StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty

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

StarCraft 2 Patch 1.1.2 Launches With Zerg Balance Tweaks, Bug Fixes

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 15, 2010 5:40am PDT

The promised Zerg-centric StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty multiplayer balance tweaks have arrived with the launch of patch 1.1.2, available now...


"VOID RAYS ARE FINE NOW they had too little first attack and too muhc of second attack , it's ..."

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Blizzard Explains Bans for Third Party Hacks and Cheats

By Brian Leahy, Oct 13, 2010 11:00am PDT

Last week, CheatHappens claimed that Blizzard had banned players for using its own and other third-party "trainers" in single-player campaign and...


"Okay...About a few weeks ago i use cheats from the game like "terribleterribledamage, etc" to ..."

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BlizzCon 2010 Concert: Tenacious D with New Songs

By Brian Leahy, Oct 11, 2010 12:20pm PDT

The closing concert at BlizzCon 2010 will be headlined by Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass), which will take the stage at the end of the...


"I watched a documentary about the band leading up to the release of a Pick of Destiny. It was ..."

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StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm At Least 18 Months Away?

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 08, 2010 5:46am PDT

The Zerg-centric second instalment of the StarCraft II trilogy should be expected in eighteen months at soonest, it seems Battle.net project...


"I figured it would be a 2 year wait for Heart of the Swarm, especially if they add units to ..."

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StarCraft 2 Lead Designer Reveals New Balance Plans

By Brian Leahy, Oct 07, 2010 11:20am PDT

Dustin Browder, lead designer of StarCraft II, has revealed some upcoming multiplayer balance changes that should be in the game's next patch....


"Beginning of 2011 the area I am living at is getting 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) coverage with ..."

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BlizzCon 2010 Event Schedule Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 06, 2010 5:40am PDT

A trio of Diablo 3 developer panels, talks on Blizzard's much-celebrated cinematics and assorted tournaments are amongst the festivities featured...


"I wish there were more Diablo 3 stuffs. I guess we really won't see it until late next year. :'("

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Over 5,000 StarCraft 2 Players Banned for Hacking

By Brian Leahy, Oct 01, 2010 3:00pm PDT

[Update 10/4] Blizzard has told Shacknews that these bans were handed out at the "game account level," though there have been account suspensions...


"Taking notes Valve? This is how you handle hackers...now do something about Modern Warfare 2 or ..."

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StarCraft 2 Patch Fixes Two Major Bugs, Others

By Brian Leahy, Sep 28, 2010 12:20pm PDT

Blizzard is rolling out a new patch for StarCraft II, comprised of bug fixes, which address some gameplay issues that surfaced recently. First,...


"As an aside, that linked game is GREAT, and everyone should go watch it. Really, really good ..."

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Blizzard Discusses StarCraft 2 Balance, Patch 1.2

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 27, 2010 8:09am PDT

After launching patch 1.1 for StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty last week, Blizzard has given PC Gamer a peek at plans for patch 1.2. The patch, which...


"Say what you want about balance, but these are the facts: In the Top 8 for this seasons GSL ..."

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StarCraft 2 Version 1.1 Patch Notes, Cross-Region Play for SEA Owners

By Brian Leahy, Sep 21, 2010 10:22am PDT

The notes for the first StarCraft II features and balance patch have been released and can be found here. I've listed the main balance changes...


"It'd be interesting to see what sort of statistics Blizzard has on how many people played ~1 ..."

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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 ..."

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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"

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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