StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty News

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StarCraft 2 will go free-to-play later this month

Wings of Liberty story campaign free for everyone.

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World of Warcraft dominates BlizzCon 2017 schedule, wink wink nudge nudge

But there will be no Diablo announcements this year.

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Battle.net renamed Blizzard Battle.net

Bigger name change rejected, new logo erected.

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Chris Metzen on why he needed to leave Blizzard

"I started having panic attacks left and right."

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Overwatch's D.Va to be an announcer in Starcraft 2

D.Va and Kerrigan in the same game? Is this a crossover episode?

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Blizzard story overlord Chris Metzen retires aged 42

"I won't lie - it's going to be really hard stepping away."

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Blizzard thinking about selling announcer packs for StarCraft 2

Hearthstone Innkeeper! Thrall! Snoop Dogg?

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Korean StarCraft rocked by another match-fixing scandal

Two banned for life - with more expected to follow.

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StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void release date announced

A snazzy new cinematic trailer accompanies the reveal.

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Free prologue missions announced for StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void

Whispers of Oblivion is free to all and coming soon.

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Razer announces eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games

A three-part series focusing on StarCraft, Dota and League of Legends.

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Archon Mode revealed for Legacy of the Void

New multiplayer mode for StarCraft 2 will allow cooperative competitive play.

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Blizzard is suing Starcraft 2 hackers for profiting off mods

And for generally making the game less fun.

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BlizzCon returns this November

Will host Hearthstone World Championships.

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What is Heroes of the Storm?

Blizzard files new trademark. Speculation ensues.

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Fan-made MMO Starcraft: Universe enters Kickstarter

UPDATE: Funded with just over a day to go.

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BlizzCon 2013 announced for early November

Diablo 3 and WOW expansions? Blizzard All-Stars?

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Blizzard: UFC-style reality shows could propel eSports into the mainstream

StarCraft 2 maker on the tipping point for professional gaming.

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Modders building Warcraft RTS in StarCraft 2

New video rekindles fond memories.

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StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm release date revealed by Battle.net

UPDATE: Blizzard makes it official, unveils Collector's Edition.

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Blizzard slams lawsuit over player security and sale of Battle.net Authenticators

"Many players have voiced strong approval for our security-related efforts.”

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Blizzard: Diablo 3 expansion in the works

Plus, what's happening with Blizzard All-Stars?

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EGXFinal qualifiers for World Cyber Games taking place at Eurogamer Expo

Play FIFA 12 and win a place at the finals in China.

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Steam on GNU/Linux: Do non-free DRM games defeat the point?

GNU creator says it's "unethical", but that pros outweigh the cons.

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Google unleashes Zerg Rush assault on your productivity

Starcraft search engine Easter egg spotted.

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Blizzard announces BattleTags

A unified nickname for players on Battle.net.

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Blizzard's Morhaime firm on DOTA trademark

But "we're very friendly with Valve".

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Blizzard aims for more accessible DOTA

Shorter games, simpler systems, less shouting.

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Blizzard DOTA free but "there will be costs"

You can play it without buying SC2.

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Dota trademark: Blizzard, Valve respond

Blizzard DOTA may launch with a new name.

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Blizzard DOTA "completely rebooted"

Blizzard making it more user friendly.

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Blizzard DOTA launch plans revealed

It'll be out "near" Heart of the Swarm.

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Blizzard rules out StarCraft MMO

Pearce: "We've got our hands full."

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StarCraft 2 demo becomes Starter Edition

Play selected content for free.

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New StarCraft II patch detailed

Protoss, Terrans, Zerg all rebalanced.

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Official StarCraft II mods released

Left 2 Die, Starjeweled, Aiur Chef out now.

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Team Dignitas finds its StarCraft II pro

BlinG "cool and calm under pressure".

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Team Dignitas seeks StarCraft II player

Are you good enough to go pro?

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Blizzard turns 20 years old

Morhaim and Pearce say thank you.

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Battle.net Marketplace may never launch

Blizzard "committed", but "struggling".

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Blizzard may hire World of StarCraft man

But, "If he's a jerk then absolutely not."

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Heart of the Swarm "unlikely" for 2011

Blizzard's StarCraft II team "pounding away".

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Mass Effect 2 is AIAS game of the year

But game Oscars dominated by Red Dead.

