StarCraft 2 finally came to our hard drives and, well, its been our number one news story for the whole week. As we await some official sales figures from Blizzard on the sci-fi RTS sequel let's look at the past seven days at our site:
- StarCraft II: While we're still working on our own review of the game, we posted a retrospective on StarCraft's storyline, a look back at StarCraft the game, a timeline of real-world events between StarCraft 1 and 2, a top 10 list of excuses to stay home to play StarCraft 2, an unboxing of the game's Collector's Edition, and an interview with StarCraft: Heaven's Devils author William C Dietz. And we still have one contest running where one of you could win a Collector's Edition of StarCraft 2.
- Sam and Max: Beyond the Alley of the Dolls demo: Check out this slice of the fourth episode of Telltale Games' adventure game series.
- Commander: Conquest of the Americas demo: It's a small piece of the just released historical strategy game.
- Firearms Source Mod 1.0 release: It's the first public release of this new Source Engine-based shooter mod.
- Alien Arena 2010 7.45 game: It's the latest version of the free-to-play sci-fi shooter game.
- StarCraft 2 movies: Check out official Blizzard movies on the game's Battle.net features, an overview on the game's campaign and just what StarCraft 2 is anyway.
- DC Universe Online CGI trailer: It's a cool five minute pre-rendered trailer promoting Sony Online's upcoming MMO.
- Shogun 2: Total War In-game trailer: Check out the first in-game engine footage from The Creative Assembly's upcoming RTS game.
- Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine officially announced for PC
- StarCraft 2 goes live for US gamers
- Valve fixes issue that incorrectly banned some Modern Warfare 2 players
- AMD announces Gaming Evolved PC gaming marketing program
- StarCraft 2 to get chat rooms in upcoming patch
- Dragon Age Origins: Golems of Amgarrak DLC officially announced
- Worms: Reloaded coming to Steam August 26
- Red 5 Studios to finally reveal "team-based action shooter" at PAX Prime 2010
- Battlefield 3 beta invite with purchase of Medal of Honor Limited Edition
- Operation Flashpoint: Red River revealed