Starcraft II: The Wings of Liberty Review

Starcraft II: The Wings of Liberty Review

Aug 16, 2010

Format: PC (version reviewed), Mac Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Players: 1-8 Site: http://us.battle.net/sc2 Twelve years ago Blizzard Entertainment crafted a little crack rock known as Starcraft, an RTS strategy game that’s been lauded as one of the most tightly balanced titles to date....

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