Tag Archives: StarCraft II

StarCraft is turning 20 and we’ve never felt older. There’s free stuff though, if that helps

StarCraft, Blizzard’s evergreen (and only surviving) real time strategy series is turning 20 next month. If, like me, you were there and wondering if your Pentium 133 would run the game when it launched in 1998, you may be reading this in the grip of an existential crisis, horrified by the relentless passage of time. Not to worry, grizzled veterans of the Koprulu campaign, Blizzard’s giving away free StarCraft themed goodies across all of their games to soften the blow. Continue reading StarCraft is turning 20 and we’ve never felt older. There’s free stuff though, if that helps

Win one of 10 virtual tickets to BlizzCon 2017!

For fans of Blizzard Entertainment titles like OverwatchHeroes of the StormWorld of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo and Hearthstone, there’s no bigger date than BlizzCon. But for Australian fans, BlizzCon 2017’s home at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Los Angeles is a pretty epic trip to make. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Blizzard ANZ to give away 10 Virtual Tickets to BlizzCon 2017. Hit the jump to find out how to snag one for yourself. Continue reading Win one of 10 virtual tickets to BlizzCon 2017!

Video Games Review: StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void (PC, 2015)

When you think of video game genres that have their home on the PC, there’s only a few that spring readily to mind. In the 90’s and early 2000’s, real time strategy ruled the PC platform but in recent years it has all but died out, killed off by the very monster it created, the MOBA. The StarCraft series has refused to go quietly into the night however, and now, five years after the release of Wings of Liberty, StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void brings a story seventeen years in the telling to a close. Continue reading Video Games Review: StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void (PC, 2015)

Video Games Interview: Blizzard’s Kristopher Howl talks StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

In the days prior to BlizzCon 2015, we got to the chance to chat briefly with Kristopher Howl, senior level designer on Blizzard’s StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void about the game’s campaign, new units and the new modes that will make it easier than ever for new players to jump into the game’s notoriously competitive multiplayer. Continue reading Video Games Interview: Blizzard’s Kristopher Howl talks StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

First Impressions of StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void and “Archon Mode” (PC, 2015)

Next week, gamers around the globe will finally get their chance to play the much anticipated Legacy of the Void; the finale of the Starcraft II “trilogy”. Unlike other editions of the series before it, Legacy of the Void is not technically an expansion, and does not require the original game to run.... Continue Reading

BlizzCon 2015 is this weekend! Here’s what’s on and where you can see it

Blizzard’s annual fan convention BlizzCon kicks off this Saturday, November 7, and will bring all the usual goodies that fans of the developer crave – panels, tourneys and previews. Hit the jump to see what’s on where and you can watch it all online. Continue reading BlizzCon 2015 is this weekend! Here’s what’s on and where you can see it