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Blizzard Celebrates Starcraft 20th Anniversary With Cross Game Promotional Event

Blizzard has rolled out a whole wave of unlockable goodies across Diablo III, Starcraft 2, Overwatch, Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original Starcraft on PC. Each game has a different reward to claim ranging from small profile portraits to exclusive skins featuring Sarah Kerrigan (yay!). Here’s a breakdown of what players of each tittle will receive should they login between today and March 31st: Starcraft Remastered (full version) –...

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Starcraft II 33% off

Blizzard’s 2010 hit Starcraft II is 33% off (so $39.99) through June 13. This discount is only available through Blizzard’s direct download store. While the MSRP for the title remains at $59.99 nearly two years after launch, a permanent price cut is expected soon as the game’s first expansion, Heart of the Swarm, nears arrival.

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Blizzard Signs Deal for Korean E-Sports

Blizzard Entertainment has signed a deal with KeSPA (Korean e-Sports Association), Ongamenet, and GomTV to facilitate and expand Starcraft II in professional e-sports play in Korea. This is being seen as a triumph for the e-sports community, both in Korea and worldwide, following over two years of debate and misgivings following Blizzard’s announcements regarding Starcraft II‘s lack of LAN capability and their assertion of control over professional competitions for the game.

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