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Budding artists can now tool around in StarCraft 2

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Is crafting silly hats for Team Fortress 2 just not artistically challenging enough? It's time to move on, my friend, and reach for the stars—of StarCraft 2, that is, thanks to Blizzard's newly released Art Tools.

StarCraft II World Championship Series season finals are underway

Perry Vandell at

What’s that sound? Why, it’s the tap-tap-tapping of contestants duking it out in the Starcraft II World Championship Series! After months of blood, sweat and qualifying rounds, we finally get to see the top players go head-to-head with all of Heart of the Swarm's new units and strategies in the season one finals.

StarCraft II Starter Edition adds Spawning, lets friends play online for free

Perry Vandell at

Starcraft II is as intimidating as games come, but Blizzard is taking measures to make StarCraft space a much friendlier place by bringing back “Spawning” to the game's Starter Edition.

StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm launch videos: meet the voice of Jim Raynor

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We sent intrepid, Viking-like Contributing Editor T.J. Hafer down to Irvine, California yesterday to take in the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm launch event at the Spectrum Mall. He was met by giddy pre-orderers, a hat, a Kerrigan, and the Robert Clotworthy, the voice of Terran good guy Jim Raynor.

StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm will feature new training area

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Official list of unit changes in Starcraft II's Heart of the Swarm expansion

Josh Augustine at

New units, changed units, retired units: a ton of changes are coming for StarCraft II with the next expansion. Just revealed today at the opening ceremony for Blizzcon in Anaheim, CA, we have the full official list of changes. Read on to see what's happening to your favorite race!