March 19, 2010
Posted: 11:20 AM ET
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[Correction: I mistakenly say in the video that Sarcraft 2 is published by
I got a chance to check out “Starcraft II,” along with colleague Larry Frum.
Subtitled “Wings of Liberty,” the sequel – currently in closed beta - is a long-awaited follow-up to Blizzard’s much-loved real-time strategy game.
The attached video is our full review. But here are a few high points:
We both like what we’ve played so far, and patch updates from Blizzard have done a lot to help with the unbalanced game play.
The game will have three releases. We’re expecting the first will allow single-player play as a Terran [i.e. human] and the future ones will expand to the other two - Zerg, Protoss. And with just the first full release, players will be able to go online, at battle.net, and play the other two races in multi-player mode.
What was our final verdict? Watch the video to find out.
Are you in the closed beta? Have you had a chance to play? Let us know what you thought in the comments below.
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