News and Guides for Starcraft 2
The Blizzard Arcade Collection Announced The lost Vikings, Blackthrone and Rock n' Roll racing are being bundled in the Blizzard Arcade Collection, with plenty of quality of life upgrades! This is also free if you purchased any of the Blizzard Celebration Package bundles! Blizzard Blizzard Feb 19, 2021 at 22:17
BlizzConline Scavenger Hunt with Prizes! Blizzard have set up a scavenger hunt for the event, as you just have to pay close attention to the streams and the answer some questions afterwards to win some Coca Cola prizes. BlizzCon BlizzCon Feb 19, 2021 at 19:55
Pre-show Sneak Peek: Read Up and Ready Up for BlizzConline Here comes a more intended preview for BlizzConline, as Blizzard detail some of the secondary panels/shows we'll be seeing during the 2-day event, including the making of the Wandering Ancient mount, the Diablo art of Brom, a look at Blizzard's early years and a lot more ! BlizzCon BlizzCon 1 comment Feb 18, 2021 at 22:51
Less Official Leaks and Rumors for BlizzConline Well, we've seen the big official leak as someone at Blizzard "accidentally" shared the press kit too early and we found out about 9.1 and Burning Crusade Classic, but there are a few more interesting rumors and leaks we should take a look at. BlizzCon BlizzCon 5 comments Feb 18, 2021 at 19:27
Official BlizzConline Preview Here comes Blizzard's official look at the BlizzConline schedule with short descriptions for each one of the panels. BlizzCon BlizzCon 5 comments Feb 17, 2021 at 18:58
Diablo 4 and Burning Crusade Betas More Likely: Support Pages Updated One (or more) of the BlizzConline predictions is closer to reality, as the Diablo 4 "beta access" page has been updated today, in addition to the WoW one! Blizzard Blizzard Feb 17, 2021 at 05:54
Submit Your Questions for the BlizzConline Q&As BlizzConline is just around the corner and you can submit your Diablo/WoW/Hearthstone questions directly to the game's development teams! Community-submitted questions will be answered on February 20. BlizzCon BlizzCon 2 comments Feb 15, 2021 at 17:34
Interesting Facts About the Orc Statue in Irvine The huge Orc statue at Blizzard's office campus in Irvine was created in 2007, but do you know how it came to be? Here are some interesting facts! Blizzard Blizzard 1 comment Feb 12, 2021 at 12:52
BlizzConline 2021 Schedule Revealed A few moments ago, Blizzard unveiled the official schedule for BlizzConline 2021 that starts on February 19. BlizzCon BlizzCon 6 comments Feb 10, 2021 at 17:17
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Coming to Battle.net Crash Bandicoot's fourth sequel, "It's About Time," which launched on consoles last year in October, will be soon available on PC through Battle.net. Battle.net Battle.net 2 comments Feb 10, 2021 at 10:01
Activision Blizzard Q4 2020 Earnings Call Here's a recap of Activision Blizzard's latest earnings call from yesterday. We learn that Diablo Immortal will launch later this year, and we probably won't be hearing about a Diablo 4 or Overwatch 2 release date until 2022. Blizzard Blizzard 1 comment Feb 05, 2021 at 10:06
Will Blizzard Launch a New Title at BlizzConline? BlizzConline 2021 is just around the corner, and IGN Nordic discovered a Blizzard employees' profile on LinkedIn that mentions an unknown title with the codename "Fenway." Blizzard Blizzard 7 comments Feb 04, 2021 at 16:05
BlizzConLine 2021 Official Preview and Trailer And here comes the official preview and trailer for BlizzConline 2021! We get to see the awesome key art, find out what's happening on each day, and there's even a replica of the Helm of Domination in the shop and more! Blizzard Blizzard Feb 01, 2021 at 19:23
BlizzConline Celebration Bundles in the Shop! Here come some offers connected with the upcoming BlizzConline festivities, as the Blizzard store has three separate bundles in honor of Blizzard's 30th anniversary! For WoW there's a mount, pet and game time, each in one of the three tiers at 20, 40 and 60$/Euro. Blizzard Blizzard 8 comments Feb 01, 2021 at 18:58
What to Expect from Blizzconline 2021? (Predictions) Blizzconline 2021 takes place from February 19-20, so we speculate about what's in for each game. BlizzCon BlizzCon 10 comments Jan 25, 2021 at 19:37
The New Battle.net Is Almost Here, Going Live in NA The new Battle.net is almost upon us! The long time beta is coming to a close and going live for certain NA regions now, with a full release coming in the next weeks as well. Check out the official post: Blizzard Blizzard 8 comments Jan 14, 2021 at 23:21
Merry Christmas from the Icy Veins Team! Another year comes to an end, and we would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas! Icy Veins Icy Veins 3 comments Dec 25, 2020 at 17:20
