apr 27
Open up Google and search for "Zerg Rush," then be ready to fight! Good luck! Google "Zerg Rush" and prepare to defend your browser [PC Gamer] read

Initial MLG Spring Arena wraps up, DongRaeGu takes first


Apr 24
Spring Arena, MLG's StarCraft II tournament, began this past weekend with eight players vying for a chance to move on and compete in the second Spring Arena, taking place May 18-20th. Unfortunately, North American native... read






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