Starcraft 2

Blizzard Finally Adds Community Map Store on StarCraft 2

Nine years ago, Blizzard announced its initial plans to feature a community-driven map store for their popular RTS video game Starcraft 2. But it was last month when the feature was finally updated with the developers launching the Premium Arcade. The launch of the StarCraft II patch 4.3.0 will introduce new Arcade maps made by…

Champions of DreamHack Austin

CS:GO Winner-Luminosity Gaming Photo Credit: Flikr Before the tournament even began, Luminosity were already the heavy favorites to take the win. Many people also predicted that the finals would be all-Brazilian with Luminosity’s younger friends from Tempo Storm meeting them in the finals. Both events came to pass as Luminosity and Tempo Storm stormed through…

DreamHack Austin Preview

As one of the biggest cross-game tournaments of the year, DreamHack Austin features some of the best teams and players from around the world. As the name of the tournament would suggest, the tournament will be played in Austin, Texas. The competitions in the tournament will include, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, StarCraft II, Heartstone, Street Fighter…

qxc Speaks: Proposed Zerg Changes

Post written by Kevin “qxc” Riley of compLexity Gaming. Why? The purpose of these gameplay changes is not to address balance. The purpose of these gameplay changes is to make the game more fun and interesting by changing fundamentally how certain units work. Balance can come later by modifying numbers. These changes reflect my own personal…

Midday: How to intelligently improve your StarCraft skills

Post written by Samuel “Midday” He of compLexity Gaming. Whether you’re completely new to Starcraft, or a seasoned veteran, improvement is something that any active player should consistently be striving for. However, improvement in Starcraft does not come as easily as in some other games. In Mario Kart for example, you learn organically, meaning that every…