Phoenix One Games hopes to build their realm with their first fantasy mobile strategy game, Guardian Kingdoms. The mobile strategy genre has proven to be incredibly lucrative, with Supercell (Clash of Clans) reporting $2.3 billion of revenue last year and Machine Zone (Game of War) bringing in an estimated $590,000 revenue daily. Since these games launched in 2012 and […]
They're almost as iconic in the StarCraft universe as James Raynor or Zeratul these days, so it's only fitting that two of the game's most recognisable casters and longest serving ambassadors will have a voice-over pack of their own. More »
Over 30 million people have played "Overwatch," the excellent team-based shooter from the folks behind such massive blockbusters as "World of Warcraft," "Diablo," and "StarCraft." The game's colorful, enormously fun, and ridiculously addictive — the perfect "one more match" game. Part of what makes "Overwatch" so good is how accessible it is. Show More Summary
That's right - ESL has announced a partnership with Emirates Airline that will see all passengers on every flight gaining access to on-demand eSports content through the Inflight Entertainment Systems. More »
An interesting story recently took place involving a guy who ended up buying an original gold master disc containing the source code and original intellectual game property of the first StarCraft from Blizzard Entertainment. How did he get it? Well, he paid for it from eBay.
Starcraft, Warcraft, and Diablo are all massive names in the world of gaming, but Blizzard’s latest release is potentially its biggest one yet. Overwatch is the eighth Activision Blizzard game to generate $1 billion in revenue, according to the publisher’s fiscal Q1 2017 financial statement. And the company says it is the fastest-growing franchise ever from […]
Sometimes valuable things just fall in your lap–a winning lottery ticket, an inheritance from an unknown relative, and even a gold master StarCraft source code disc. That last one really happened to a Reddit user, and his good deed in...Show More Summary
A Blizzard fan has been offered a free trip to BlizzCon (along with developer meet-and-greet drinks, and other assorted video game bric-a-brac) after discovering a long-lost StarCraft gold master source code disc from 1998. Reddit user Khemist49 first stumbled across the rare disc after ordering a job lot of Blizzard goodies on eBay. Show More Summary
Hint: He gets to go to BlizzCon in style.
Blizzard reward fan with a free trip to Blizzcon after the return of disc found in an eBay purchase.
A guy happened upon the gold master disc of the original StarCraft, and was given free swag and a trip to BlizzCon for returning it to Blizzard. Reddit user Khemist49 purchased a lot on eBay that included a lot of Blizzard games and items. In the box, he found a gold master disc for StarCraft. […]
Last month, Reddit user Khemist49 made a truly unlikely find: a gold master source code disc of the original StarCraft. From 1998. At first, he didn’t know what to do with it. Ultimately, he sent it to Blizzard, who was very grateful to have it back. Read more...
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With the Starcraft Remastered announcement, lots of fans have gotten their hopes up that Blizzard may be working on remasters of other classic properties. One of the biggest in their catalog is Diablo 2, a game that many feel has yet to be topped. Show More Summary
Commentary: Politicians are desperate to impress newer generations of voters. So Moon Jae-in turns to gaming as his means of persuasion.
Every time we write a story about Blizzard considering expanding its mobile presence, people in the comments always start wishing for games like Diablo or Starcraft on mobile. While we are all free to dream, I highly doubt we'll see anything along those lines any time soon; at the same time, it does look like
How should politicians connect with younger voters? How do you cut through the relentless waves of promises, speeches and the rest? If you're South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-in, you take to Starcraft. Perhaps even more surprisingly,...Show More Summary
‘Member StarCraft? Ooooh, I ‘member StarCraft. The original game and the Brood War expansion are now free. A new patch fixes most of the problems of getting a 20-year-old game working and vastly improves playing over LAN (‘member when...Show More Summary
Hello, and welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! This time, the original StarCraft is now free, we check out Telltale’s new Guardians of the Galaxy series, and we try to figure out why Nintendo is killing the NES Classic Edition. Enjoy, and have a great weekend! Pieces of flair and opinion The DeanBeat: Console games […]
StarCraft isn't the only beloved video game that eventually went the freeware route.