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  • Blog Post: First Mission Pack In Standalone StarCraft II Spinoff Coming In Two Weeks

    Blizzard has announced that the first mission pack in its StarCraft II standalone offshoot Nova Covert Ops is coming in two weeks. The first of three packs includes a trio of story missions starring November "Nova" Terra, and players don't have to own previous StarCraft games to play. Nova... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: You Can Play Two Of StarCraft II: Legacy Of The Void's Modes For Free

    Years ago, Blizzard announced that they were releasing a free version of StarCraft II called the "Starter Edition" . While it doesn't get much attention, this free version of StarCraft II has been updated for the recent release of the final expansion called Legacy of the Void . Right now... More
  • Blog Post: All Our BlizzCon Coverage In One Place

    The Blizzon 2015 is in full swing. If you missed anything, we've raked all of our coverage into one neat pile. We'll update the page with new stories as information trickles out from the event throughout the weekend. News: More Revealed On World Of Warcraft: Legion, Confirmation For Summer Release... More
  • Blog Post: Story-Driven Mission Packs Featuring Nova Coming To StarCraft

    Blizzard revealed some new information about StarCraft at this year's Blizzcon, mainly that mission packs would bring more to the journey after Legacy of the Void ships. This is a three mission arc DLC, and the first will focus on Nova, who originally was supposed to star in the now canceled StarCraft... More
  • Blog Post: Three Blizzard Classics Apparently Getting Retuned For Modern PCs

    Blizzard appears to be making efforts to retune three of its best games for contemporary machines. A company job listing directly references pillar titles of years gone by. “Compelling stories. Intense multiplayer. Endless replayability. Qualities that made StarCraft, Warcraft III, and Diablo II... More
  • Blog Post: First Batch Of BlizzCon Tickets Go On Sale Tonight

    If you’re hoping to attend BlizzCon in Anaheim, California this November, it’s not too early to start planning. In fact, you need to start planning now, because tickets go on sale today. The first batch of tickets will be made available at 7 p.m. Pacific / 10 p.m. Eastern on this website... More
  • Blog Post: The First Episode Of Razer's Great Games eSports Documentary Is Online

    The first episode of Razer's documentary, Team Razer: Great Games , produced to showcase professional eSports to a wider audience, is online. The first episode below focuses on StarCraft II and its Brood War expansion. Future episodes will focus on games like Dota 2 and League of Legends. Team Razer... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Game Series Should Get A Mobile Release?

    There is a lot of room in the mobile space for many of today's popular franchises. Let's explore some of the ways developers could translate their favorite series over to a mobile market. Indie developer Team Meat, recently debuted Super Meat Boy Forever at this year’s PAX. The game is... More
  • 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
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