It’s official – Blizzard finally unveiled their secret announcement in Korea, StarCraft 2, a sequel to their much-loved RTS franchise.
After inspiring considerable speculation, Blizzard Entertainment reveals that StarCraft II is their promised new game announcement, as a sequel to their much-loved science fiction RTS game is in the works for Windows and Macintosh. No release date is set at this point, but after all these years there’s finally something to see at Starcraft2.com, where there is artwork, information, a cinematic trailer and an artwork trailer, and more to come.
Taken from the press release-
Designed to be the ultimate competitive real-time strategy game, StarCraft II will feature the return of the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg races, overhauled and re-imagined with Blizzard’s signature approach to game balance. Each race will be further distinguished from the others, with several new units and new gameplay mechanics, as well as new abilities for some of the classic StarCraft units that will be making a reappearance in the game. StarCraft II will also feature a custom 3D-graphics engine with realistic physics and the ability to render several large, highly detailed units and massive armies on-screen simultaneously.
“With StarCraft II, we’ll be able to do everything we wanted to do with the original StarCraft and more,”
stated Mike Morhaime, president and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “We recognize that expectations are high following the long-running popularity of the original game, but we plan to meet those expectations and deliver an engaging, action-packed, competitive experience that StarCraft players and strategy gamers worldwide will enjoy.”
Source: Blues News
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