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Blizzard StarCraft II mods need testing

StarJeweled, Left 2 Die, Aiur Chief.

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Gameloft unveils StarCraft II lookalike

Ballsy studio puts head in lion's mouth.

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Blizzard announces StarCraft II mods beta

Test Left 2 Die, StarJeweled, Aiur Chef.

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Blizzard has World of StarCraft trademark

But popular mod allowed to live on.

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Thwarted StarCraft modder wins job offer

Impressed League of Legends dev swoops.

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Activision splats World of StarCraft mod

Creator has a thing or two to say.

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StarCraft II finally gets PC demo

Blizzard offers up first three missions.

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SCII: Heart of the Swarm ending leaks

Pre-visualisation video hits the internet.

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Blizzard brass ban StarCraft II cheaters

Stability, safety, security are "top priority".

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Pirated SCII downloaded how many times?

This is one record Blizzard doesn't want.

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No COD on Battle.net any time soon

We're "two separate entities" - Blizz.

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Blizzard: PC gaming "super healthy"

"It keeps on growing," says Pardo.

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More StarCraft II leagues, seasons coming

Also: featured replays of top matches.

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Blizzard DOTA SCII mod shown at BlizzCon

Plus StarJeweled, Left 2 Die and Aiur Chef.

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Blizzard: Anonymity suspends reality

Real ID furore "kind of a side thing".

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Blizzard suing StarCraft II hackers

After the bans, the courts.

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New StarCraft II update goes live

Zerg get pimped, bugs fixed.

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SCII single-player bans explained

Third-party hacks bad. Cheat codes good.

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SCII: Heart of the Swarm in early 2012?

Battle.net boss lets slip 18-month time frame.

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StarCraft II patch rebalances Zerg

RTS whipping boys get beefed up.

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BlizzCon schedule hints at Diablo focus

No sign of SCII: Heart of the Swarm.

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Blizzard smashes StarCraft II cheaters

In the face with a big banhammer.

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StarCraft II's "e-sport patch" this year

Season rolling, balance changes, chat.

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First StarCraft II patch goes live

Balance changes! 3D! Game clock!

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Activision plans pay-to-view game movies

Ł20 a pop for extended cut-scenes.

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Blizzard to ban StarCraft II cheaters

Warning: foul play won't be tolerated.

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StarCraft II sells 3 million in a month

PC and Mac crowd swarm shops.

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StarCraft II US sales monstrous

Best-selling game in July.

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Battle.net preventing Starcraft II piracy

Blizzard pats itself on the back.

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StarCraft II fastest-selling strategy ever

And biggest PC game this year.

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StarCraft II accounts being stolen

Phishers dangling the bait.

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StarCraft II melting graphics cards

Blizzard offers temporary solution.

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UK chart: StarCraft II victorious

169th week in top 40 for Mario Bros. DS.

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StarCraft II's bugs, issues listed

Also, system compatibility advice.

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Blizzard "probably very arrogant" - Jagex

"Perhaps even over-self-assured."

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Blizzard on Real ID: "The process worked"

"We always give players a heads up."

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BioWare Mythic hates Real ID

"No. Never. Never. No."

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No StarCraft II reviews before release

We'll play it the same time you do.

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Midnight opening for StarCraft II

"For the Horde!" Wait...

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Battle.net's social goals are "no secret"

Blizzard answers Real ID questions.

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Blizzard reveals StarCraft II requirements

Nothing there that will start a Crysis.

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Blizzard scraps Real ID for its forums

"We will always appreciate the feedback."

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Phase two of StarCraft II beta imminent

Co-op vs. AI, cross-game chat with WOW.

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Blizzard forums to require real names

Storm of protest over Battle.net Real ID.

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StarCraft II beta extended

One extra week of testing.

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Pearce: SCII should be "compelling" for all

"It's just like World of Warcraft, right?"

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Pearce: Blizz has "room for improvement"

"Constant struggle" to do the right things.

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No plans for micro-trans in StarCraft II

"Probably don't make sense," says Blizz.

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StarCraft II censored in South Korea

Blood, smoking, vulgar language removed.

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BlizzCon 2010 ticket dates announced

Going for $150 in early June. Two batches.

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StarCraft II beta ends this month

And begins again before launch.

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Battle.net features Facebook integration

StarCraft II to lead the charge.

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Starcraft II gets July release date

Download release to follow retail.

