Neowin News Feed for: Starcraft Neowin News Feed for: Starcraft en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Blizzard will make StarCraft II free-to-play this month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At its BlizzCon 2017 event in Anaheim, Blizzard has announced that it&#039;s making the original Wings of Liberty campaign and other parts of StarCraft II free-to-play later this month. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Fri, 03 Nov 2017 20:26:01 +0000 StarCraft: Remastered arrives for Windows and Mac on August 14, pre-orders available now <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Blizzard Entertainment&#039;s StarCraft: Remastered finally has a release date, with the company announcing that the real-time strategy game will be released on August 14 for Windows and Mac.  <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:36:01 +0000 South Korean presidential candidate releases custom StarCraft maps to promote his campaign <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>South Korean presidential candidate, Moon Jae-in, has opted for a different promotional campaign than what we are used to by launching two custom-made maps for the original StarCraft. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:34:02 +0000 Fight the Swarm once more by downloading Starcraft and Brood War for free <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>You can relive fond memories of fighting the swarm, or get depressed about losing Kerrigan all over again, as Blizzard has made Starcraft and its Brood War expansion free for PCs and Macs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:16:01 +0000 Blizzard Entertainment announces StarCraft: Remastered, releasing this summer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>StarCraft and its Brood War expansion are getting a remaster this summer, with upgraded visuals and audio while keeping the gameplay untouched. The originals are going free later this week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:16:03 +0000 Blizzard to hold 2013 BlizzCon on November 8-9 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1544589389blizzard_entertainment_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Blizzard announced that it will hold the 2013 edition of its BlizzCon fan event on November 8-9 in Anaheim, California but tickets for the event are not yet on sale. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:47:47 +0000 The Art of Blizzard hardcover book coming in October <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1544589389blizzard_entertainment_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Insight Editions will publish The Art of Blizzard in October, a 352 page hardcover book with nearly 800 art pieces from Blizzard&#039;s many game franchises, along with commentary from team members. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 27 Jun 2012 14:42:35 +0000 New Google Easter Egg "destroys" search results <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>A newly found Google Easter Egg &quot;destroys&quot; a person&#039;s search results on the site when they type in &quot;zerg rush&quot; in the search box, in an apparent homage to the Starcraft game series. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:53:21 +0000 Blizzard: Diablo 3 hits Beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1544589389blizzard_entertainment_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>The next big hit from Blizzard is just around the corner, with Blizzard announcing the beta of Diablo 3. The game has been in development since 2000, and is Blizzards latest release since Starcraft 2. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Tue, 20 Sep 2011 23:59:29 +0000 World of StarCraft development continued as Starcraft Universe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1748913255wow.png" alt="" /></div>The group of modders that got impatient with Blizzard and decided to create World of StarCraft are still at it. The project has simply been reborn under the name StarCraft Universe (SCU). The focus is... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Thu, 10 Feb 2011 22:52:48 +0000 TechSpot: StarCraft II Wings of Liberty GPU & CPU Performance <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/15021340571940579478gamers-playing-video-game.jpg" alt="" /></div>It's been more than a decade since the original StarCraft was released, but unlike a wide majority of the titles released in this time frame, the game never really faded away throughout the years and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Thu, 29 Jul 2010 12:32:00 +0000 South Korea rocked by Starcraft cheating scandal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/15021340571940579478gamers-playing-video-game.jpg" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s a well-established fact that South Koreans take their gaming very seriously. The country sports a thriving professional gaming industry, known as e-sports in the gaming world. The tournaments and events are held in lavish,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:48:01 +0000 UC Berkeley offering StarCraft course <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>UC Berkeley is offering a new course for 2009 on the &quot;art of competitive StarCraft&quot;, as well as how to enjoy the game. As yet, the course is not listed on the UC Berkeley website,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Fri, 30 Jan 2009 00:11:04 +0000 Blizzard announces Starcraft 2 is coming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Blizzard WWI in Seoul, South Korea - Blizzard has unveiled that the long-awaited video game it is developing goes by the name of &quot;Starcraft 2&quot;. That's right. Starcraft 2 is coming! They sure took their... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 19 May 2007 05:27:11 +0000 Blizzard 'will' announce a new game May 19th - Starcraft 2?! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As most of you know Blizzard is responsible for some of the biggest game franchises of all time. There is Diablo, Starcraft, and of course Warcraft. Well rumors have been flying online the past few... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Fri, 27 Apr 2007 19:27:12 +0000 Blizzard Dropping Starcraft 2 Hint? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Blizzard fans were out in force in London tonight, celebrating the launch of the much anticipated World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade expansion, but another Blizzard game might have stolen the limelight. Itzik Ben Bassat,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Tue, 16 Jan 2007 09:55:39 +0000 GC 2006: StarCraft 2 Hints Dropped? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While our meeting with Blizzard Chief Operating Officer Paul Sams today at the German Games Convention mainly focused on The Burning Crusade, the upcoming expansion for World of Warcraft, we did ask him about what... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 26 Aug 2006 15:37:35 +0000 StarCraft 1.11 patch has been released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks xStainDx for this. On Wednesday, FileShack has reported that the new StarCraft patch version 1.11 has been made available for users. Here's the list of what's new... Changes in StarCraft 1.11:... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 01 May 2004 15:08:14 +0000 StarCraft, Diablo II, and Warcraft III Accounts Closed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A number of additional accounts and CD Keys have been tied to the use of a hack or cheat program while playing StarCraft, Diablo II, or Warcraft III on In keeping with our aggressive... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Wed, 01 Oct 2003 12:18:35 +0000