Looking to perfect your build order with a practice partner? Want to debate game strategy or balance? Speculate about upcoming expansions? All topics related to StarCraft 2 are welcome in TechSpot's official SC2 discussion thread. Release date: July 27, 2010 (PC) The campaign storyline of StarCraft II takes place four years after StarCraft: Brood War, and features the return of a number of characters from the original series, including Zeratul, Arcturus Mengsk, Artanis, Sarah Kerrigan, and Jim Raynor, it also features some new characters such as Selendis and Tychus Findlay. Players also revisit the original series' worlds, like Char, Mar Sara, and Braxis, as well as new worlds, such as the jungle planet Bel'Shir and New Folsom. It has been confirmed that the Xel'Naga, the ancient space-faring race responsible for creating the Protoss and the Zerg, plays a major role in the story. via Wikipedia System Requirements Minimum: Windows XP, Vista or 7 2.6GHz Pentium 4 or equivalent AMD processor 128MB PCIe Nvidia GeForce 6600GT / ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 1GB of RAM on XP, 1.5GB on Vista or 7 Broadband Internet connection 1024x720 minimum display resolution Recommended: Windows Vista or 7 Dual-core 2.4GHz processor 2GB of RAM 512MB Nvidia GeForce 8800GTX / ATI Radeon HD 3870 or better Read our in-depth performance review to see how your system stacks up.