Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

PC, PS3, XB360, PS2 / Action / Release: Sep 3, 2008 / ESRB: T

StarCraft 2 Patch 1.2 Launches With Chat Channels, Balance Tweaks

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 12, 2011 6:00am PST

After a period of public beta testing, patch 1.2.0 for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty launched last night with additions including Battle.net chat...


"Hmm, we need to get a Shacknews channel going. I'll check this out tonight. "

- Freon see all 27 comments

Try This StarCraft 2 Custom Map: Star Battle

By Brian Leahy, Jan 03, 2011 2:15pm PST

While it is still relatively early in StarCraft II's life as far as custom games go, but there's an early standout emerging on the US and EU...


"Epic. Absolutely awesome. Just played several rounds and really enjoy it."

- MidnightShift650 see all 26 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Game of the Year Runner-up

By Shack Staff, Dec 30, 2010 9:00am PST

Game of the Year Runner-up: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty The wait was definitely worth it with Blizzard's first non-World of Warcraft release...


"It has to be Red Dead Redemption that wins. If SC2 can come second and be 5 years old before ..."

- Twin--Sword see all 63 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: PC Exclusive

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2010 1:00pm PST

PC Exclusive: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty It was definitely a close race between the two top games here, but in the end StarCraft II: Wings...


"So, first place to a crippled 2000 game (gameplay wise) with 2007 graphics, and second place to ..."

- paketep see all 29 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Strategy

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 1:00pm PST

Strategy: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Strategically, it doesn't get more intense than Blizzard's StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, especially...


"Did none of you guys play R.U.S.E.? Easily my favourite strategy game this year after SC 2, the ..."

- Dontdrop see all 17 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Plays Well With Others

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 2:00pm PST

Plays Well With Others (Best Multiplayer): StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Blizzard's latest real-time strategy game, StarCraft II: Wings of...


"Assassin's Creed - really? Ubisoft's DRM doesn't play well with anyone. Until they change ..."

- wfalcon see all 14 comments

StarCraft 2 Demo Now Available, Includes Three Missions and Terran vs. Terran AI Skirmish

By Brian Leahy, Dec 21, 2010 2:12pm PST

A demo for Blizzard's StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is now available for download on PC and Mac and is a bit different from the guest passes that...


"Hey sweet. As someone who's only really interested in the single-player, I'll definitely give ..."

- azshack see all 13 comments

Evening Reading

By Brian Leahy, Dec 20, 2010 5:00pm PST

This weekend was spent mostly playing and watching Blizzard products with my addiction to StarCraft II back in full swing--including the finals of...


"I've been wracking my brain all morning here, maybe some of the morning posters can help me out! ..."

- pharom see all 2665 comments

StarCraft 2 Public Test Realm Launches

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 06, 2010 5:50am PST

Following in the footsteps of World of Warcraft's Public Test Realm, developer Blizzard has launched a public test server for StarCraft 2: Wings of...


"Hello, I'm not a paper clip but I have found a typo in the 3rd paragraph. "...PTR client, so ..."

- Desmond4231 see all 10 comments

More StarCraft 2 Bans Handed Out for Hacking

By Brian Leahy, Nov 30, 2010 4:30pm PST

Blizzard has launched another wave of account bans for hackers and cheaters in StarCraft II, though no specifics have been revealed by the company....


"Awesome. I just played 10 matches won all of them and hit diamond. I knew all my losses were ..."

- darkfox321 see all 36 comments

Daily Filter: November 24, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Nov 24, 2010 7:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


StarCraft 2 Patch Brings Bug Fix, Minor Balance Change

By Brian Leahy, Nov 09, 2010 11:00am PST

Patch 1.1.3 for Blizzard's StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is rolling out across all regions today, bringing a minor balance change, a bug fix, and...


"Terran needs to be nerfed in general Marines + Marauders are really hard to beat early on."

- Funran see all 20 comments

Daily Filter: November 8, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Nov 08, 2010 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games


StarCraft 2 Free Account Name Change Granted

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 03, 2010 5:40am PDT

If you've picked a bit of a daft name for yourself in StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, you'll be delighted to hear that Blizzard has granted all...


"So when will Steam follow? I picked a steam login almost a decade ago in a rush just to play ..."

- flasher 907 see all 23 comments

StarCraft 2 BlizzCon 2010 Interview: Lead Producer Chris Sigaty

By Brian Leahy, Oct 25, 2010 4:30pm PDT

At BlizzCon 2010, I sat down with StarCraft II lead producer Chris Sigaty to talk about Heart of the Swarm, custom maps, cross-region play,...


"I'm sorry, but this was the least informative interview EVER. "

- acrh2 see all 22 comments