StarCraft II Going Free to Play

Blizzard announced a new pricing structure for StarCraft II at Blizzcon 2017 this weekend. A whole swath of content is going free on November 17th. All gamers will get access to the ranked ladder and the StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty single player campaign. Those who already own any of the StarCraft II games will also be able to access all the co-op Commanders. As an added bonus, anyone who owns ...

Necromancers and More: BlizzCon 2016 Round Up

Let’s get the embarrassing bit out of the way first: I was wrong. My original prediction of Diablo 4 did not come true at BlizzCon 2016’s Opening Ceremonies. So if you aren’t at BlizzCon 2016 or didn’t have a digital ticket, this is what you missed. Diablo III Blizzard has come up with a very Blizzard-like way to further extend the life of Diablo III without releasing a ful...

Blizzard Unveiling New Content For All Six Franchises at gamescom

Blizzard is bringing in the big guns for gamescom 2016 this year. The California based company announced that all six of their franchises will see new content at the European show. World of Warcraft: Legion will be front and centre with a beautiful display at Gürzenich Köln in central Cologne every day at the show between 17:00 to midnight CEST. Known as the Legion Cafe, World of Warcraft themed f...

Roccat Sponsoring Intel Extreme Masters Season 9 Tournament Series

Roccat announced today they will be joining the Intel Extreme Masters Season 9 tournament series as a major sponsor for four events. “Our dedication to the eSports community is well-established, with our own Team ROCCAT League of Legends team, and world champion StarCraft II player HyuN representing us proudly. We are heavily invested in the success of the eSporting ecosystem, and are extremely pr...

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Revealed at BlizzCon

The final chapter in StarCraft II was unveiled at BlizzCon 2014. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void is the Protoss’ chapter, picking up after the end of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. Legacy of the Void is a stand-alone expansion that will come with the new gameplay mode, a new single player campaign featuring Artanis and Zeratul, and new playable units for competitive multiplayer games. St...

DOTA 2, CS:GO, FIFA, and StarCraft II Ready to Set UK e-Sports Ablaze

Gfinity, the British company best known for their pro Call of Duty tournaments, announced their e-sports lineup calendar for 2014 today and it is packed with events to get excited about. Kicking off on the 24th February, fans from around the world will be invited to watch some of their favourite teams competing for up to $10,000 in 5 week long leagues for DOTA 2, FIFA, StarCraft II, and Counter-St...

25 Years Worth of StarCraft II Viewed in Two Days

The ESET UK Grandmasters tournament event, Insomnia48 had 20,000+ concurrent viewers tune in to the event live across the internet this past weekend. The Insomnia48 event was broadcasted live over twitch.tv and showcased the StarCraft II tournament which was to celebrate the launch of Heart of the Swarm, the first expansion pack to the StarCraft II game. On the event, a representative had this to ...

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Review

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Platforms: PC, Mac Release Date: March 12, 2013 Price: $39.96 – Standard Edition; $79.99 – Collector’s Edition Edition Overview Very few titles make me giddy enough to want to sing Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream”, but StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm sure knows how ...

Razer Re-Launch StarCraft II Peripherals

Did you miss your opportunity at obtaining a bunch of new StarCraft II perhipherals from Razer the first time they were released? Well now is your opportunity to pick some up for Razer are re-releasing some of these peripherals in celebration of the upcoming Heart of the Swarm expansion pack for the highly regarded multiplayer game. These new peripherals are StarCraft II themed and are as follows....

New Animated Series: “StarCrafts”

Carbot Animations has just begun creating a new animated web series encompassing Blizzard Entertainment’s StarCraft franchise. Strictly meant to be a parody, Carbot Animations has created all animations but does not hold rights to the sounds or audio. The ending result is a short film that amuses avid StarCraft fans with plenty of inside jokes. Below you will be able to view the first two ep...

Starcraft Video: King of Craft

WARNING – Explicit Material First and foremost I would like to inform all of our viewers that this video contains some explicit material. While DJ GoatBallz is having a swell time rapping about himself being the “King of Craft”, he would also like to mention that this video was not made for everyone’s ears. Words from the Creators Audio – DJ GoatBallz Well, we have wh...

The World’s Biggest Lan… is How Big?

The biggest LAN in the World (Lanky Angry Nerds, as my mates used to call them) happened in Sweden a few days back, they’re called the “DreamHack Festivals”. We’re talking like 12,000 plus people here, that’s insane! And it’s been going on for quite a few years, how gross would it get inside there? In my experience all you need is 4 gamers in one room for long e...

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