Last year’s BlizzCon was one of the higlights of the cosplay calendar. BlizzCon 2017 was no different.
StarCraft fans who have always wanted to visit Joeyray’s Bar got their wish at Blizzcon 2017. It’s the perfect place to sling back a drink, gaze at a photo of Kerrigan, and wonder what might have been. Don’t take too long, though! There’s a line of other folks also hoping to have a seat at Jim Raynor’s post-heartbreak…
StarCraft II is going free-to-play, Blizzard announced today during the BlizzCon 2017 keynote. On November 14, you’ll be able to download the Wings of Liberty campaign without paying a cent, getting access to both single- and multiplayer for free.
This Nova outfit (technically Heroes of the Storm cosplay, since this is a skin from that game for the StarCraft character), by Kamui, doesn’t just look good as is. It also lights up like a Blizzard-themed Christmas tree, with some of the most impressive cosplay engineering work I’ve ever seen.
Staff Writer Heather Alexandra’s never played StarCraft before but she’s starting it up live now on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. Will she construct enough pylons? Tune in to find out!
StarCraft was unveiled to the world twenty years ago, and in the time since it’s become a legendary fixture of the competitive gaming scene. Which makes it easy to forget that it’s also a fantastic space opera.
Once this year’s tournament season is done in November, Blizzard are looking to make some “major design changes” to StarCraft II’s units and economy.
My experience with StarCraft was probably the stupidest possible: I really liked the books. Sure, I played the games, but mostly I played single-player because I was not very good, and enjoyed the story. But for some reason, it was Sarah Kerrigan’s tale told through the novelization that resonated with me the most.
The StarCraft soundtrack helps me win. And I’m not the only one who thinks so.
One of the great tragedies in video game history is the demise of StarCraft: Ghost, a game that spent nearly a decade in development hell before fizzling completely. Although we’ll likely never play that game, there exists a decent substitute inside of a game Blizzard did release—StarCraft II.
Good news StarCraft fans in Korea! The description in this trailer states that StarCraft: Remastered will be available to play Blizzard affiliate PC Bangs in South Korea starting July 30. That’s fifteen days before its official release! [Thanks, Sang!]
StarCraft Remastered will be out on August 14, Blizzard just announced.
Last month, Reddit user Khemist49 made a truly unlikely find: a gold master source code disc of the original StarCraft. From 1998. At first, he didn’t know what to do with it. Ultimately, he sent it to Blizzard, who was very grateful to have it back.
Of course! If you are trying to win votes in South Korea, StarCraft is always one way to appeal to the masses.
In preparation for the upcoming remastered version of StarCraft: Brood War, which is scheduled for this summer, Blizzard has made the original versions of StarCraft and its expansion free. Totally free. On both PC and Mac.
Everyone’s favorite real-time strategy game is getting a face-lift. As Blizzard president Mike Morhaime announced at this weekend’s I <3 StarCraft event in South Korea, the original game and its Brood War expansion are both getting an HD overhaul and being repackaged as StarCraft: Remastered, due out later this summer.
Last night during the Afreeca Starleague semifinals in South Korea, iconic StarCraft: Brood War players Flash and Jaedong matched up once again for what turned out to be an incredibly thrilling series. Yes, it’s 2017 and StarCraft: Brood War is still an active esport. What does that say about StarCraft II?
Although competitive StarCraft is in decline, Blizzard is still trying to breathe some new life into its decades old RTS series. During the company’s keynote presentation yesterday at BlizzCon 2016, Blizzard’s president, Michael Morhaime announced, announced new co-op missions and a new co-op commander would be added…