StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty

PC / Strategy / Release: Jul 27, 2010 / ESRB: U

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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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! ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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."

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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. "

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StarCraft 2 BlizzCon Custom Maps Preview

By Brian Leahy, Oct 23, 2010 11:00am PDT

As Alice reported earlier, Blizzard has announced four in-house custom maps for StarCraft II at BlizzCon 2010. They are Blizzard DOTA, Starjeweled,...


"Hmm, Blizzard All-Stars map in Starcraft 2 would be cool. bunch of units from diablo, starcraft ..."

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StarCraft 2 DotA, Left 4 Dead, Bejeweled and Iron Chef Custom Map Homages Unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 1:59pm PDT

The new StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty custom maps on show at BlizzCon that clearly reference Left 4 Dead, Bejeweled, DotA and television show Iron...


"Wow, that means even LESS slots for the modders, now that blizz is taking up more of their limit ..."

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New StarCraft 2 Custom Maps on Show at BlizzCon, Referencing Left 4 Dead and DotA

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2010 10:40am PDT

Four new Blizzard-made StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty custom maps are on show at BlizzCon 2010. The new maps drop references to video game and pop...


BlizzCon 2010 StarCraft 2 Invitational Tournament Players Revealed

By Brian Leahy, Oct 19, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Blizzard has announced the 16 players that will be competing in the BlizzCon 2010 StarCraft II Invitational Tournament, which will take place at...


"Anyone else notice that 10 of the 16 players are from the same continent? I'm not racist, but I ..."

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Blizzard Sues Three StarCraft 2 Hackers

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 18, 2010 12:20pm PDT

Blizzard has already proven its low threshold for cheaters, issuing bans for folks who've attempted to meddle with StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty by...


"I saw more power to em. Hackers should be shot on sight :) [Sits back and waits for much ..."

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