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Blizzard's anticipated sci-fi PC RTS sequel StarCraft 2 will not hit this year, according to an extremely sparse report from Internode Games Network The studio is only "about a third of the way" done with the game's campaign mode and is currently focusing on story and cinematics, executive VP Rob Pardo revealed during a talk at the Blizzard Worldwide Invitational.Pardo further noted that the company hopes to have something impressive to show by the year's end, causing the site to conclude that the title will not hit stores in 2008.Blizzard has yet to make any official statement regarding the release of StarCraft 2. Prior to the Worldwide Invitational, several retailers began listing an unconfirmed December 3rd release
 
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damn.
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Awsome. Please push to 2010
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that blows, at least bring the squeal after the first game was released a decade ago
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Surprised?

It's Blizzard... we'll release it when it's ready.
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Surprised?

It's Blizzard... we'll release it when it's ready.
u on the dev team or somethin?

I say f the campaign. give us a multiplayer version first, then when the campaign is ready, we can DL it!

that will never happen...
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I'd rather have them make a good game and take their time. I'm glad that they do.
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u on the dev team or somethin?

I say f the campaign. give us a multiplayer version first, then when the campaign is ready, we can DL it!

that will never happen...
No... that's Blizzards unoffical motto for the last 10 years or so. Do your research...


EDIT: Found it.

Please read: www.blizzard.com/us/inblizz/genfaq.html
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Blizzard sets "release windows" to let people know when we expect a game to be finished. However, our goal at Blizzard is to not release a game until it's ready. While we could release a lower quality product to meet a specific date, we instead choose to work on a game until it meets the high standards that we know Blizzard fans and our development teams demand. When you see release windows coming from Blizzard, keep in mind they will be updated as time goes on -- at first being very vague and becoming more specific as the game nears completion. When you see release dates from other sources, keep in mind that those are simply guesses as to when we will be finished and are also in no way a concrete release date. We encourage you to check the official Blizzard.com website for updates regarding release dates

Edited by DuckieHo - 6/30/08 at 11:49am
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I hope they delay this until 2010 or beyond. And then when the date comes, delay it until 2011. It seems as if It needs a good 5-6 years.
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I hope they delay this until 2010 or beyond. And then when the date comes, delay it until 2011. It seems as if It needs a good 5-6 years.
"No way, I say delay it until 2098 that way they can release it as the 100 year anniversary edition!"

"With inflation it would only cost $980!"

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