The slow demise of competitive Stracraft II
Apr26

The slow demise of competitive Stracraft II

The recent match fixing scandal involving Lee “Life” Seung Hyun may have been the final straw which broke the camels back. Starcraft II is slowly fading into oblivion, and there’s unfortunately nothing we can do about it.

Let’s discuss: Will mainstream attention simplify eSports?
Apr19

Let’s discuss: Will mainstream attention simplify eSports?

As audiences grow, and more eSports tournaments are broadcasted to live television meeting widespread criticism, could publisher and developers look to simplify their titles in order to cater to these audiences? Let’s discuss.

Chinese company Alibaba announces $5.5 million eSports Tournament
Mar31

Chinese company Alibaba announces $5.5 million eSports Tournament

Chinese company Alibaba have announced the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG), a tournament which they’ve set aside $5.5 million in prize money. The tournament will feature Dota 2, CS:GO, Hearstone and Starcaft II.

StarCraft 2’s Nova Covert Ops first mission pack is coming on March 30
Mar16

StarCraft 2’s Nova Covert Ops first mission pack is coming on March 30

As Nova, you’ll have to infiltrate bases, intercept invasion forces, use fancy new experimental tech, and go about doing top-secret spy stuff. Exciting.

Legacy of the Void’s co-op missions will be receiving some changes soon
Feb23

Legacy of the Void’s co-op missions will be receiving some changes soon

The co-op missions experience in StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void can wear a little thin over time. That’s something Blizzard are looking to fix.

Team YouPorn signs a new Starcraft II player
Feb18

Team YouPorn signs a new Starcraft II player

Team YouPorn have added a new name to their roster. Jeon “Dragon” Yong-Soo joins Team YouPorn’s new Starcraft II division and will compete in all major tournaments under their brand.

Blizzard announces Starcraft II World Championship Series 2016
Dec18

Blizzard announces Starcraft II World Championship Series 2016

2016 will be the year for Starcraft II to rise to former glory as the eSport that started it all. Blizzard announced the WCS circuit aiming to be bigger and better than ever before.

Legacy of the Void’s Archon Mode is making me a better StarCraft II player
Nov16

Legacy of the Void’s Archon Mode is making me a better StarCraft II player

What happens when you pair up a complete StarCraft II multiplayer rookie with a much more seasoned player? Matty and I seek to find out in our first (or third) match of Legacy of the Void’s Archon Mode!

We unbox the StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Collector’s Edition
Nov12

We unbox the StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Collector’s Edition

Watch and be amazed as Matty makes the collector’s edition magically stand without falling over, talks rubbish, and fades to black because he, unlike Alessandro, does not keep murder weapons within arms reach…

Blizzard would consider remaking the original StarCraft campaigns and releasing them as mission packs in future
Nov10

Blizzard would consider remaking the original StarCraft campaigns and releasing them as mission packs in future

At BlizzCon, we sat down with Legacy of the Void Lead Game Designer, Jason Huck, to talk about the mission packs that were announced. Turns out, Blizzard might consider redoing some old content…

Pledge your life to Aiur today with Legacy of the Void
Nov10

Pledge your life to Aiur today with Legacy of the Void

Prepare to fight for Aiur! Legacy of the Void, the last part of the StarCraft II trilogy is out today, and it promises to be something special.

Blizzard detail automated tournaments for Legacy of the Void
Oct22

Blizzard detail automated tournaments for Legacy of the Void

On November the 10th, the StarCraft II saga will come to and end with the release of the last part of the trilogy – Legacy of the Void. The final game will bring with it not only what is hopefully an epic single player campaign, but also a somewhat revitalised multiplayer experience. There are new units waiting to be toyed with, and generally, just new ways to get lost in Blizzard’s RTS – one example being the brand new automated tournament feature.