StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty

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

Upcoming Starcraft 2 eSports tournament sponsored by Ender's Game

By Nathaniel Hohl, Feb 03, 2014 11:55pm PST

A new Starcraft 2 tournament which will help promote the Ender's Game film is being sponsored by Lionsgate.


StarCraft 2 patch 2.1 makes custom maps and mod tools free

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 21, 2014 2:45pm PST

StarCraft II has received a major update, with patch 2.1 offering Arcade mode, custom games, all three SC2 races, and a gaggle of mod tools to Starter Edition owners for free.


StarCraft classic soundtrack coming to SC2

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 11, 2013 4:30pm PST

For anyone who played a lot of StarCraft (or watched it played professionally), the RTS's soundtrack is a permanent fixture in their head, seared into ear canals like spiral soundwaves on a record and played by your fingernail every time you root around in there. Delightfull...


StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void still finding right fit for Protoss

By Steve Watts, Nov 12, 2013 8:15am PST

The Protoss-focused third installment of StarCraft 2, Legacy of the Void, hasn't been shown off yet because Blizzard is still working out the kinks of how to make the race seem properly powerful.


StarCraft Universe mod seeks Kickstarter funds

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 13, 2013 9:30am PDT

Mod group Upheaval Arts wants crowdfunded support to finish making StarCraft Universe, a mod that transforms StarCraft 2 into a multiplayer online RPG.


StarCraft 2 celebrates 3rd birthday by unlocking races for Starters

By Steve Watts, Jul 23, 2013 4:15pm PDT

StarCraft 2 is turning three years old, and Blizzard is unlocking all the races for the Starter edition and granting 25% more XP to celebrate.


StarCraft 2 now allows 'spawning' for friends without game

By John Keefer, Jun 05, 2013 2:45pm PDT

Blizzard has been allowing players to get a limited StarCraft 2 experience for free for quite some time now with its Starter Edition, but now players who don't want to shell out cash for the full game can get an upgraded experience as long as they have a friend who isn't so ...


Celebrate StarCraft's 15th birthday with retro portraits for SC2

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 31, 2013 7:00am PDT

StarCraft turns 15 today and, to celebrate the big day, Blizzard will hand out special retro portraits to StarCraft II players. The faces from the original game's box art, once so fiercesome and stunningly realistic but now a bit goofy and so plainly CG, can grace your SC pr...


StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm multiplayer tips: the Zerg

By Andrew Groen, Mar 20, 2013 10:30am PDT

Today's StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm multiplayer tips focus on playing the Zerg.


Heart of the Swarm multiplayer tips: learn the skills

By Andrew Groen, Mar 19, 2013 10:30am PDT

Over the next few days we will be offering StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm multiplayer tips. Today, we offer basic skills needed to be able to...


Reminder: StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm needs Wings of Liberty

By John Keefer, Mar 11, 2013 6:45am PDT

If you are getting yourself ready for tonight 12:01 a.m. PT launch of StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, just a reminder: Make sure you have StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty still installed on your PC. This will not be a standalone expansion.


Blizzard All-Stars held up by new business model

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 22, 2013 11:30am PST

We haven't heard much from Blizzard's own entry into the Dota clone arena, Blizzard All-Stars, since the developer settled/lost its trademark dispute with Valve, but fear not, "it's still actively being worked on." That's the word from StarCraft II production director Chris ...


StarCraft 2 gives free name change because you can't buy one yet

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 14, 2013 9:00am PST

Bad news, Dethkilla69[420]! You still can't pay to change the name on your StarCraft II account. But good news, Dethkilla69[420]! To apologise for not adding that long-promised paid option, Blizzard is offering everyone a free name change. Arise, Dethkilla69#YOLO.


Shack PSA: World Championship kicks off tonight

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 16, 2012 10:15am PST

A gathering of the world's finest StarCraft 2 and World of Warcraft Arena players are fighting to the virtual death at Blizzard's own World Championship this weekend. While the event is both in China and sold out, perhaps making it a little tricky for you to atten...


StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm coming March 12

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 13, 2012 6:40am PST

The Zerg will rush onto PC and Mac in StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm on March 13, 2013, publisher Activision announced this morning. The expansion will come in three editions, ranging from $40 to $80 depending on how much extra gubbins you want with your sci-fi RTS.