Starcraft 2 Release Tomorrow

Starcraft 2 was one of my most wanted games for many years and I’m oddly indifferent to its pending release tomorrow. I got a beta invite but never even installed it. Could I be losing interest in gaming? Ha, probably not. I’ll likely get around to it by the weekend. Actually, the thought having to relearn the game is slightly unappealing, because I was only able to be OK at the first game, after playing it for several years. And I haven’t touched the original game for several years so I’m not even good at that anymore. When I do something, even something as trivial as a video game, I want to be really good at it.

(07/28/2010) P.S. I lied, started playing a little bit of the campaign last night. 😉


StarCraft 2

This was really big news in the video game world and I began following it when there were rumors floating around that Blizzard would announce a new game at the Worldwide Invitational in Korea. For those that don’t know, Starcraft is insanely popular in South Korea and it’s actually a sport there (with spectators and televised matches). It was only logical to assume that this new product would be the long awaited Starcraft II. Blizzard’s tagline when they introduced this game was very appropriate – “Hell, it’s about time.” In my opinion, Starcraft is one of the greatest games ever and the best RTS game (so far). You just have to be into the game to understand.

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