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HD Remake of StarCraft rumored to be in the works and set for reveal on September 2016.

HD Remake of StarCraft rumored to be in the works and set for reveal on September 2016.

by Louis Daniel AndresAugust 5, 2016
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Zerg Rush in glorious HD.

Last year, Blizzard has opened up various positions for its development team which was said to be a premise for planned HD remasters of their classic PC game titles, earlier this year news of optimizing WarCraft III for newer and more modern PC machines came out from the wild, and now, just this week, a rumor of Blizzard revealing an HD remake of StarCraft surfaced from the Korean online publication inews24.

A StarCraft game in progress featuring one of its races, StarCraft was first released on March 1998.

A StarCraft game in progress featuring one of its races, StarCraft was first released on March 1998.

According to the website, multiple sources, including a Blizzard insider, Blizzard will plan the StarCraft HD reveal sometime in September, presumably during the StarCraft II World Championship Series Copa Intercontinental in Mexico City, Mexico. While no info as to will the game also receive further updates, the remake is assumed to focus on a major graphic overhaul as well as updating the in-game UI.

StarCraft was first released for the PC back on March 31, 1998 with its sequel, StarCraft II, to come out 13 years after on 2010. The game was one of the pioneers of the Esports phenomenon, especially in South Korea, where players up until today are stil treated like superstars, and major tournament attendees reaching up to tens of thousands of people. More information regarding this planned remake is also said to be made during the upcoming BlizzCon 2016 this November.

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Louis Daniel Andres
Gaming know it all, dresses like a thug at conventions, loves to spam Spiritbreaker in Dota 2, and only owns video games because of free keys and game codes.
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