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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella slams Google's game-playing artificial brain: 'We are not pursuing AI to beat humans at games' (MSFT, GOOG)

Earlier this year, Google's DeepMind artificial brain conquered a world-class champion at the game of Go — a feat that even amazed Elon Musk — and might well take on "StarCraft," too. But Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is less impressed, at least judging from comments he made at Monday's Microsoft Ignite event in Atlanta. Show More Summary

Blizzard is moving away from the 'Battle.net' name

Nostalgia aside, the name "Battle.net" seemed much more sensible in the mid- to late-'90s, back when Diablo and StarCraft were Blizzard's latest and greatest. The online gaming service has come a long way since then, but the name, an...Show More Summary

Tipping point example

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

What i think of when someone says starcraft balance “The name given to that one dramatic moment... when everything can change all at once is the tipping point.” -- The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell

Blizzard's Chris Metzen Retires

The co-creator of Diablo, StarCraft, Warcraft and Soldier 76 is hanging up his guns.

Blizzard Asks About Snoop Dogg Sound Packs For StarCraft

Microtransactions are certainly nothing new to video games, and they’re certainly nothing new to Blizzard. That’s the entire model for Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm, after all. But it’s not something that’s particularly prolific in StarCraft just yet. So Blizzard is testing the waters, courtesy of a survey. Show More Summary

While You Were Sleeping

The PS Vita Lives, At Least In Japan Shame about that UI. UFC 203 Was Strange Even By UFC Standards Great report from Nathan. Blizzard Asks About Snoop Dogg Sound Packs For StarCraft Shame StarCraft didn’t implement this a lot earlier when the scene was much bigger. Will Anybody Care If DC Comics Kills Hawkman Again? Depends how the feathered hero dies, I guess. More »      

The creator of many of SFF gaming's most famous characters retires

2 weeks agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Chris Metzen, the creator of the StarCraft and Diablo fictional universes for Blizzard Entertainment and the primary creative force on WarCraft, has announced that he is retiring at the age of 42. Very arguably, Metzen's most well-known creation is the honourable orc chieftain Thrall. Show More Summary

Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void patch adds a new map and co-op commander

Blizzard keeps the patch train a rollin’ with a new update for Starcraft 2. Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void‘s 3.6 patch is now live. The update includes a number of additions to the game’s co-op component, introducing a new Commander – Alarak – as well as a new map called Mist Opportunities which you’ll […]

SONIC the Hedgehog – Metal Cover Medley (Sega Megadrive/Genesis)

A fantastic metal medley of various theme songs featured in sonic games by musician Michael Sobin. And here’s a the StarCraft 1 Terran Theme by the same guy: [Michael Sobin | Via TA] The post SONIC the Hedgehog – Metal Cover Medley (Sega Megadrive/Genesis) appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.

The man who helped to create Diablo, Starcraft, Warcraft and Overwatch is leaving Blizzard

Chris Metzen, the Senior VP of Story and Franchise Development at Blizzard Entertainment, has announced his retirement from the company after 23 years. He helped to create massive game hits like the Diablo, Starcraft and Warcraft franchises, along with Blizzard's most recent game Overwatch. ...

The legendary co-creator of 'Warcraft,' 'Diablo,' and 'StarCraft' is retiring at age 42 (ATVI)

Chris Metzen, Senior VP of Story and Franchise Development at Blizzard Entertainment and the legendary co-creator of hit games "Diablo," "Warcraft," and "StarCraft," is retiring at age 42. Metzen's retirement was announced internally to Blizzard employees late Monday afternoon, Business Insider has learned. Show More Summary

Blizzard thinking about selling announcer packs for StarCraft 2

How would you like Snoop Dogg as the announcer for StarCraft 2? Would be a bit of an odd fit, wouldn't it? But perhaps not that odd, because the rapper is on a list of possible announcers leaked as part of a Blizzard survey. The survey popped up on Reddit, with screenshots on Imgur. Show More Summary

Focus Wins Over Flare In This Morning’s StarCraft II Tournament

“ByuN” Hyun Woo took home just under $35,000 after winning the GSL (Global StarCraft League) Season 2 finals earlier today in South Korea. You can watch him almost completely dominate his hot-shot opponent, Kim “sOs” Yoo Jin, across five separate matches below. Read more...

Starcraft Doubles Production Capacity in Order to Meet Increasing Demand

In order to keep up with demand, Starcraft Bus has announced that it is increasing its production facilities by 100,000 square feet with the addition of a building adjacent to its present operations.

Warcraft – Horde Strongbox shows off which faction you support

So, you happen to grow up on a steady diet of Blizzard Entertainment’s digital fare, and have thoroughly enjoyed the likes of franchises such as Diablo, Starcraft and of course, Warcraft. For those Warcraft fans out there, if you are one who is for the Horde, then you would do well to adorn your home with the $39.99 Warcraft – Horde Strongbox. Show More Summary

Heroes of the Storm just got one of its biggest patches yet on PTR

One of the largest patches yet for Heroes of the Storm just dropped in the PTR (public test realm), and it has a ton of new stuff in it. The major additions include a new hero (Alarak from Starcraft) a new map (Braxis Holdout), and several...Show More Summary

Overwatch’s beloved particle cannon-wielding tank, Zarya, will have a new canon soon: Heroes of the

Overwatch’s beloved particle cannon-wielding tank, Zarya, will have a new canon soon: Heroes of the Storm. Blizzard revealed at Gamescom today that Zarya will be a playable HotS hero in the new Machines of War event. Two StarCraft stages are also being added as new battle maps. Read more...

Overwatch's Zarya is coming to Heroes of the Storm, along with StarCraft maps

Blizzard is starting gamescom off right, with a new reveal for Heroes of the Storm. Inline with previous leaks there will be two StarCraft-themed maps, including Braxis Holdout (featuring a Terran and Zerg battle) and Warhead Junction...Show More Summary

Liberators are finally getting nerfed, among other big changes that will happen in StarCraft II’s ne

Liberators are finally getting nerfed, among other big changes that will happen in StarCraft II’s next balance patch, which Blizzard is aiming to release in November. No more picking up sieged Siege Tanks with medivacs! Read more...

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