Archive for the ‘StarCraft II’ Category

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void 3.5.0 Patch Notes

The second mission pack for Nova Covert Ops is now available! Players who have purchased Mission Pack 2 or the entire Mission Bundle now have access to the next three Nova Covert Ops missions. Access the new missions by selecting Campaign > Nova Covert Ops. For more information, please check out our blog. Performance improvements […]

This Week in StarCraft II Esports (August 1 – August 7)

This week marks the conclusion of the TING Open Season 2. This event has been building towards a climactic finale over the last two months, and now the end is in sight! Check out the semi-finals and finals on Saturday and Sunday morning to catch ByuN, Bly, Patience, and Solar battle for top honors. Separately, […]

Nova Covert Ops: Mission Pack 2

SPOILER ALERT: If you have not played through the first Mission Pack, you will find spoilers in the following blog, as well as some mild spoilers for Mission Pack 2. You have been warned! In the first mission pack, Nova awakened in a strange facility owned by the Defenders of Man with no recollection of […]

Proleague Round 3 Finals Survival Guide

KT Rolster and Jin Air Green Wings have crossed swords many times in Proleague this year, but none of their battles were as memorable as the Round 2 Finals when sOs managed to take out four members of KT Rolster before Zest brought his rampage to an end. The final map, upon which the entire […]

This Week in StarCraft II Esports (July 25 – July 31)

This week holds several well-known community tournaments like the Corsair Cup, hosted by BaseTradeTV, as well as the newly-partnered Korean Olimoleague tournament. The weekly dose of storybuilding continues in Korea for those who enjoy watching the most elite players in the world, and then. . . we have IEM Shanghai. IEM Shanghai, being held at […]

IEM Season XI – Shanghai Survival Guide

IEM Season XI – Shanghai is the kickoff event for IEM Season XI, where 16 of the most skilled StarCraft II players outside of Korea will vie for their share of a $50,000 USD prize pool and 5,000 WCS Circuit Points over this four-day event. The winner will claim a $16,000 USD cash prize and […]

Celebrating StarCraft II’s 6th Anniversary

StarCraft II is turning six years old this month! And what better way to celebrate than to give gifts to the community that has supported us throughout the years. Here are all of the goodies you can expect during the next week. Starting today, we’re offering a 25% increase in experience for race levels and […]

This Week in StarCraft II Esports (July 18 – July 24)

What a fun week we have ahead of us! As tensions continue to rise in the second season of the Korean leagues, a wealth of community tournaments will be taking place. The TING Open will wrap up the Ro16 this week and start their Ro8 Group Stage, while Olimoleague will be holding their first broadcast […]

AfreecaTV StarLeague Survival Guide

Starting on July 17, and lasting until September 4, the StarCraft: Brood War AfreecaTV StarLeague will host one of the most intense Brood War competitions that we’ve seen in years. Whether you’re a long-time fan of the competitive Brood War scene, or you’ve never watched a Brood War match live before, this is the perfect […]

DreamHack Zowie Open: Valencia Survival Guide

DreamHack Valencia brings another round of epic StarCraft II tournament action to one of the most massive LAN events in Europe. At this event, 96 players will enter to compete for $50,000 and 5,000 WCS points. Open tournaments host a wealth of unknown players and unseen strategies, which you can witness starting this Thursday, July […]