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StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, the second salvo in Blizzard Entertainment's three-pronged sequel to the beloved RTS, has managed to entice 1.1 million gamers in its first 48 hours. The 1.1 million figure accounts for sales across both retail and digital.Predecessor StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty m...

March 21st 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm launches tomorrow, and in the interest of its international fanbase Blizzard has provided a handy list of server activation times (i.e. when you can connect and start playing), broken down by region. You'll find the list after the break. If you're playing StarCraft...

March 11th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It's a magical time: Throughout this week there will be sightings of leprechauns, lucky shamrocks will sprout up everywhere, and folks will be chasing rainbows hoping to find a special treasure. It's also the time I can say "blarney" without everyone looking at me askance! Yup, Saint Paddy's is r...

March 11th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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This week, we had patch 5.2 to contend with, but next week it's all about the launch of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm for plenty of players. Blizzard has been slowly releasing promotional material for the new game, including a new cinematic and a pretty fascinating viral advertising campaign...

March 8th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm takes Sarah Kerrigan down a dark path of vengeance, mass murder and blowing up entire cities. But it's OK – she's "not even human anymore," according to the latest trailer. Check it out above. The video premiered during Blizzard's livestream and Q&A sessio...

February 26th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm launches March 12, 2013 -- are you ready for it? If you weren't already hyped for the next installment of the game, Blizzard has just released the new trailer shown above. Heart of the Swarm continues the story where Wings of Liberty left off, and follows the co...

February 26th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been enjoying the StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm public beta, then we're afraid we've got some bad news – it all comes to an end on March 1. Blizzard has announced the end of the open beta, which concludes just under two weeks prior to the launch of StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm...

February 11th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard Entertainment registered a site called ProjectBlackstone.com late last year, and fans wondered if maybe it might be related to the mysterious upcoming Blizzard project code-named Titan. But no such luck, it seems: The domain went live this week and, soon after that, some crafty Redditors f...

February 7th 2013 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Oh I can certainly wait to get on the road again. Or in my case, the tarmac. Tarmac squatting is not on the top of my list of vacationing highlights. Yes folks, I am out and about, traveling to and fro, which means that my gaming time is severely curtailed. The agony! Thankfully, I have my trust...

February 4th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments