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Why does it take so long to release an xpac for this game? I just don't understand. I can't even remember the last I played and beat the campaign.

It was fun, but sheesh... its been FOREVER. Will it have a new engine, or just more units and cutscenes?
It's taking a while because it's not a complete copy-paste. They can't just swap the tech to fit Zerg and keep the armory, mercenaries, and science lab. Getting all-new ideas that fit the way Zerg play takes a bit of time, and even more to get right.

I'd say the majority of the time in the delay is down to multiplayer balancing however. Introducing even one new unit to each race can have huge repercussions, and it sounds like Blizzard has more ambitious plans than that. Since a large part of the reason Starcraft 2 will likely remain popular is the professional following, even a slight imbalance has the potential to drive competitive players elsewhere.
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I'm going to take a guess that this unit is a Biovore esque unit. (Warhammer 40K) Long range siege, similar to a siege tank i suppose.
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Protoss are next up for the unit tease. The Terran one was released a week ago.

See here:
What is that? It looks like a Marauder picked up 2 combat shields and then decided to attach a turret to his head.
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Blizz takes their time with new games because they don't want to cannibalize their own games. In the pc market they only really compete with themselves these days and with diablo 3 nearing release they wouldn't dare release a sc2 expansion closely on its heels.
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What is that? It looks like a Marauder picked up 2 combat shields and then decided to attach a turret to his head.
lol. these tease silhouettes are hilarious.... seriously reminds me of the pokemon silhouettes .
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Look it's a bug....
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Someone figured out the terran sillhouette was a hellion transformer


I think the zerg unit is a siege unit that morphs from hydralisk. Basically a lurker, but it shoots projectiles out of the ground instead of attacking from underneath.
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Who's that pokemon!
Who's that zerg!*
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