StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty

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

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...

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"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....

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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,...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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

- technotica see all 14 comments

StarCraft 2 Beta Phase 1 Extended Until June 7

By Brian Leahy, May 31, 2010 1:00pm PDT

The first phase of the StarCraft II multiplayer beta was scheduled to end today. It isn't. Blizzard has extended the beta through June 7 at...

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"Man that one screenshot that shows the full map of Steppes of war. Why don't they let us zoom ..."

- dhvyse see all 20 comments

Blizzard Signs Exclusive Broadcast Deal with GOM for South Korea

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

Blizzard may have just dealt the deathblow to the Korean eSports Players Association (KeSPA) and existing professional StarCraft leagues in South...

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"Look guys there are a lot of people speculating that this will hurt pro-gaming because of ..."

- Zero Hoki see all 42 comments

Blizzard: Fighting Piracy with DRM 'A Losing Battle'

By Jeff Mattas, May 27, 2010 6:00pm PDT

StarCraft II is still on track for its July 27 release on PC, but unlike some other developers, Blizzard isn't planning on gumming up the works...

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"DRM, SecurRom, Safedisc etc.... All a waste of time and Resources that hurt the legitimate ..."

- darthfusion see all 116 comments

StarCraft 2 Beta Ending May 31; Second Beta Coming Before Release

By Brian Leahy, May 17, 2010 1:40pm PDT

Blizzard has posted on the Battle.net forums that the first phase of the StarCraft II beta will be ending on Monday, May 31 in all regions....

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"I am more interested to see what other people do with this fancy new engine."

- SeraphielX see all 36 comments

Weekend Confirmed Episode 7

By Garnett Lee, May 07, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Alan Wake reviews hit the Net and we've got our spoiler-free full impressions to kickoff Whatcha Been Playin? Garnett, Brian, Jeff, and yes, Billy...

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"I agree with you Garnett. Chromehounds is amazing Billy has no idea what he's talking about."

- Konanda see all 30 comments