starcraft

Gaming

'StarCraft' Mod Makes Zerg Rushes Cuter Than Ever

Mod based on CarbotAnimation's StarCrafts set to hit StarCraft 2 on October 11.
Leif Johnson
10.9.16
Gaming

'StarCraft Universe' Isn't Really an MMO, But It's Still Wonderful

We spent a few hours with a 'StarCraft II' mod that changed the game to play more like 'World of Warcraft.'
Leif Johnson
8.8.16
Gaming

There's a Fan-Made 'StarCraft' MMO, and Blizzard Isn't Going to Shut It Down

Five-year-old fan made project at last hits open beta, with a full release scheduled for next month.
Leif Johnson
7.30.16
Xbox One

Why 'True' AI In Video Games Is a Marketing Gimmick

Don’t expect to have a HAL 9000 moment with your Xbox any time soon.
Jordan Pearson
12.9.15
Gaming

A Human Thrashed Three AI Bots at Starcraft

Researchers pitted homo sapiens against AI to see who would emerge the winner.
Emiko Jozuka
12.2.15
Gaming

9 People Have Been Arrested for Fixing 'StarCraft' Matches

Pro players, organized crime, and a journalist have been implicated in a match-fixing scandal.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.19.15
Gaming

​The Video Games That Are Good for Your Brain

In the right dosages, these games could improve attention, basic perception, and decision making.
Emiko Jozuka
10.1.15
News

This Visual Novel Is the Best Way to Understand 'StarCraft'

SC2VN is a great, playable StarCraft 2 explainer.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.18.15
Gaming

Why Doesn't Blizzard's 'Heroes of the Storm' Have Any People of Color?

Old-fashioned fantasy and science fiction has left Blizzard’s all-stars with almost no characters of color.
Rowan Kaiser
9.17.15
Gaming

This Is What Your Zerg Rush Does to 'Real People' in the 'StarCraft' Universe

Live-action Starcraft short gives the Zerg Rush new, terrible meaning.
Zack Kotzer
6.26.15
Canada

A Real Boxer's Guide to Street Fighter Video Games

Like learning to throw a real punch, this new book teaches you to virtual fight with Blanka or Ryu.
Zack Kotzer
7.24.14
esports

E-Sports Reveal How Our Brains Age

And it starts sooner than you think.
Ben Richmond
4.10.14
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