PC / Strategy / Release: Apr 1, 1998 / ESRB: T

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...


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...


Blizzard servers hacked, some personal info compromised

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 09, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Perhaps it's been too long since you've reset your password in a mad attempt to secure your privacy? Blizzard has announced that they have discovered "unauthorized and illegal access into our internal network."


Google tips hat to StarCraft with 'Zerg Rush'

By Steve Watts, Apr 27, 2012 8:00am PDT

Google has updated with a clever easter egg search for StarCraft fans: "zerg rush."


WoW Monopoly, StarCraft RISK announced at Toy Fair

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2012 5:30pm PST

Hasbro and Blizzard have struck a deal to produce a special World of Warcraft version of Monopoly, and StarCraft-themed RISK.


Blizzard documentary celebrates 20-year history

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 08, 2011 11:15am PST

As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, Blizzard has released a 48-minute documentary exploring the company's history.


Shack PSA: Bargain Blizzard Battle Chests

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 07, 2009 9:45am PDT

There's now even less of an excuse for not owning Diablo 2, StarCraft or Warcraft III as Amazon is today offering 50% off the Battle Chest editions...


"I never owned Warcraft 3 and considering how much I play WoW I figure I owe it to myself to buy ..."

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StarCraft Class Opens at UC Berkeley

By Nick Breckon, Jan 28, 2009 11:38am PST

A college class based entirely around Blizzard's real-time strategy game StarCraft has opened at UC Berkeley, according to a course listing found...


"All of you laughing at this forget that it is the underlying strategy aspects of RTS games that ..."

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StarCraft Patch 1.161 Released

By Chris Faylor, Jan 22, 2009 10:39am PST

A new patch for Blizzard's nearly 11-year-old RTS StarCraft is now available on FileShack in both regular StarCraft and Brood War expansion form....


"hmmm... Did Blizzard run out of starcraft 2 and diablo 3 screenshots to showcase this week?"

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StarCraft Patch 1.16 Released

By Chris Faylor, Nov 26, 2008 7:27am PST

Ten years later, Blizzard is still releasing patches for StarCraft. Today's update, now available at FileShack, comes in two flavors: one for...


"Does anyone have issues with trying to play sc with more than 3 people in a regular game. Me and ..."

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Blizzard Bans 350,000 Cheaters from

By Blake Ellison, Nov 11, 2008 8:00pm PST

Blizzard may be one of the luckiest game companies in the industry, considering its ten-year-old game StarCraft is still in the sales charts. But...


"I noticed! I just logged onto D2 this morning, to get my necro fix, and I was like, where the ..."

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StarCraft Patch 1.15.3 Issued

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 12, 2008 4:41am PDT

Blizzard has released new StarCraft patches, updating the original game and Brood War expansion pack to version 1.15.3.The new update takes care of...


"how about some new features like arranged teams, one on one matchmaking IS THAT TOO MUCH TO ..."

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