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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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....

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"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

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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...

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"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

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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...

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"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,...

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

- acrh2 see all 22 comments