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Found: eSports, StarCraft II showcased on new YouTube show

With competitive gaming on the rise, Red Bull has picked up ex-pro gamer Walshy to host a new show that follows the eSports scene -- particularly StarCraft II. The crew plans to cover Blizzard's RTS over the next few months, including an upcoming chat with developers...

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Expansion Review

When you're not building and recruiting, you're following arrows and doing what the game tells you to do. There are optional side-quests, yes, but they're almost always marked on your mini-map, and they're way too easy to find and finish.

But it's still StarCraft. It's still a joy to go through the now-familiar ritual of training and killing, and even the easiest missions are designed with the attention to detail that we've grown to expect from this series. And even the easier moments exercise your mind in the way that only a real-time strategy game can.

Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm closed beta is under way

Blizzard has announced that Starcraft II expansion pack Heart of the Swarm has now entered close beta status. The developer says the first round of lucky participants will include pro gamers, members of the press, shoutcasters and Arcade contest winners…

TechSpot's Most Anticipated PC Games of 2012

Like a rollercoaster, 2011 was full of transient highs and enduring lows -- mostly the latter for PC gamers. The year began with a promising lineup, but title after title fell flat. Determined to redeem themselves, developers have readied yet another tantalizing roster.

In fact, many of last year's most anticipated titles have spilled over into 2012, including Diablo III, Guild Wars 2, Mass Effect 3 and Max Payne 3. As usual, we've assembled a list of the hottest PC games expected to hit shelves over the next 12 months.

Blizzard is "very serious" about bringing Diablo to consoles

Blizzard roused suspicions last November when it posted job listings pertaining to a "Diablo-related concept for consoles." When questioned, the developer quelled that brush fire by suggesting that nothing was official and it was simply exploring the possibility of developing…

World of StarCraft reborn as Starcraft Universe

The group of modders that got impatient with Blizzard and decided to create World of StarCraft are still at it. The project has simply been reborn under the name StarCraft Universe (SCU). The focus is still the same: recreating multiplayer…

Blizzard sues StarCraft II hack developers

Shortly after suspending or banning some 5,000 players for cheating on StarCraft II, Blizzard has sued individuals responsible for creating the hacks. The company has filed suit against three programmers known by the handles "Permaphrost," "Cranix," and "Linuxawesome," accusing them…

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty cracks 3 million sales

With the first month of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty behind us, millions of gamers around the globe have purchased Blizzard's latest blockbuster. In a brief sales update, the company said it's shipped over three million copies in the initial…

StarCraft II deemed the best-selling PC game of 2010

As one of the most anticipated titles of all time, StarCraft II has (unsurprisingly) broken numerous sales records according to the bean counters over at Activision. Wings of Liberty released simultaneously in 11 languages across North America, Europe, South Korea,…