Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

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

Blizzard to Ban and Suspend StarCraft 2 Hackers in the "Near Future"

By Brian Leahy, Sep 14, 2010 12:10pm PDT

If you've been hacking in StarCraft II or are considering the hacking-lifestyle, consider yourself--and your Battle.net account--on the clock....


"Will all hackers be unbanned shortly thereafter and given a free copy of Warcraft 3 (or ..."

- DaCommando332 see all 67 comments

StarCraft 2 Official Custom Map 'Burning Tide' Arrives

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 08, 2010 9:30am PDT

Blizzard has released its first new official custom map for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, pitting teams against each other and lava floods in a...


"I'm surprised Brian didn't post this one. Or perhaps he's too good for these silly custom maps ;P"

- anbilow see all 16 comments

Shack PSA: StarCraft 2 GSL Tournament has Begun

By Brian Leahy, Sep 07, 2010 2:20pm PDT

If you're looking for some StarCraft II tournament action, this is your friendly reminder that the first month-long GomTV GSL tournament has begun...


"Paid the $20 and I'm already glad I did. After getting to the end of the first game I couldn't ..."

- Chris Remo see all 15 comments

StarCraft 2 Sells 3 Million Copies in First Month

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 01, 2010 5:43am PDT

After selling one million copies on launch day, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty went on to sell over three million copies worldwide in the first...


"Huh, so if PC game makers don't sell garbage they actually sell. Here I was starting to think ..."

- Bensam123 see all 98 comments

Blizzard Details Upcoming StarCraft 2 Balance Changes

By Brian Leahy, Aug 27, 2010 12:40pm PDT

While the first feature and balance patch for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will not be ready until "mid-September", Blizzard has outlined some of...


"i always thought the ultralisks were awful. Or atleast not at same level of usefulness as some ..."

- tomatoactivator see all 67 comments

Free StarCraft 2 Name Change Coming Ahead of Paid Name Changes

By Brian Leahy, Aug 16, 2010 1:50pm PDT

Everyone will be getting one free name change for his or her StarCraft 2 character name from Blizzard soon, though Blizzard has only committed to...


"jesus christ, blizzard just can't stop controlling everything can they"

- ETPC1 see all 60 comments

July NPD: Xbox 360 Leads all Platforms for First Time Since Sept. '07, NCAA Football Tops Consoles

By Xav de Matos, Aug 12, 2010 4:30pm PDT

The NPD Group have released sales date for the month of July, revealing the Xbox 360 has taken over the top spot versus all video game platforms....


"What are the GLOBAL sales totals for the 360 and PS3? And I mean sales, not units shipped to stores."

- Dr_Cube see all 6 comments

GomTV Launches Global StarCraft 2 League; $500,000 in Prizes for 2010 and Plans for 2011

By Brian Leahy, Aug 09, 2010 11:00am PDT

GomTV has announced the formation of the Global StarCraft II League (GSL) (via TeamLiquid.net), which will be run by the South Korean company and...


"Starcraft 2 on the rise! This is big news. MLG picking up SC 2 is even bigger news for the ..."

- clickles see all 27 comments

A Beginner's Guide to StarCraft 2 Multiplayer - Part 2

By Brian Leahy, Aug 03, 2010 4:00pm PDT

Last week, I discussed race selection, economy, replays, and some assorted tips for getting into StarCraft II's multiplayer. This week, we're going...


"After having played some training and placement matches I do find it slightly disheartening that ..."

- Triakins see all 53 comments

StarCraft 2 Sells 1 Million on Launch Day, Declared 'Biggest PC Game Launch of the Year'

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 03, 2010 7:00am PDT

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty sold over one million copies on its launch day last week, developer Blizzard boasted today, declaring it the...


"Like.omg, ive been playing the PS3 version and its, like, SO AWESOMEMMEME Oh wait, im not a moron"

- et72 see all 87 comments

StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty Review

By Brian Leahy, Aug 02, 2010 4:00pm PDT

Blizzard had a huge challenge to overcome with the release of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (WoL). Apart from the expectations for multiplayer...


"I dont buy 12 year old games. Blizzard has basically slept on their laurels. Yeah I played my ..."

- rtricoche see all 190 comments

StarCraft 2 Topples Original Titles's Lifetime Sales in UK, Analysts Predict US Commercial Response

By Xav de Matos, Aug 02, 2010 11:00am PDT

After one week of availability, StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty has swarmed the competition, fighting its way to the top spot on the UK sales charts,...


"Crap load of stores here sold out. For the standard edition it even came in at an average $20 ..."

- te[R]ror see all 58 comments

A Beginner's Guide to StarCraft 2 Multiplayer - Part 1

By Brian Leahy, Jul 30, 2010 4:00pm PDT

I've finished the singleplayer campaign of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, but I still need to run through all of the challenges before I'm ready...


"Seeing a couple comments about ranking and playing against jackasses that quit midgame, etc. ..."

- TheMongbat see all 73 comments

Field Report #2: StarCraft 2 and the RTS Genre

By Brian Leahy, Jul 28, 2010 4:00pm PDT

A lot of times we play games not for preview or review, but just to have fun (Shocking, we know!). Field Report provides our first-hand experience...


"Nothing will ever beat AOE for a strategy RTS game. Was diverse in specific in race for what ..."

- Azaziel see all 136 comments

StarCraft 2 Ladder Map List and Images

By Brian Leahy, Jul 28, 2010 1:00pm PDT

There are a lot of maps in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, but you might not realize it if you only player Ladder games or games of a certain type...


"I been playing my buddies copy of SC2 the past 2 nights... (which i bought for him and had ..."

- technotica see all 14 comments