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Check Out the ‘Liberator’, StarCraft 2 Legacy of the Void’s New Terran Unit

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Back March 2015, Blizzard announced a handful of new units for StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void. While the Zerg and Protoss each received two spanking new units, the Terran army made due with only one, with Blizzard promising that a second was on the way. Well, the wait is over! The second new Terran unit is the ‘Liberator’. Senior Star Craft 2 gameplay designer David Kim described the unit as “a large, high-cost air unit that deals splash damage against its enemies in the sky. The liberator normally can’t attack ground, but it can target a specific ground area...

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Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void Changes are Not Final

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Like Heart of the Swarm, Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void introduces a host of new units, changes, and features to Starcraft 2. While most fans of the game were excited to see the comprehensive list of updates, not everybody is entirely happy with them. In addition to feeling that their race has been nerfed, many Protoss players are upset that they received only one new unit while the Zerg and Terran got two each. Blizzard has stated on multiple occasions that the new changes and units are not final; however, that seems to have flown over many peoples’ heads....

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Mobile eSports Are Becoming More Popular, Thanks to Women

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The eSports industry is growing at a steady pace, with bigger and more competitive games joining the scene every year. Popular titles like Starcraft 2, Dota, League of Legends, and Call of Duty regularly have huge tournaments with a lot of money on the line, but one often overlooked segment is mobile eSports. Sure FPS, RTS, and MOBA games will continue to dominate the scene for years to come, but mobile eSports are also seeing a huge increase in popularity. Skillz, the leading company in mobile eSports, has revealed that more than $2 million in prize money were awarded to...

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Zerg Player Life Wins WCS 2014, Becomes New Global Champion

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The Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm WCS 2014 World Championship Series concluded with Korean Zerg player Life becoming the new global champion. StarTale’s Life was in fact the only Zerg player to make it into the quarter-finals, but that didn’t stop him from being crowned the winner. After defeating San with a clean 3-0 in the quarter-finals, Life went on to face TaeJa -- arguably the best Terran player and one of the best Starcraft 2 players in the world -- in the semi-finals, where the two played out one of the best series in recent memory. Needless to...

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Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void - New Zerg Units, Changes

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkVMd1-ZyM8?rel=0&showinfo=0&w=700&h=394] As with the Terran and Protoss forces, Starcraft 2 Legacy of the Void brings a host of new Zerg units and changes to the Starcraft 2 (sc2) gameplay experience. The Zerg army now includes a bile-spitting, Force Field-destroying unit called the Ravager and sees the much-welcomed return of the Lurker! At the same time, existing units like the Infestor, Corruptor, Swarm Host and Nydus Worm have gained new abilities, with the Swarm Host in particular benefitting from an upgrade that lets its pesky little Locusts fly. The new Zerg units will undoubtedly give Terran and Protoss players cause...

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