Starcraft Ii

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is a military science fiction real-time strategy video game developed and released by Blizzard Entertainment for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. A sequel to the award-winning 1998 video game StarCraft and its expansion set Brood War, the game was released worldwide on July 27, 2010. It is split into three installments: the base game with the subtitle Wings of Liberty, an expansion pack Heart of the Swarm, as well as an upcoming expansion pack Legacy of the Void.
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    • Beta Impressions: Petroglyph’s Grey Goo

      By Alec Meer on January 6th, 2015 at 7:00 pm. A little while before Christmas hit like the fist of an angry, to-do list-disrupting god, I took a look at an unfinished version of the new game from Petroglyph, a studio formed out of the ashes of Command & Conquer dev Westwood but who’ve had a bit of a spotty history since.

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    • League of Legends College Scholarships Are Catching On

      Colleges offering scholarships for League of Legends has officially becoming a thing, with the University of Pikeville in Kentucky revealing the formation of a brand-new eSports program. The school is currently putting together the program, which should debut sometime this fall. This news makes the University of Pikeville the second college to offer League of Legends scholar ...

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    • Fans Remaking Warcraft III Using Star Craft II

      WarCraft: Armies Of Azeroth is a StarCraft II mod that's looking to essentially remake Blizzard's classic Warcraft III. Which doesn't really need remaking (WARCRAFT II KINDA DOES), but hey, nicer visuals are always welcome. The developers seem to be Russian, so there isn ...

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  • The Best StarCraft II Moments from Last Year

    … Even though we still have to wait for the second expansion, Legacy of the Void, the competitive StarCraft II scene is well and alive and had a great 2014. SC2HL's compilation is proof of that, showing the highlights of some incredible games from last year. Goosebumps/10 edit from beginning to end thanks to the commentary and all the dramatic…

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  • Impressions: Heroes Of The Storm Closed Beta

    … reaching or understanding the fun part that must be there. Then I played Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm. HOTS began as a Starcraft II custom gametype called Blizzard Dota, made internally and intended to showcase SCII’s arcade mode. At some point the SCII team decided to scrap this idea, and begin making a standalone game using the SC II engine…

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  • Pro StarCraft Player Suspended After Longest Match Ever

    … There are many ways to win a StarCraft II match. Countless tactics, schemes, and ways of naming each of your beautiful baby zerglings that you love dearly I mean what no that's crazy nobody does that. This, however, is probably not a strategy you should ever employ. No, that time stamp is not wrong. The match lasted for more than three hours…

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  • 2015 Will be Blizzard’s Year of the Beta

    … for any of these titles, Blizzard has stated that all three of these games will be entering beta testing this year. So update your beta opt-ins, and get ready as we take a look at Blizzard’s 2015 beta lineup. Heroes of the Storm – Closed beta opens January 13 It’s only natural that Blizzard would finally release its own entry…

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  • Gaming resolutions I'll strive to keep in 2015

    …. Practice makes perfect, and I could research strategies to improve my StarCraft II matches or my Mario Kart 8 racing skills. I focus so much on completing the games in my never-ending back-avalanche that I don't concentrate as much on grinding my opponents into dust. I need to find a healthy outlet in which I can channel all of my disdain for people who…

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  • StarCraft 2 Gets 2015 Ladder Maps, Retcons Dream Pool

    … By Philippa Warr on December 19th, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Blizzard has announced the roster of StarCraft 2 tournament ladder maps for 2015 season 1. It’s only the 1v1 maps at the moment – team maps are being announced “soon” – but below is the list of what you can pick from in the first season of the new year. Foxtrot Labs LE Catallena LE Expedition…

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  • The Year In eSports

    …. DreamHack Champagne beats DreamHack champion. Pro StarCraft II player Koh "GuMiho" Byung Jae was playing in Korea the other day when he suffered a pretty drastic technical mishap: the booth he was sitting behind collapsed, hitting him in the head and sending his monitor flying into his face. He kept his cool though and won the restarted match. We've…

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  • Iron Fire: Mech Sim Game Seeks Crowd-Funding

    … Widgets What happens when a game fails at Kickstarter? Well, sometimes the developers head back to the drawing board and try again. Other times the developers leave the traditional crowd-funding methods behind and try something new. The young team behind Iron Fire are trying something new. Iron Fire started as a Starcraft II mecha…

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  • eSports and Collegiate Athletic Scholarships: An In-depth Look

    … in regards to the potential of receiving athletic eSports scholarships: This past September, Blizzard awarded $5,000 in scholarship money to gamers participating in a Hearthstone tournament. In 2013, Azubu sponsored a Starcraft II competition that offered $40,000 in prize money to six students from Berkeley. Last spring, Riot Games hosted the first…

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  • DreamHack Winter attracts over 25,000 live attendees and millions of viewers online

    … of the Swarm crown, defeating the reigning WCS Global Champion Lee "Life" Seung-Hyu. The Terran player bested Life 4-2 in the grand finals, after having already beat him 3-2 in the upper bracket finals just hours earlier. This is ForGG's first major SC2 title, he takes the $30,000 grand prize and the coveted DreamHack trophy. Photo: Abraham Engelmark…

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  • Warcraft's Most Dangerous Dragon Captured In Polystone, Still A Jerk

    … some stunning pieces from World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, and we can't forget the killer Diablo III statue. Sideshow passed along this exclusive image of their massive Deathwing statue in advance of tomorrow's grand opening of the preorders, when we find out just how much this baby is going to set us back. I'm guessing somewhere in the $300 to $400…

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  • Co-Op Monthly Round-Up for November 2014

    …] Far Cry 4 (XB1) [11.18.14] Far Cry 4 (PS4) [11.18.14] Far Cry 4 (PS3) [11.18.14] Far Cry 4 (360) [11.18.14] Far Cry 4 (PC) [11.18.14] Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions (PS4) [11.25.14] Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions (PS3) [11.25.14] Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions (360) [11.26.14] Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions (XB1) [11.26.14] Geometry Wars 3…

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