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
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
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
The co-creator of Diablo, StarCraft, Warcraft and Soldier 76 is hanging up his guns.
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
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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
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 […]
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.
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. ...
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
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
“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...
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.
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
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 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...
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 next balance patch, which Blizzard is aiming to release in November. No more picking up sieged Siege Tanks with medivacs! Read more...