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EXCLUSIVE: Blizzard Entertainment is the the division of Activision Blizzard that’s brought us games like StarCraft, Diablo, and World of Warcraft, and it turns 25 today. Its chief executive is Mike Morhaime, who was one of the three original founders who started the company during the golden age of PC games. The company started in 1991 […]
In addition to bragging rights, Blizzard Entertainment now offers college tuition money to winning teams who compete in 'StarCraft II,' 'Hearthstone,' or 'Heroes of the Storm.'
Last year, Space Rhino Games released Breach TD [Free], a take on the popular Starcraft 2 mod Squad TD. That map's creator and maintainer, Tsjnsn, is part of Space Rhino Games, and now they're working on a followup game, Breach: Arena TD, and they have just launched a beta test on our forums if you
This is the work of a modern-day Van Gogh. StarCraft player Sanglune used his crazy skills to build a map, dedicated to TLO, one of the most successful non-Korean players of the StarCraft II scene, with a painting of TLO himself. Read more...
Designer David Sirlin has launched a new Kickstarter for a customisable card game based on real-time strategy video games. Codex, which Sirlin describes as a "card-strategy game", aims to feature decks that continue to be viable years...Show More Summary
In yet another blow to the Korean StarCraft 2 esports c […]
Complaints about balance has been an ongoing theme throughout the course of StarCraft 2’s development, and an element of that has always resulted in some hostility towards the developers and David Kim in particular. This isn’t new. It’s...Show More Summary
Years ago, the Protoss homeworld of Aiur was lost to the Zerg. Many of the Protoss survived by escaping into space and seeking refuge on Shakuras, refuge world of the Dark Templar, before fighting in the Brood War. However, the mighty...Show More Summary
There’s something magical watching the micro and macro-management unfold in StarCraft: Brood War. Once the game moves beyond that early phase, there’s simply too much going on for one person to perfectly and precisely control every production...Show More Summary
The Korean e-Sports Association (KeSPA) announced this morning that 2014 StarCraft 2 World Champion and 2015 runner-up Lee “Life” Seung Hyun, has been taken into custody by authorities at the Changwon District Prosecutor’s Office in the South Gyeongsang province of South Korea. Show More Summary
StarCraft and longtime esports fans got a rare treat this weekend: an English-language cast of a major StarCraft: Brood War final between two of the game’s biggest stars. In its heyday, Brood War was practically a Korean national pastime,...Show More Summary
It’s that time of the year again when student-coded bots for StarCraft: Brood War go head-to-head in an online tournament. The competition is running right now and you can watch it live here. More »
It’s been in production for a while. Years, in fact. But The Foreigner was finally released on Vimeo this week, providing a look back at the intense rivalry between South Koreans and the rest of the world in StarCraft 2 — back when the game was reaching its peak. More »
Seeking new money-making avenues, Activision Blizzard announced it would start its own "film and television studio devoted to creating original content" for its series like Call of Duty, StarCraft, and Diablo. Activision Blizzard announced...Show More Summary
Starcraft, World of Warcraft and Diablo have more in common than the game of Rock, Paper, Scissors they’re each built on. They’re also proof that Blizzard has mastered the craft of creating video games that are as epic as they are frighteningly addictive. I spent a decade with Diablo II, and I would’ve spent many, […]
Call of Duty, Skylanders, Diablo and StarCraft franchises will be making their way to the big and small screen The post Activision Blizzard Names Stacey Sher Co-President to Bring Games to Film & TV appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
It’s made using StarCraft II’s map editor, but the only things that reminds us of StarCraft in Dwarven Combat are the floor tiles and maybe the chat. Everything else is based around dwarves (who are drunk, of course) fighting each other. Read more...
StarCraft 2 modders are competing for your love. Who will receive your roses? StarCraft 2 is the last word in modern RTS but StarCraft 2 Arcade is a whole other kettle of fish. The weird and wonderful things modders manage to do with Blizzard’s tools never cease to amaze me – a pirate ship sim? […]
Activision Blizzard, the studio behind video game mega hits such as Call of Duty, Warcraft and Starcraft recently announced it had acquired Major League Gaming and has big plans for the large eSports league. Bobby Kotick, Chief Executive...Show More Summary