StarCraft 2 News


StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void details revealed

By Steven Wong, Nov 07, 2014 12:00pm PST

Blizzard revealed first details and a cinematic trailer for StarCraft: Legacy of the Void at Blizzcon 2014.


"Yep. That seems really easy to abuse. The tempests new ability won't make it to launch either I bet "

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StarCraft 2 games available on the cheap

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 11:15am PDT

Right now you can grab both Heart of the Swarm and Wings of Liberty at a discounted price.


"It's still a decent value for the re-playability. But $20 should be the new price for these ..."

- daggot see all 10 comments

StarCraft 2 1.3.3 patch makes balance changes including 'Warp Gate research' timing

By Xav de Matos, May 11, 2011 11:45am PDT

Blizzard Entertainment has released patch 1.3.3 for StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, increasing the Warp Game research timing among other balance issues and tackling a handful of bugs.


"Looks like you guys need to actually change the content of the post so the bullet hierarchy ..."

- Bensam123 see all 8 comments

Report: Blizzard and KeSPA StarCraft hostilities ending

By Alice O'Connor, May 09, 2011 7:10am PDT

Blizzard and the Korean e-Sports body's legal battle is drawing to a close as members are set to sign SC2 licensing agreements.


""These gaming leagues helped make SC immortal, not blizzard, blizzard just made a fucking game, ..."

- backlashhg see all 26 comments

StarCraft 2 official mods now available

By Steve Watts, Apr 06, 2011 8:45am PDT

Blizzard has now updated its official StarCraft 2 mods, and released the full versions complete with unlockable achievements and avatars.


"It's called Blizzard All Stars now and it's not going to be a clone, I heard it was pretty ..."

- Zek see all 17 comments

Blizzard Hopes to Release Diablo 3 in 2011, but Heart of the Swarm 'Unlikely'

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2011 3:30pm PST

Activision's announcement that we may not see a Blizzard game released in 2011 shed serious doubt on their two known projects: Diablo 3 and...


"They've always said if they do a console port, it will be after PC release, and that it wouldn't ..."

- yAak see all 28 comments

Try This StarCraft 2 Custom Map: Star Battle

By Brian Leahy, Jan 03, 2011 2:15pm PST

While it is still relatively early in StarCraft II's life as far as custom games go, but there's an early standout emerging on the US and EU...


"Cry much. Thanks for the heads up shack news. Gonna check this one out."

- Motoryogurt see all 26 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Game of the Year Runner-up

By Shack Staff, Dec 30, 2010 9:00am PST

Game of the Year Runner-up: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty The wait was definitely worth it with Blizzard's first non-World of Warcraft release...


"I smell a bitter relic fanboy. *whaaa-whaaa-whaaa* "it is so innovative but nobody is playing it ..."

- nOpe1984 see all 63 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: PC Exclusive

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2010 1:00pm PST

PC Exclusive: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty It was definitely a close race between the two top games here, but in the end StarCraft II: Wings...


"So, first place to a crippled 2000 game (gameplay wise) with 2007 graphics, and second place to ..."

- paketep see all 29 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Strategy

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 1:00pm PST

Strategy: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Strategically, it doesn't get more intense than Blizzard's StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, especially...


"Did none of you guys play R.U.S.E.? Easily my favourite strategy game this year after SC 2, the ..."

- Dontdrop see all 17 comments

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...


"You realize it's not out on PC yet, right? So the DRM isn't getting in anyone's way."

- Quaunaut see all 14 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....


"Wow, if, for example, you don't care achivements at all, why you morally or not allow people to ..."

- Mini-d see all 36 comments

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...


"maruders can only hit ground units, stalkers can hit both ground and air, maruders have ..."

- galbilover see all 20 comments

Shack PSA: Weekend eSports Line-Up

By Brian Leahy, Nov 05, 2010 12:40pm PDT

This weekend, MLG will be broadcasting its 2010 Pro Circuit finals from Dallas, Texas. The events will be streamed for free at, though...


"Watch the schedule. There was a lot of Starcraft yesterday and today. Halo will pick up today ..."

- Brian Leahy see all 13 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,...


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

- kyl31212 see all 4 comments