Blizzard Sending Out New Surveys About "Classic" Version of The Burning Crusade Blizzard is sending out new surveys to players about Classic Burning Crusade via mail! Blizzard Blizzard 10 comments Dec 20, 2020 at 17:30
Activision Blizzard's Stock Reached All-Time Highs The launch of Shadowlands was extremely successful for Blizzard. The new expansion became the fastest-selling PC game in history for 1 day, and ATVI stocks reached all-time highs. Blizzard Blizzard Dec 18, 2020 at 16:02
Cyberpunk 2077 Wiki from IcyWiki Cyberpunk 2077 has (finally) been launched and we have spent the past days testing and writing as much as possible to prepare our wiki for the game! Icy Veins Icy Veins 7 comments Dec 11, 2020 at 23:56
A Call to Strike on Blizzard France Employees on Shadowlands Launch Day Blizzard France employees are going on strike against the planned Versailles office closure on Shadowlands launch date. Blizzard Blizzard 6 comments Nov 20, 2020 at 13:34
Blizzard Selling Face Masks on Gear Store Blizzard began selling face coverings on Blizzard Gear Store. You can buy them in packs of 3 for $24.99. Blizzard Blizzard 14 comments Nov 07, 2020 at 15:38
The Blizzard Gear Fest Has Begun! Yesterday marked the beginning of Blizzard's Gear Fest, with many new items added to the Blizzard store, and many more being discounted (by 30% currently)! There are over 50 new products coming from all franchises, with the first wave having hit yesterday and the second on November 16th. Included in this new wave of merch are : Blizzard Blizzard 1 comment Nov 03, 2020 at 23:06
BlizzConline 2021 Will Be Free to Watch! Blizzard CEO J. Allen Brack revealed that BlizzConline 2021 would be free to watch. BlizzCon BlizzCon 9 comments Nov 03, 2020 at 14:07
David Kim, Diablo 4 Lead Systems Designer Moves to WoW It seems David Kim is the Jack of all trades in Blizzard, as he's once again moved to a new franchise within the company! The Diablo 4 Lead Systems Designer, who was very front and center at the BlizzCon D4 announcement, has moved to the position of Principal Game Designer for World of Warcraft: Blizzard Blizzard 5 comments Nov 01, 2020 at 17:52
Activision Blizzard Q3 2020 Earnings Call In the third quarter of 2020, Blizzard had 30 million monthly active users. Shadowlands presales are well ahead of any prior expansion, and more. Blizzard Blizzard 1 comment Oct 29, 2020 at 23:03
Chris Metzen Unveils Warchief Gaming Tabletop Game Company Chris Metzen left Blizzard in 2016 after 22 years at the company. After recuperating from the burnout at Blizzard, Metzen announced Warchief Gaming, a tabletop game company that he founded with Mike Gilmartin. Blizzard Blizzard 6 comments Oct 28, 2020 at 11:58
Dave Kosak Leaves Blizzard After 12 Years Dave Kosak, who moved from WoW to Hearthstone in 2016, announced on Twitter he's leaving Blizzard Entertainment after 12 years. Blizzard Blizzard 2 comments Oct 27, 2020 at 17:31
BlizzCon 2020 Would Have Started Today: October 23rd BlizzCon 2020 would have started today if there was no COVID-19 pandemic. BlizzCon BlizzCon 2 comments Oct 23, 2020 at 18:35
An Update on the Development of StarCraft II Rob Bridenbecker, Executive Producer and Vice President of Classic Games, posted an update on the development of StarCraft II, and Blizzard will no longer produce for-purchase content like Commanders and War Chests. Season rolls and balance fixes as well as esports events remain unaffected. Blizzard Blizzard 4 comments Oct 16, 2020 at 00:24READ MORE NEWS
- 14 May 2018: TvT: Safe Cyclones into Bio Play (Terran vs Terran)
- Added a new TvT build, the safe cyclone opening into bio follow-up.
- 12 May 2018: TvP: Cloaked Banshee into Two-Base, Five-Barracks all-in (Terran vs Protoss)
- A TvP build order which looks at early harrassment leading into a large two-base push.
- 02 May 2018: TvZ Build Order: Maru's $200,000 Proxy 2 Rax (Terran vs Zerg)
- A new TvZ build, this time focusing on early aggression with the infamous proxy 2 Rax!
- 27 Mar. 2018: TvT: Proxy 2-Rax Reaper into Bio (Terran vs Terran)
- Added a new TvT build, the Proxy 2 Rax Reaper, which actually has more focus on the mid-game than you would usually expect.
- 26 Mar. 2018: TvP: Quick Cyclone All-in with a Proxied Second Factory (Terran vs Protoss)
- Another TvP build order, this time looking at an aggressive all-in which focuses on the usage of Cyclones.
- 21 Feb. 2018: TvT Build Order: Safe Reaper Expand into Cyclones
- Added our first Terran vs Terran build order: INnoVation's Safe Reaper Expand into Cyclones.
- 21 Feb. 2018: TvZ Build Order: Hellbat Drop Opening into Mech (Terran vs Zerg)
- Another TvZ build, this time looking at a Hellbat opening with a Mech follow-up.
- 15 Feb. 2018: TvZ Build Order: uThermals Fast 3CC into Bio (Terran vs Zerg)
- Added our second build order: TvZ uThermals Fast 3 Command Center Variation.
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