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Starcraft 2 Releases July 27th!

The day of reckoning has finally arrived! Blizzard announced today that the highly-anticipated sequel of ever-popular Starcraft will be released on July 27th this summer! The game will see retail availability worldwide in the United States, Canada, Europe, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Mexico,

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Pre-Order SC2 from Amazon, Gamestop, Get Beta Code

If you’ve been putting off pre-ordering Starcraft II, Gamestop and Amazon have sweetened the deal for you. By pre-ordering Starcraft 2, you can receive a beta code for the closed multiplayer beta. For Amazon, the code will be emailed within 5 business days of the

Starcraft II Gets Collector’s Edition

Blizzard announced that Starcraft II will be shipping in both standard and collector’s editions on its release sometime this year. The collector’s edition will come with an art book, a copy of the original StarCraft, a behind-the-scenes DVD, a comic book, and other items. According

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Starcraft II Multiplayer Closed Beta Now Open

It was revealed earlier this month that the Starcraft II closed beta would begin, and begin it has! Invitation codes were sent out to approved applicants for this highly anticipated beta which could be redeemed as early as yesterday. The beta is only open to

Starcraft II Beta Coming This Month

Starcraft II will enter beta sometime this month. Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime revealed in a presentation to investors today that the closed beta for highly anticipated Starcraft II would be available this month. Morhaime also confirmed that SC2 was on track for a mid-2010 release,

Protoss Mini-Campaign Confirmed for SC2

Blizzard’s upcoming Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty will feature a treat for Protoss fans in the single player mode: a mini-campaign. Single player play in Starcraft has almost always been totally dominated by Terrans, which is still mostly true for the upcoming sequel except for

World of Warcraft Celebrates Thanksgiving for the First Time

World of Warcraft will be celebrating Thanksgiving next week for the first time, calling the event, Pilgrim’s Bounty. Players can partake in the festivities by sitting at a Bountiful Table, and eating, which can gain characters bonuses. Players can also collect recipes for their own

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AI Convention Will Host Starcraft Bot Competition

The 2010 Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference (AIIDE) will host a Starcraft competition where players craft bots to compete against one another. There are no prizes except bragging rights, but the competition is free to enter. The final competition will be shown live

Blizzard Opens Pet Store for World of Warcraft

Blizzard’s newest edition to its online shop is a Pet Store for World of Warcraft. It will feature two new pets at its Grand Opening, including the Pandaren Monk and the Lil’ K.T. Half the proceeds from the purchase of the Pandaren Monk, will be