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StarCraft 2's Zerg finally revealed

The biggest news about StarCraft II so far has come to us from Korea, and today is no exception (man, we're so jealous, Koreans get all the breaks) with the introduction of the Zerg race at the Grand Intercontinetal Hotel of SamSeongDong in Seoul. Besides the above shaky-cam trailer, Blizzplanet...

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Rumor: Northrend could be next World of Warcraft expansion

Before we proceed, please take this with a brick of salt -- ready? Let's go. WoW Insider received information from an anonymous tipster that the Video Games Live orchestra will be performing three pieces called "Northrend 1, 2,and 3" at next week's BlizzCon. WoW Insider dug deeper and found the...

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New Starcraft II Terran units revealed via Swedish magazine

If updates to the official Starcraft II website aren't coming fast enough, Swedish game magazine Super Play (via Battle.net and later confirmed by a Blizzard representative) managed to glean some new information about the Terran units. As the representative said, "nothing you see here is final," and...

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StarCraft II playable at BlizzCon

For Aiur! If you missed out getting your tickets to BlizzCon, this news will probably be even more disappointing. Blizzard informs us that StarCraft II will be playable at the Aug. 3-4 BlizzCon event being held at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. Demo stations will be set up at the...

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New Starcraft II details from PC Gamer

The cover story of the latest PC Gamer is all about Starcraft II. The feature highlights the development process and decision-making and shows an ample amount of Protoss units, including old-hats such as the Reavers, Templars and Archons. Other tidbits: Hero units will not be as important or...

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Readers pick best webcomic: crafty

Ctrl+Alt+Del's take on the Starcraft 2 announcement earned top honors in this week's webcomic wrapup. The punchline may have been explained a bit too much, as many of the commenters noted, but it didn't ruin the joke. Second and third place go to RPG-TV and Weird Comix, respectively. Thanks to...

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BlizzCon attendees to get beta key for 'upcoming Blizzard game'

Another great reason to hit up BlizzCon August 3 and 4 at the Anaheim Convention Center: all attendees will receive, in addition to other swag, a beta key for "an upcoming Blizzard game." Though nondescript, our initial reaction is to think the beta is for Starcraft II -- a very likely candidate,...

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Interview with StarCraft 2 cinematic creative director

Blizzard's official StarCraft 2 website has just been updated with an interview with Nick Carpenter, the game's cinematic creative director, chewing the fat over the technology behind the recently released trailer. The biggest point of discussion was on the balance of in-game cut-scenes, which...

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No StarCraft 2 this year

In an interview with MSNBC, Bizzard's vice president of game design Rob Pardo reveals some juicy details about the development of StarCraft 2. The first design steps were taken back in 2003, nearly five years after the release of the original game. It wasn't until 2004 that development was in...

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Hidden images in Starcraft II trailer

From the "We Can't Believe This Didn't Come From Korea" file, a group of eagle-eyed Hungarian gamers have spotted a couple of hidden pictures in the Starcraft II trailer released last weekend. The two images, which we'd bet are Blizzard staffers, can be found by freezing the video (HD version...

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