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  • Blog Post: StarCraft II: Herald Of The Stars Playable Backwards, Forwards, And Not At All [April Fools' Day]

    Alongside the announcement of Blizzard's fake fighting game , comes the announcement of a new fake StarCraft II campaign. According to a post on Battle.net , "Herald of the Stars will feature a revolutionary non-linear campaign. It can be played backwards, forwards, with any mission in any order... More
  • Blog Post: This Is eSports Explores Starcraft And Tours Blizzard

    Red Bull is giving eSports fans a look inside the world of competitive gaming with a new web series. This is eSports , hosted by former professional Halo player Dave "Walshy" Walsh is a sixteen-part series and the first two episodes are available now. The first two episodes give viewers an... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Offers Tips To Authenticator App Users Planning iOS 7 Upgrade

    Wednesday marks the release of iOS 7 for iPhone and iPad . If you happen to use Blizzard's Authenticator app for World of Warcraft , Diablo III, Starcraft , or the Hearthstone beta, you might want to pay attention to some helpful tips. If you've ever lost your authenticator or had a disconnect... More
  • Blog Post: BlizzCon 2013 Virtual Ticket Available Now

    As BlizzCon gets closer, Blizzard is offering a way for fans who can't make it to Anaheim, CA. The Virtual Ticket costs $39.99 and provides access to two days' worth of live HD content from the show. Blizzard promises video coverage of developer panels, interviews with the developers of of the... More
  • Blog Post: StarCraft MMO Mod Seeks Kickstarter Support

    Back in 2011, Blizzard gave its modding community permission to make a StarCraft MMO using the StarCraft II editor. Now the project is seeking funding to complete the mod via Kickstarter. StarCraft Universe is set in an alternate reality, where at the end of StarCraft II:Wings of Liberty, Kerrigan seems... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzcon 2013 Tickets On Sale This Week, Preparedness Tips Available Now

    Picture this. You and your friends are excited to attend Blizzcon 2013 , especially since the event didn't happen last year. You've been furiously working to boost your actions per minute (APM) so you can show off your Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm skills. Finally, tickets are on sale and…you... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Acquires IGN Pro League

    Following IGN's acquisition by Ziff Davis , news came down that the outlet would no longer be running their popular eSports league. Blizzard has stepped forward to take over the reigns, acquiring the technology and members of the team. The buyout gives Blizzard the means to create companion mobile... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Considering Making StarCraft II's Multiplayer Free To Play

    When responding to a question from an attendee at a Valencia eSports panel, Dustin Browder, the lead designer of StarCraft II, said that free to play was on the table for StarCraft II's multiplayer. To quote Browder, he said Blizzard is "looking" at free to play as an option. It certainly... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Art Book Coming This Fall

    Blizzard is one of the most successful game developers in the business, and you see the evolution of the company's artistic style in a new art book slated to release in October. Called The Art of Blizzard , the book is over 350 pages long and contains nearly 800 pieces of art that demonstrate Blizzard's... More
  • Blog Post: Typing "Zerg Rush" Into Google Offers Terrifying Results

    Either the Internet is eating itself, or it's a clever Starcraft reference. Typing "Zerg rush," into Google creates an army of Zerg-like Google-Os that destroy your precious search results. You can click the little Os to destroy them before they eat away at all of your googling. I feel... More
  • Blog Post: Fan Creates Insanely Detailed StarCraft Hyperion Out Of LEGOs

    "One hell of a ship y'got here, Jimmy. How'd you get a hold of a floating palace like this?" - Tychus Findlay marveling at Jim Raynor's latest acquisition. Skilled LEGO builder Sven Junga has recreated this icon StarCraft vehicle with what would appear to be every different LEGO... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Announces Diablo III Collector's Edition Details

    You are probably already excited to play Diablo III in any form, but the newly announced collector's edition will get fans even more pumped up to get their hands on the game. Revealed at Blizzcon, the collector's edition contains all sorts of goodies. First of all, you get Diablo III (duh). You... More
  • Blog Post: StarCraft Invades Bars Across The Country

    Couldn't give two craps about baseball or football? Still like to hang out with people and down a few choice beverages? You may have a reason to get out of the house sooner than later if the Barcraft movement touches down in your town. According to The Wall Street Journal , the wave of sports bars... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Co-Founder: We Failed With The StarCraft Marketplace

    Speaking candidly at the Blizzard press conference at Gamescom today, company co-founder Frank Pearce was open about one area in which he thinks the successful developer has unequivocally failed: the planned StarCraft marketplace. Pearce was asked by an audience member to address ways in which the triple... More
  • Blog Post: StarCraft II Gets Unlimited Trial In Place Of Demo

    When StarCraft II came out last year, it arrived with a small timed demo that gave potential players a small taste of the game. Now Blizzard has taken inspiration from what they already did with World of Warcraft , launching the StarCraft II Starter Edition. The StarCraft II Starter Edition gives any... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Linking StarCraft II Regions For Multiplayer

    StarCraft II has been out for almost a year now, but multiplayer competition remains intense and serious. To help keep things going smoothly, Blizzard has announced that it will be linking together some of the Battle.net regions for the next season of multiplayer. ShackNews reports that each StarCraft... More
  • Blog Post: Second Batch Of BlizzCon Tickets On Sale Tonight

    BlizzCon is one of the most amazing events in the video game year, as thousands from around the world gather to celebrate, play, and dress up as characters from beloved Blizzard games like World of Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo. BlizzCon 2011 takes place on October 21 and 22 at the Anaheim Convention... More
  • Blog Post: BlizzCon Tickets On Sale In May

    A tiny, little-known developer called Blizzard Entertainment is having a convention again this year. Apparently, even obscure studios can have big parties, and your chance to get tickets is coming up. C'mon! Support the underdog! Okay, seriously. This is the sixth annual BlizzCon, and the tickets... More
  • Blog Post: New Starcraft Action Figures On The Way

    DC Direct is best known in gaming circles for its World of Warcraft action figures. In 2011, the company also plans to release its first line of figures for Mass Effect (April 27), Killzone (April 13), Starcraft (September 28), and God of War (May 25). Additional lines for Batman: Arkham Asylum, World... More
  • Blog Post: BlizzCon 2011 Dated

    Blizzard’s sixth annual convention has been officially dated. BlizzCon 2011 will be held on Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22, at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. “We look forward to holding another exciting BlizzCon this year, filled with some great entertainment and... More
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