Even as Blizzard pulls the plug on new updates for its StarCraft II game, nearly a decade after its launch, gaming investors are financing the next new thing coming from key members of the game’
Losing to the computer in StarCraft has been a tradition of mine since the first game came out in 1998. Of course, the built-in “AI” is trivial for serious players to beat, and for years r
It was only in April that Blizzard made the original StarCraft free to play, and now the company has done the same for its sequel. StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, which is certainly the most-played rea
Starcraft II has been a target for Alphabet’s DeepMind AI research for a while now – the UK AI company took on Blizzard’s sci-fi strategy game starting last year, and announced plans to
Have you always wanted to check out that StarCraft game you'd heard so much about, but somehow managed to go nearly 20 years without buying a copy? Good news! Nearly two decades after its 1998 release
AIs have more or less mastered chess, Go and a number of other highly cerebral games — how will they do on something like StarCraft II, which combines high-level strategy with the need for quick rea
In case you were not tuned into the finals of WCS Europe earlier today, Blizzard, a popular gaming company, announced that the final chapter of its Starcraft II will touch down on November 10. The thi
At the IEM San Jose event this weekend, I got the chance to catch up with LiquidSnute, a Starcraft professional gamer who has become well-known in the past year for his in-game skills. Snute plays for
At an event in San Jose this weekend, TechCrunch went full esports. The confab, the Intel Extreme Master digital tournament, saw professional players from around the world duke it out in League of Leg
Is there any other RTS out there that could as easily be made into a movie as <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/starcraft/"><i>StarCraft</i></a>? Probably not, no. What's slightly more pie-in-the
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/ufs.jpg" />Reasonably torn about this next story. There’s an honors class at the University of Florida this semester called “21st Cen
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/s2-huge.jpg" /> It's 60€ in Europe. Costs as much as a console title only this is the digital version. I guess I'll just wait until the
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/marine1.jpg" />Thinking of pre-ordering StarCraft II? Then only place to go right now is Dell Home; it's $10 cheaper than anywhere else.
One hundred million dollars. That’s quite a lot of money. If you factor in advertising, you’re looking at what is perhaps the most expensive game ever made. It’s not a chump bet, tho
Starcraft II isn’t officially available until July 27, but you can avoid the rush and download it right now — for free! RIGHT NOW!
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/500x_500x_starcraftcollectors.jpg">This is for true <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/StarCraft/">StarCraft</a> nerds only. No one e
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/marinea.jpg" />When I read this headline, I thought there must have been some mistake. I mean, as we all know, <em>StarCraft</em> is the
This prototype for Starcraft was found by the son of an old-school Blizzard programmer — it dates from the early ’80s. Really quite shocking how advanced it is for the time! Check out this
Sure, this isn’t the largest or most impressive LEGO ship out there, but it still cooler than anything you could build. Check out Jerac’s Flickr set to see the construction and other just-
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/laaava.jpg" />Even though Starcraft II was playable <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/08/29/pax-2008-we-get-zerged-in-starcraft-2/"