Video Games! You've heard of them. But what you might not be so aware of is 'eSports' - the growing genre of highly competitive multiplayer gaming. But are eSports really on a level where we should be seeing digital athletes at the Olympics? Rob Pardo, formerly of Blizzard, thinks so.
This past weekend was BlizzCon, when Blizzard gamers gather to celebrate all things Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo. And the cosplayers were out at the Anaheim Convention Center in full force, showing off their beautifully crafted costumes.
Suppose you've been given a few weeks to live, but you've decided you don't want to spend your last days in a hospital bed. What if you decide, "Today is a good day to die," in a suitably stentorian Klingon voice? And you want a method of self-annihilation that's both interesting and nearly pain-free?
Someone at Google must still be obsessed with Starcraft 2, because if you bring up the search engine and type in "zerg rush," a (very, very) Google-fied version of Starcraft 2 appears before your eyes.
Creep: that purple, fibrous, living mat that extends from zerg "buildings" in the computer game StarCraft. Its ominous presence indicates you're entering unsafe territory...unless you're playing as zerg, in which case it says "Welcome home!" But what exactly is it?
Computers that can beat chess grandmasters? Ho-hum. The new arena where artificial intelligence and humans face off is StarCraft.
The gang over at TechSpot loaded up the newly-released StarCraft II on what seems like a hundred different PC setups to determine what the best hardware setup for the insanely popular real-time strategy game is. Here are the results:
On July 27, Blizzard Entertainment will release Starcraft II, the sequel to the real-time strategy game so popular that it's still the gold standard of the genre 12 years later. Today, we'll be looking at Starcraft as a scifi narrative.
This is the roundup of all the products we posted about before they were available to buy. However, these shiny new commodities have currently become... wait for it... Now Available!
Razer could've slapped the Starcraft II logo on a bunch of standard PC gaming gear and walked straight to the bank to collect. They didn't, it seems.
DC Comics' relationship with World of Warcraft creators Blizzard appears to be growing, if one of the giveaways from this weekend's Blizzard Worldwide Invitational is anything to judge by - Part of the substantial goodie bag was a preview of a comic based on their Starcraft sci-fi game, courtesy of Annihilation:…
It's not clear if the two travelers in this concept art have crashed into this glowing cavern, or if that's simply their parking place. Maybe there's a swarm of flesh-peeling mites just out of view, but it looks like a good place for an adventure to us.