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Sweet, release this already!!!
It's Blizzard. Their motto is "We'll release it when its ready." Notice how their games are usually delayed... but kickass?
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How are they not done with this? It's Starcraft 1 with better graphics and a few new units...?
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How are they not done with this? It's Starcraft 1 with better graphics and a few new units...?
Balance issues to iron out, massive campaign, cutscenes, etc.

When games are played as competitively and for as long as Blizzard games, they have to make sure it's as perfect as possible, while maintaining the right pace. Units, maps, etc. Other games lack that long-term longevity because getting that last bit of polish takes a crapload of time and testing.
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How are they not done with this? It's Starcraft 1 with better graphics and a few new units...?
"better graphics" translates to a shift from 2D to 3D on a whole new engine built from the ground up. "A few new units" per race translates to countless hours of balancing. The more units, the more painstaking it is to create balance, almost on a exponential level. Also battle.net is being completely overhauled. Not to mention the single player Terran campaign.

And that is how they are not done with this.
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They made that wayyy too dramatic "Is the probe gona get away!?!?!?!?!"
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They made that wayyy too dramatic "Is the probe gona get away!?!?!?!?!"
You don't fully understand RTS.
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"better graphics" translates to a shift from 2D to 3D on a whole new engine built from the ground up. "A few new units" per race translates to countless hours of balancing. The more units, the more painstaking it is to create balance, almost on a exponential level. Also battle.net is being completely overhauled. Not to mention the single player Terran campaign.

And that is how they are not done with this.
I'm aware of balancing issues etc. However This has been in production for quite some time now, and Blizzard isn't exactly the broke company it was before.

They cut content, and pushed it back a year. Cutting content is supposed to speed up time...? I guess Blizzard doesn't adhere to space or time.
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You don't fully understand RTS.
If they did that with any game, it would be too dramatic. Maybe I am just not into the whole play by play commentary thing.
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If they did that with any game, it would be too dramatic. Maybe I am just not into the whole play by play commentary thing.
There are emotions when playing a game. When I used to play DotA, and left with only few HPs, I was struggling to get to the base ASAP. My heartbeat goes high in extreme game conditions.
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cant wait to buy this game three times.
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