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...

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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

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,...

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

- kyl31212 see all 4 comments

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...

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

- Vogerl see all 6 comments

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...

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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...

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

- Epsilon Sector see all 27 comments

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...

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

- Wiz74 see all 136 comments