StarCraft II Mod Brings Back The Best Units And Mechanics Of Brood War

A lot of people still miss the way the first StarCraft handles features like unit control and economy. Three years later, fans are still debating whether or not StarCraft II's new units are overpowered. Enter Starbow, an unofficial fan-made mod that aims to recreate the best aspects of Brood War in StarCraft II. It's… » 1/13/14 3:00pm 1/13/14 3:00pm

StarCraft Player Gets Pro Athlete Visa, Delays Military Service

In August, the U.S. government, for the first time ever, gave a professional gamer the kind of special visa it issues to professional athletes. It was largely thanks to lobbying by Riot Games, makers of League of Legends. Now the first visa has gone to a professional StarCraft player, and it gets him out of military… » 12/11/13 6:00pm 12/11/13 6:00pm

Well This Celebration Certainly Just Got Awkward

Beating the world's best StarCraft II player at this weekends Dreamhack tournament? No problem! Doing a proper traditional champagne celebration after the finals? Nope! It presented some difficulties and awkward moments for Korean terran player Liquid Taeja and Dreamhack boss Robert Ohlén—who came to help out—to open… » 9/16/13 1:30pm 9/16/13 1:30pm

Heart of the Swarm Has an Official Boy Band Music Video, and It's Not…

In the StarCraft community, making parody music videos has always been a big thing—just look at Husky's Nerd Alert or Temp0. Or New Zealand-based Viva La Dirt League — the closest thing to a StarCraft boy band we'll ever get (though, let's admit, they should be in a higher league) — whose latest video is a really… » 3/12/13 9:20am 3/12/13 9:20am