Starcraft 2 articles
StarCraft II is still going strong a decade on
25 Great Games You Can Play on Laptops and Budget PCs
We often talk about the latest and greatest graphics cards and playing games at the highest settings, but there are times when that's not an option. In times like these, it's nice to have a library of fun games that won't melt our processors. Here's our list of 25 great (but less demanding) games we can wholeheartedly recommend.
Serral upsets Korean StarCraft 2 players winning WCS
StarCraft 2 is going free-to-play
Modder is remaking Diablo II as a StarCraft II mod
Google and Blizzard are teaming up to teach AI to play StarCraft II
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Review: Killer mission design, great new innovations
With Legacy of the Void, StarCraft II multiplayer is in a better place than it's ever been. Competitive matches are faster and more interesting. The new co-op mode is an unexpected delight. There appear to be balance issues but this is a living game that will be patched and updated for years to come. Amid new ideas and changes it's clear that Blizzard is not afraid to experiment.
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.