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  1. ESPN's New Soul-Eating MonstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Atlantic

    ... year, the U.S. government awarded a visa reserved for "internationally recognized athletes" to a South Korean Starcraft II player. But most of the time, questions of the form "What is X?" are too abstract and subjective, too prone to semantical ...

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  2. ESPN's 'Dota 2' Broadcast Is a Giant Leap For E-sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Mashable

    ... to strategically attack an enemy team's guarded base. Along with Riot Games' League of Legends and Blizzard's Starcraft II , Dota 2 is currently one of the most popular video games in e-sports. The annual Dota 2 international tournament - known ...

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  3. Diablo III Coming to ChinaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | GamersHell.com

    ... r date. This is the fifth Blizzard game series that the two companies are bringing to mainland China, following StarCraft II, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, and Heroes of the Storm.

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  4. Diablo(R) III Welcomes Chinese Heroes to SanctuaryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Gamasutra

    ... China. This is the fifth Blizzard game series that the two companies are bringing to mainland China, following StarCraft II , World of Warcraft , Hearthstone : Heroes of Warcraft , and Heroes of the Storm . Diablo III continues the epic Diablo ...

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  5. Blizzard will launch Diablo III in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | GamesIndustry.biz

    ... Blizzard franchise to hit the Chinese market, with NetEase already involved in the launch of World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm in the region. Indeed, Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime has had an eye on a Chinese release ...

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  6. Diablo III will finally see an official release in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Gamasutra

    ... China from less-than-rigorous resellers. NetEase is already responsible for operating Chinese versions of Starcraft II , World of Warcraft , Hearthstone and Blizzard's upcoming MOBA Heroes of the Storm . The arrangement seems to be paying off for ...

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  7. Blizzard Explains How it Fights Cheating in StarCraft IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Tom's Hardware

    ... to combat cheating in our games, and that's of particular importance for a highly competitive game like StarCraft II," reads the latest post. "If a StarCraft II player is found to be cheating or using hacks or modifications in any form, then that ...

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  8. Warcraft, Starcraft, Diablo stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Southland Times

    ... the game itself looks like a hybrid of a standard MOBA and one of Blizzard's signature strategy games such as Starcraft II or Warcraft. The controls are largely the same as in their strategy titles, employing the mouse and many keyboard shortcuts. ...

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  9. StarCraft II Pros Face Local Hopefuls at Red Bull Battle Grounds AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | The Escapist

    ... the Red Bull Battle Grounds. Previously, the tournaments only featured competition between invited professional StarCraft II players and players that qualified through online tournaments. The Atlanta tournament is the first to offer open ...

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  10. StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm and Wings of Liberty Prices Drop PermanetlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | AusGamers

    ... a reduced price). Potential zerg rushers need not worry about the prices going back up however, with Blizzard's StarCraft II Community Manager Zoevia confirming on Reddit that the price drop on the StarCraft series is a more long-lasting effect. ...

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  11. Red Bull Battle Grounds StarCraft II tour begins tomorrow in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Examiner.com

    Red Bull Battle Grounds is back and better than ever. With three different Battle Grounds events hosted in Atlanta , Detroit , and Washington this summer's tour is bound to bring the best action in Starcraft II.

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  12. eSports invades Atlanta this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Examiner.com

    ... exciting weekend of intense global competitive gaming, with Blizzard Entertainment's real-time strategy game, StarCraft II, serving as the playing field. Ok, you may have played StarCraft II at home or during downtime at the office, but you've never ...

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  13. MLG Anaheim: This eSporting LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | OC Weekly

    ... afternoon. On a massive screen before them, they're about to watch the Queen face off against her opponent in StarCraft II , the wildly popular strategy game by Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment that pits players against each other for the future ...

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  14. Get a job: Blizzard seeks a User Interface DesignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Gamasutra

    ... skilled and creative user interface (UI) designer to join the user interface team working on the future of StarCraft II and our next big hit Heroes of the Storm . This individual will help to define and execute the interactive vision of the user ...

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  15. 20 games you need to play on your MacRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Digital Trends

    ... a spot in your game library. Starcraft became a global phenomenon upon its release in 1998 and the sequel Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty carried on tradition in 2010. It's even played so much in South Korea many have self-proclaimed it the national ...

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  16. Outrage over gendered Hearthstone tournament prompts eSports policy shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Digital Trends

    ... as a legitimate sport." As originally configured, the championship comprised male-only brackets for Dota 2 , StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm , Ultra Street Fighter IV and Hearthstone ; and female-only brackets for StarCraft II and Tekken Tag ...

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  17. NetEase Extends Online Payment Capabilities to Provide Payment and...Read the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | DVDCreation Reviews

    ... NetEase also operates one of the most popular international online games in , World of Warcraft , as well as StarCraft II and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft . For more information, please visit: http://ir.netease.com/ This press release contains ...

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  18. Will the Growth of eSports Be a Game-Changer for Fans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Re/code

    ... said. "Accessibility to total non-players is part of the goal." Blizzard's current best-known competitive game, Starcraft II, had an obligation to stay true to the first Starcraft game, one of the first eSports and something close to a national ...

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  19. Millions tune in as video game pros descend on AnaheimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Wave

    ... spot during online registration and are willing to pay the entry fee. Individual entry into the open "StarCraft II" bracket is about $60 and team entry into the "Call of Duty" is $320. Spaces fill up quickly in the weeks leading up to the event. ...

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  20. Get a job: Blizzard is hiring a User Interface DesignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | Gamasutra

    ... skilled and creative user interface (UI) designer to join the user interface team working on the future of Starcraft II and our next big hit Heroes of the Storm . This individual will help to define and execute the interactive vision of the user ...

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