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...


"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

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...


"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...


"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...


"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....


"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...


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

- Konanda see all 30 comments