It’s been an interesting few years for Blizzard, as at long last, the company seems to be slowly saying goodbye to the genres that made them one of the premiere game developers in the world. Warcraft and Starcraft were both RTS games that shaped the PC gaming era of the ’90s [...]
Blizzard has explained its decision to stub out Tychus' cigar in Heroes of the Storm. Tychus J. Findlay is a space marine character from the StarCraft series famous for chomping on a cigar as he mows down bad guys. This week Blizzard...Show More Summary
Blizzard is a developer who has been known for three major franchises – StarCraft, Warcraft, and Diablo. All three franchises have proven to be extremely successful in their own ways and have developed legions of fans, which is why when Blizzard introduced Overwatch, many sat up and paid attention. Show More Summary
For those who are fans of Blizzard’s games, especially the StarCraft franchise, you might be familiar with Tychus who is a prominent StarCraft character. In the game’s artwork, the character can clearly be seen smoking a cigar. In fact...Show More Summary
Legendary StarCraft character Tychus Findlay appears to have lost his signature cigar in Heroes of the Storm, and caused fan uproar in the process. “YES. We know smoking is bad, everybody does. BUT! it’s not Blizzard’s job to make sure we don’t do it anyway” is the title of a massive Reddit thread on the […]
Puerto Rican developer Space Rhino Games has announced their tower defense game Breach TD will be launching worldwide next week, on May 27th. The game is described as being a spiritual successor to Squad TD, which is a popular mod for Starcraft 2. The original creator and maintainer of the map, known as Tsjnsn, is
StarCraft fans have long known Terran (read: human) hero Tychus Findlay as a cigar-chomping lovable grump. Sadly, Heroes of the Storm players will only get to know him as a lovable grump. That’s right: they put out the guy’s smoke. Read more...
The chief engineer of a passenger vessel has died following a collision with a cargo ship in the central Philippines. Local media reports say that the fast ferry Starcraft 9 [...] The post Fast Ferry Chief Engineer Killed in Collision appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Sideshow Collectibles has rolled out another of its incredibly detailed and massive action figures and this time Starcraft fans will be very excited. What you see here is a massive 1/6th scale action figure of Jim…
When we think of competitive video games, we think of genres like fighting games such as Street Fighter, or racing games like Need for Speed, or RTS games such as StarCraft, or FPS shooters like Counter-Strike, and so on. These games...Show More Summary
StarCraft 2 is, most days of the week, a real-time strategy game. Thanks to this mod by greythepirate, though, it can also be a turn-based tactical RPG. Read more...
This stunning aerial photograph of the Very Large Telescope platform somehow reminds me of a smaller base in a real time strategy game, like Starcraft or Total Annihilation. Read more...
Blizzard’s upcoming MOBA Heroes of the Storm plays host to a bunch of characters from across the company’s franchises, such as StarCraft, Diablo, Warcraft, and in some cases characters from the company’s earlier days. That being said Blizzard has recently added a new hero to the game in the form of Kael’Thas Sunstrider. Show More Summary
Sgt. Hammer is Heroes of the Storm’s version of the classic siege tank unit from StarCraft. Unlike the original piece of Terran artillery, Hammer can fire a giant rocket across the map. This makes for some excellent “skill shot” moments in Blizzard’s up-and-coming MOBA. Read more...
Overnight, we got a whole bunch of tips about one of the closest professional StarCraft II matches people had ever seen, played last night during a tournament in South Korea. Read more...
Last year at BlizzCon 2014, the company unveiled a new game in the form of Overwatch. This is a completely new franchise for Blizzard who has typically churned out games based on its Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo franchises over the years. Show More Summary
More than three years after Blizzard announced it would be making a competitor to League of Legends and Dota 2, that game finally has an official release date. Heroes of the Storm comes out June 2nd, brining with it seven maps for players to face off on using over 30 characters culled from the studio's famous Diablo, StarCraft and Warcraft series. Show More Summary
Blizzard will officially launch the company's long-awaited Massive Online Battle Arena game Heroes of the Store on June 2, preceded by an open beta on May 19. The free-to-play game, which began development as a mod for StarCraft II,Show More Summary
For around two years of my gaming life I was obsessed with Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty. I got decent at it too, hovering around Platinum League with occasional forays into Diamond - the Koreans were hardly quaking in their boots, but I could hold my own at a reasonable level. Show More Summary
StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void is currently in its early closed beta phase, so select group of players have a chance to try out the new units and gameplay modes in order to work out some of the kinks. Today, we give Archon mode a try. Show More Summary