StarCraft Series News


StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void 'Reclamation' cinematic prepares a Protoss strike

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 25, 2015 12:35pm PDT

With StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void set to arrive in November, it's time for the story to start taking shape, which is why Blizzard has released a new cinematic centered around the conflicted Protoss.


StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void will touch down on November 10

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2015 10:47am PDT

After some technical difficulties, Blizzard has announced the official release date for StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void.


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StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void beta now offers automated tournaments

By Daniel Perez, Aug 21, 2015 9:17am PDT

Blizzard has made it easier than ever for StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void beta players to enter tournaments thanks to its latest update.


Gamescom 2015: StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void gets new Allied Commanders co-op mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2015 4:08am PDT

Blizzard had several announcements lined up for Gamescom 2015 and it was a sure bet that one of those would surround StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void. This one will be a treat for co-op players, as Blizzard has unveiled a whole new game mode called Allied Commanders


Blizzard celebrates StarCraft 2's fifth anniversary with virtual and physical swag

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 12:22pm PDT

StarCraft 2 is five years old today, and Blizzard has some special treats for fans of the game to enjoy both in-game and in the real world.


"Swag = secretly we are gay. Dunno which is worse: Swag or Bae. Cool tho about the added ..."

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StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void's new unit hailed as Liberator

By Ozzie Mejia, May 27, 2015 2:45pm PDT

StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void's latest beta update has introduced a new Terran unit, a terror of the skies known as the Liberator.


"hey are just releasing content for SC2 out of obligation above all else. The sales figures can't ..."

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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 ..."

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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.


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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...


"You'd think a game like this would add way more music all the time. It should also add new ..."

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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.


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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.


"Good for them! It says they have Blizzard's blessing so yeah, I don't think they'd have a lot ..."

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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 ...


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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...


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StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm sells 1.1 million copies in 48 hours

By John Keefer, Mar 21, 2013 12:15pm PDT

We knew StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm would be a hot commodity when it was released, given its near fanatical multiplayer and eSports following. Blizzard confirmed just how hot the title was today, announcing that the game had sold about 1.1 million copies in the first 48 ...


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