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StarCraft II Mac beta next week

Map editor patched in for PC this week.

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Korean StarCraft teasers surface

Could they be related to SCII launch?

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Betting scandal hits Korean StarCraft

Pro gamers accused of throwing matches.

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StarCraft II Collector's Edition detailed

Art book! Original game! Comic! €90!

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BlizzCon 2010 dated for October

Doesn't clash with Eurogamer Expo.

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StarCraft II Mac beta in April

"Hang in there," says Blizzard.

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Blizzard: 80% of effort for 20% of polish

So that's why they take so long.

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Protoss mini-campaign in SCII: Wings

Terran part of trilogy expands horizons.

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StarCraft II website inundated with info

Story and multiplayer previews and more.

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Diablo III, new MMO in "next few years"

Blizzard's 2010 is StarCraft II and Cataclysm.

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BlizzCon moving to Vegas in July?

LVCC thinks so, Blizzard not so sure.

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No StarCraft II beta until next year

Confirmation from Russian expo.

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StarCraft II on track for next spring

Where's that beta, Blizzard?

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"More broad appeal" for Blizzard MMO

Kotick aiming high with WOW successor.

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Cloud play and more for Battle.net

Pardo blows open Blizzard's Live.

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StarCraft II to allow paid-for mods

Creators to profit from marketplace.

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Starcraft II LAN petition gets 100,000 sigs

Quite a few people not keen on Battle.net.

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BlizzCon 2009 sold out in eight minutes

20,000 people to attend this year.

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New Battle.net "similar to Xbox Live"

Vision outlined for "social gaming network".

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StarCraft II delayed into 2010

Development of new Battle.net blamed.

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Build for hardcore first, says Blizzard

Pardo argues accessibility can come later.

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StarCraft II fans politely demand LAN play

Submit world's most obsequious petition.

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No LAN support for StarCraft II

There is only Battle.net.

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WOW held up StarCraft II for a year

Pardo explains SCII's long gestation.

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E3: Morhaime: Starcraft II probably in 09

Plus: new Bond, Spidey in 2010, GH PSP.

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First block of BlizzCon tickets sells out

More available in a fortnight.

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Public StarCraft II beta this "summer"

It's almost a date from Blizzard!

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StarCraft II beta registration open

If you own a Blizzard game (not EU WOW).

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BlizzCon tickets on sale next week

Event will live internet streaming.

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BlizzCon 08 beta keys being accepted

Are they for StarCraft II?

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Blizzard releases iPhone authenticator

US only so far, other phones to come.

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Blizzard launches new Battle.net

Unified login for WOW and future games.

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BlizzCon 2009 confirmed for August

Third WOW expansion to be announced?

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StarCraft II beta to start in "months"

Will feature "basic version" of new Battle.net.

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StarCraft II split into a trilogy

Story just wouldn't fit in one game.

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Blizzard: WOW success is "exhausting"

"Great problem to have," says co-founder.

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BlizzCon panels announced

More Diablo III info promised.

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BlizzCon 2008 tickets all gone

Site goes up, fans go mental.

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BlizzCon ticket demand griefs site

Sales offline until solution found.

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Blizzard to start "gamerscore" system

WOW Achievements are just the beginning.

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BlizzCon 2008 to be televised in the US

Bad luck for Euro WOW fans.

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BlizzCon tickets on sale in August

Third US fan convention ramps up.

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Fallout man asks Blizzard for forgiveness

For calling Diablo III "conservative".

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Blizzard Worldwide Invitational

Diablo III, Lich King, StarCraft II.

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BlizzCon 2008 announced

Third US fan convention in October.

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The best MMO April Fools

Blizzard wins. Again.

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Blizzard WWI tickets on sale Thursday

55 quid, 70 euros to attend Paris event.

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Zerg revealed in StarCraft II

First details of mutant race's new units.

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No in-game ads for StarCraft II

Blizzard explains Kotick comments.

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StarCraft II is Blizzard's "best work ever"

Plus new battleground and WOW story plans.

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Lich King and StarCraft II playable in June

Blizzard doing big event in Paris.

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StarCraft Online on the way?

NetEase lining up to operate it.

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Blizzard to do podcasts

Hints at new game reveals.

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Nothing will change - Blizzard

Merger not affecting games.

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StarCraft II unveiled

In development since 2003.