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  • Robert Morris University-Illinois Offers 1st eSports Scholarship to Gamer

    … in March when he was browsing old games he used to play in college, like Command and Conquer and Starcraft II. Those games have spawned a competitive scene that has grown steadily over the years. Tens of thousands routinely gather to watch top players compete. Millions more cheer them on online. “When I looked into it I was floored,” Melcher says. He…

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  • High Level Starcraft II Play Starts Here

    … StarCraft II might be off the radar nowadays, but that doesn't mean the pros stopped getting better and better at the game. One highlight was a recent match between two Koreans, Parting and Byul, where the Protoss veteran basically destroyed the Zerg with perfect control of only a few units. Read more... …

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  • Tired of watching fighting games live?

    … Tired of watching fighting games live? Watch StarCraft II live instead! We're on Day Two of Red Bull Battle Grounds Atlanta, a StarCraft II event I was planning on attending back before I took over weekends. Let's hope the competitors are better at planning than I am. Read more... …

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  • StarCraft Pro Foiled By His Biggest Foe Yet: A Champagne Bottle

    … You might think the grand finals are the hardest part of any eSport tournament, but for some players that's not the case. Korean StarCraft II player TaeJa, who—after winning 17 tough matches at Dreamhack—got defeated by the champagne bottle. He was simply unable to open it. Read more... …

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  • Someone Turned Starcraft II Into Diablo II

    … StarCraft II's Galaxy Editor is really powerful. We've seen FPS mini-games, hockey with Protoss zealots, but things go wild when someone starts to remake Diablo II using it—in HD, no less. Read more... …

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  • Booth Falls On Pro Gamer's Head, But He Still Wins

    … 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. Read more... …

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  • Someone Turned Starcraft II Into a Turn-Based RPG

    … I have to admit, it still makes me excited when I see modders pushing the limits of StarCraft II's Galaxy Editor, an editor which is basically designed to make new maps or mini-games. Modder Greythepirate took it to the next level and pushed live 'Rogue Star', a tactical turn-based RPG. Read more... …

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  • Blizzard takes on StarCraft II hackers

    …, or authority,” says Blizzard The lawsuit filed on April 19 in California specifically targets those responsible for the ValiantChaos MapHack, a StarCraft II hack that allows users a number of advantages and is quite difficult to detect. Blizzard is seeking damages, any profits made from the hack, an injunction against further business, and legal fees…

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  • Blizzard Sues StarCraft II Hackers For Cheating

    … with the likes of Dreamhack, IEM – Intel Extreme Masters, MLG – Major League Gaming, GOMTV GSL – Global StarCraft II League and WCS – World Championship Series, have all featured the most recent versions of StarCraft during their respective times. In some cases, the winnings for the top player can exceed well over $200,000. It was revealed…

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