StarCraft Series News


StarCraft: Remastered Brings the Terrans, Zerg and Protoss Back in mid-August

By John Keefer, Jun 30, 2017 10:55am PDT

The game will offer 4K graphics, matchmaking and leaderboards, and other improvements for $14.99.


"I replay 2 or 3 times a year. It's still the best at what it does. Some mechanics become more ..."

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Honesty is the Best Policy, If It Gets You a Trip to BlizzCon

By John Keefer, May 04, 2017 8:45am PDT

A gold master StarCraft source code disc was found out in the wild, and after much internal conflict, the individual returned it to Blizzard.


"we did the same thing back then. inkjet printers that printed directly onto cds were not that ..."

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You Can Now Get StarCraft and Brood War for Free

By David Craddock, Apr 18, 2017 3:51pm PDT

Patch 1.18 is the first update in eight years for Blizzard's classic RTS.


"Ditto. A shame they're not remastering the CG too, but I get that it would be an expensive ballache."

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StarCraft Dev Moves On To Another Project Inside Blizzard

By John Keefer, Apr 10, 2017 11:00am PDT

Lead game play designer David Kim wants to 'branch out' a bit.


"Same their modern games do nothing for me. I've tried them all. Starcraft 2 was food, but after ..."

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StarCraft Remastered Confirmed, Bringing Original to 4K

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2017 7:00am PDT

The original StarCraft is getting quite a facelift, along with some new bells and whistles, but the original gameplay is staying perfectly intact.


"I don't get why they're releasing this... StarCraft Remastered already exists and it's called ..."

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Report: StarCraft Remastered May Be Coming This Summer

By John Keefer, Mar 15, 2017 8:10am PDT

Blizzard is tight-lipped about everything, so we probably won't know anything until we get an announcement.


"Cheers, I will of course follow this with interest. Doesn't seem any more substantial than the ..."

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Overwatch's D.Va will soon announce all of your StarCraft 2 matches

By Daniel Perez, Oct 17, 2016 11:20am PDT

The eSports phenom, D.Va, will soon be showing off her announcer chops in StarCraft 2.


"Seriously? Dva's voice is insufferable. It's purposely designed to be annoying."

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Chris Metzen, Blizzard Entertainment storyteller and senior VP, retires

By David Craddock, Sep 13, 2016 12:35pm PDT

Metzen plans to focus 'on the one thing that matters most to me in all the world-my family.'


"Able to retire at 42 years old and he has a hell of a legacy he's left behind. I'm excited to ..."

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Report: StarCraft 1 HD releasing in September 2016

By Daniel Perez, Aug 05, 2016 7:20am PDT

According to a new report, we could be seeing an HD version of the original StarCraft.


"Wait...do you hear that? It's like a bunch of people in their 30's are all screaming in unison ..."

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StarCraft 2 Update 3.5.0 adds Nova Covert Ops Mission Pack 2

By John Keefer, Aug 02, 2016 11:44am PDT

There are lots of changes to the editor as well.


StarCraft 2's Nova gets Covert Ops Mission Pack 2 next week

By John Keefer, Jul 29, 2016 9:59am PDT

The mission pick up where Pack 1 left off.


"Pretty hollow and short. They just seem to be missing something, and the main campaigns had ..."

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Heroes of the Storm gets its 50th Hero, StarCraft melee warrior Dehaka

By Daniel Perez, Mar 16, 2016 8:47am PDT

Those going up against Dehaka won't know what hit them. Literally.


"No but it's basically a variant of Falstad's ability. Seems a bit arbitrary but global map ..."

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StarCraft 2's 'Nova Covert Ops' sneaks into March

By Steve Watts, Mar 15, 2016 11:05am PDT

Watch out, she's right behind you!


StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void sells over 1 million copies on launch day

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 13, 2015 2:58pm PST

Blizzard dared to stare Bethesda's beast in the face on Tuesday and StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void came out with some fairly impressive sales numbers itself, especially given what it was up against.


"kind of how I felt. I knew getting both made no sense so I felt like SC2 would be spot on and ..."

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StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void lead designer on mission packs and closing the book on a saga

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 07, 2015 2:00pm PST

There's a sense of finality coming with the release of StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void. To learn more about what's coming to the game, including mission packs, co-op, and also to touch on the story itself, Shacknews caught up to lead level designer Matt Morris.


"Same here man. on all points. I love Fallout too but this comes first. I mean Starcraft has been ..."

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