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  1. Celebrate StarCraft IIA's Fifth Birthday With These Special GoodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    Praise the Queen of Blades! As of today, it's been five whole years since the release of the original StarCraft II . And now you feel a little old, right? Blizzard is commemorating the special event in several different ways that will make any StarCraft fan look up and pay attention.

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  2. StarCraft II Turns FiveRead the original story

    Yesterday | Blue's News

    Battle.net notes that today is the fifth anniversary of the release of the first part of StarCraft II, Blizzard's multi-part RTS sequel. Here's word on the celebration, which pulls out a few of the stops: Fancy Decorations To celebrate this special occasion, we'll be releasing a fifth anniversary portrait to help players join in on the celebration.

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  3. 'StarCraft II' Celebrates 5th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WorthPlaying

    Designed to be the ultimate competitive real-time strategy game, StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard's signature approach to game balance. Each race will be further distinguished from the others, with several new units and new gameplay mechanics, as well as new abilities for some of the classic StarCraft units that will be making a reappearance in the game.

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  4. The PED Predicament In Professional GamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Huffington Post

    ... has shifted dramatically. Now, professional gamers are vying for top prizes in games like League of Legends , Starcraft II , and DOTA 2 . Games like Counter Strike and Call of Duty have had some success on the professional level, but the first ...

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  5. Documentary peeks inside U.S. eSports sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | USA Today

    ... both days featuring top players competing in a tournament featuring strategy game - and popular eSports title - StarCraft II . "It basically captures our lives behind the scenes, like how we practice and other things we're doing to prep for the ...

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  6. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void pre-orders offer prologue, beta accessRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Tech Report

    Blizzard has opened preorders for StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void , the second expansion to 2010's StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty . The add-on includes the single-player campaign follow-up to 2013's Heart of the Swarm , and pre-orders get immediate access to a set of prologue missions called Whispers of Oblivion which fill the gap between the two expansions.

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  7. StarCraft II's New Campaign Is Short But SweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Kotaku

    You might be wondering if the new StarCraft II prologue, Whispers of Oblivion , is any good. I am here to tell you that yes, sure.

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  8. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void now available for pre-purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Nag.blog

    If you're not too busy playing Heroes of the Storm [Are you mocking me? DO YOU THINK THIS IS A GAME?! - Ed.] and still have time in your life for Blizzard's other strategy series, then here's some good news: the final chapter of StarCraft II is available for pre-purchase! Hit the jump to see what this entails. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void has appeared on the Battle.net shop for users to buy ahead of launch.

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  9. Buy StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, Play the Prologue TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | AusGamers

    Joab chats with Blizzard's Chris Sigaty about the full release of Heroes of the Storm and the challenges faced in eSports in Australia! With the recent Kickstarter success of Shenmue 3, we take a look at the Sega Dreamcast game that started it all. The third chapter in the StarCraft II story is nearly upon us, and from today if you pre-purchase the standalone, Protoss focused finale for the game you can jump in immediately and play both the Prologue and the closed beta multiplayer.

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  10. Legacy of the Void This Winter; New StarCraft HotS Hero RevealedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Blue's News

    Blizzard announces StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void will launch this winter, opening up pre-purchases to a few different editions of varying deluxitude for the final chapter in the RTS sequel. To help close the deal they offer immediate access to the free Whispers of Oblivion prologue pack, the promise of beta access to Legacy of the Void , and access to an upcoming, yet-to-be-revealed StarCraft Warrior Hero coming to Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard's MOBA.

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  11. Check Out StarCraft II's Zeratul's New AbilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Kotaku

    Today, Blizzard released Whispers of Oblivion , a free prologue to StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void that you can get now if you want to pre-purchase the game.

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  12. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Available for Pre-OrderRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | GamersHell.com

    Those who pre-order StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void will gain immediate access to all three Whispers of Oblivion prologue missions featuring the legendary Dark Templar Zeratul to unravel the final piece of the Xel'naga prophecy. Those who pre-purchase digitally or lock in their pre-order at select retailers will also gain entry to the ongoing Legacy of the Void beta test.

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  13. 'StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void' Pre-Order Gets You Prologue TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WorthPlaying

    StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void continues the story where the first expansion, Heart of the Swarm, left off, with a new campaign that brings the sci-fi saga to an epic conclusion. Picking up where Heart of the Swarm left off, Legacy of the Void casts you in the role of Hierarch Artanis, leader of the technologically advanced protoss race.

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  14. Pre-Purchase StarCraftA II: Legacy of the Voida and Play the...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Freshnews

    ... is almost here . . . and a new era for the ultimate competitive real-time strategy game is set to begin. to the StarCraft II trilogy, will arrive by winter, and players can pre-purchase the game now via the official Legacy of the Void website . ...

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  15. Pre-Purchase StarCraft II: Legacy of the Voida and Play the a oeWhispers of Obliviona Prologue TodayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Business Wire

    Prepare for the conclusion of the StarCraft II saga and enjoy the ultimate competitive real-time strategy experience-standalone Legacy of the Void to launch by winter )--In 1998, the world was introduced to StarCraft A -the groundbreaking science-fiction real-time strategy series about three unique rival species-the terrans, zerg, and protoss-locked into a perpetual war to secure their place in the galaxy. Now, 17 years later, the stunning conclusion to the StarCraft saga is almost here .

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  16. 10 interesting, indie PC games you probably overlooked in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | PC World

    ... Of course, that's not necessarily saying much considering the genre at this point isa well, pretty much just StarCraft II . Still, the game is quick, responsive, and has some interesting faction-based twists on construction/unit production. ...

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    Monday Jul 6 | KXVO

    ... peek into the global eSports phenomenon. "Having legendary gamers like Huk, qxc, puCK and iNcontroL playing StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void really punctuates the event for fans," said , Co-President of BY Experience. "With 'ALL WORK ALL PLAY,' fans ...

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  18. Live Event Confirmed For All Work All Play July eSports Premiere...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Digital Game Developer

    ... peek into the global eSports phenomenon. "Having legendary gamers like Huk, qxc, puCK and iNcontroL playing StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void really punctuates the event for fans," said , Co-President of BY Experience. "With 'ALL WORK ALL PLAY,' fans ...

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  19. Esports documentary will debut with live StarCraft competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | VentureBeat

    ... At the live event, a number of esports stars will compete in a tournament for Blizzard's new expansion game, StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void. The Legacy of the Void is the first major StarCraft release since 2013. Fans will be able to attend the ...

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  20. Blizzard Wants You To Know You Can Play StarCraft II For FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Kotaku

    Quick poll: did you know that there's a free version of StarCraft II ? And that it lets you play as any of the game's three races in any non-ranked multiplayer match you want? Blizzard doesn't do a very good job of advertising that fact-and the poorly-titled SCII Starter Edition can be very confusing-but right now, anyone can download a copy of the game and play unlimited custom multiplayer without any restrictions. The only multiplayer mode you can't access with the Starter Edition is the ranked ladder, where top players battle for placement in various leagues and divisions.

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