|Starcraft 2 Video Game Preview for PC|
|Reviews - Featured Reviews: Games|
|Written by Yaniv Perrry - Edited by Olin Coles|
|Tuesday, 02 October 2007|
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Introduction: Starcraft 2
Many RTS gamers across the world, including yours truly, consider Blizzard's Starcraft as one of the best RTS titles ever created. After almost 10 years, Blizzard's Battle.Net servers are still hosting thousands of dedicated players who still battle against each other and enjoy every second, despite the poor graphics and low resolution (640x480), compared to today's standards. Blizzard keeps updating and improving their servers, which is a great and rare thing for such an aging game.
For years, gamers speculated and spread rumors about a sequel being developed, but nothing seemed to happen. Then, on May 19th 2007, Blizzard Entertainment unveiled the highly anticipated sequel at the 2007 Blizzard Worldwide Invitational event in Seoul, South Korea. The exciting news split the fans, creating roughly two groups.
One group is consisted of those who believe that Starcraft 2 will become the new standard in RTS gaming, the new king of the hill. The one game that will attract thousands of RTS gamers into one place, creating a huge, strong community. A community that will last long after the game will be released, holding tournaments, leagues, free style games and who knows what else. It will be a killer.
But on the other hand, there is the camp of fans who believe that the original Starcraft was so perfect in every aspect that any change in the gameplay, or in anything else for that matter, will only break the classic to pieces, creating balance problems and many other issues. New 3D graphics will only result in problematic control scheme and take the whole gaming experience away.
I know I belong to the first group. If you still haven't decided, or just want to get some information about the game, join me as I explore the new and fresh sequel for a legendary RTS - Starcraft 2.
By: Blizzard Entertainment
Genre: Real Time Startegy
Release Date: Who knows, it is Blizzard after all...
Official Website: http://www.starcraft2.com/