Browsing tag: Starcraft

Report: Blizzard Cancels First-Person Shooter Based on StarCraft to Focus on Overwatch 2, Diablo 4 News 0

News 0 While Blizzard already has a first-person shooter game in Overwatch, it seems the studio was working on yet another FPS, but this one was based on the StarCraft universe. Keyword here is “was,” as the studio has since canned the game to focus on Overwatch 2, and on Diablo 4. This latest bit of gaming […]

StarCraft II Pays Tribute to TotalBiscuit With a Commemorative Bundle News 0

News 0 While video games are almost always about fun and good times, it’s important to remind ourselves that behind the people that make the games, and the people who create content for ’em, all lead personal lives, and not everything that happens is good. One such unfortunate thing is the passing of John “TotalBiscuit: Bain. In […]

StarCraft Match-Fixing Plans Foiled in Korea, Organized Crime Mob Might Be Involved News 0

News 0 If you’ve played a round of StarCraft in your life, then chances are you know how big the game is in South Korea. Unfortunately, with the game’s popularity reaching fever pitch heights, game fixing the like have made their way into the eSport scene. Now it seems, another case of StarCraft match-fixing has been unearthed, […]

StarCraft 20th Anniversary Celebrated With Free Overwatch Skin, Hearthstone Packs and More News 0

News 0 To celebrate the 20th StarCraft anniversary, Blizzard is having a “cross-franchise celebration.” Plays will find epic rewards available in StarCraft: Remastered, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Overwatch, World of Warcraft, Heroes of the Storm, and Hearthstone. In addition to the rewards, Blizzard has posted a nostalgia-filled video, which can be watched below: Here’s the complete list of games and their StarCraft anniversary rewards: StarCraft: Remastered — Log in […]

StarCraft II Update 4.1.0 Adds New War Chest, Co-Op Changes & More News 0

News 0 StarCraft II‘s latest patch brings a new War Chest for players to buy. It contains “over 80 new cosmetics including skins, portraits, emoticons, and new this season, console skins.” There’s a bunch of bug fixes and other improvements, too! Find the patch highlights below: General – War Chest: Katowice 2018 will be available for purchase […]

StarCraft II Patch Adds Huge Amount of Content & Makes Game Free-to-Play News 0

News 0 StarCraft II is officially free-to-play after patch 4.0 went live yesterday. The Wings of Liberty campaign is free, as well as the unranked ladder. If you owned Wings of Liberty, Heart of the Swarm, Legacy of the Void or Nova Covert Ops before October 21, you’ll automatically be granted an exclusive “Ghost” skin along with three new […]

Blizzard Pokes Fun at Star Wars Battlefront II Microtransactions Controversy News 2

News 2 With what seems like the entire internet grouping up to hate on Star Wars Battlefront II and its Hero grind, loot box and microtransactions controversies, Blizzard Entertainment has used the commotion to its advantage.  A new trailer for StarCraft II, which has just gone free-to-play, makes fun of the notion of paying for power.  In addition to this, […]

StarCraft II Is Going Free-to-Play, Veterans Receive Special Gift News 0

News 0 StarCraft II is going free-to-play starting November 14. That’s right! This isn’t just one of those free weekends, the game’s free entry will last indefinitely! Included in the free package is access to the Wings of Liberty campaign, ranked ladder multiplayer, and all Co-Op Commanders. The press release announcing the news reads: StarCraft II is one of the highest-rated […]

StarCraft II Multiplayer Update Coming in November, Implements “Major Design Changes” News 0

News 0 StarCraft II fans better hold on tight, because Blizzard is planning a big patch to the game’s multiplayer. This update is scheduled for November and will include “major design changes.” The initial list of changes includes tweaks to underused units and abilities, and an attempt to try to reduce sudden game-ending moments. Blizzard has warned that, […]

America’s First Dedicated eSports Arena To Be Built in Orange County, CA News 13

News 13 In downtown Santa Ana, Orange County, California, eSports Arena CEO Paul Ward and COO Tyler Endres hope to turn a 13,500 square foot hall into America’s first arena dedicated exclusively to the sport of online gaming. The building, picture below, boasts a 1,000 square foot stage, a 2,300 square foot mezzanine, and has the capacity to host 1000 […]

Why Video Games Should Not Be Considered Sports News 12

News 12 Due to the increase in popularity of clubs such as Major League Gaming, World Cyber Games, and the Cyberathlete Professional League, video gaming has made impressive gains in the field of standardized competition. A fashionable debate is one of whether competitive video games are sports or not; it’s a source of contention for many gamers […]