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Starcraft Turns Ten Years Old Today

On March 31, 1998, Blizzard Entertainment released StarCraft, a revolutionary real-time strategy game pitting three powerful and distinctive races against each other in a war-torn galaxy. In StarCraft, the resourceful terrans, mysterious protoss, and relentless zerg find themselves in a confluence of events that has only one possible outcome: an epic war for conquest and survival.

The year of its release, more than 1.5 million copies of StarCraft were sold around the world, making it the bestselling PC game of 1998. To date, it has sold more than 9.5 million copies worldwide. A considerable number of those copies have been sold in South Korea, where the game continues to enjoy unprecedented levels of popularity.

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JelalTrueshot3518d ago

lol, one of my first thoughts when reading the retrospective was, "I'm too old for this s**t". I feel you.

Nolando3517d ago

warcraft 2 was the first game i ever played (grew up watching my dad play doom :P) but yeah starcraft is just really awsome sheesh tons of good memories with that game, the LAN battles were awsome :)

i really cant believe its been 10 years :P

mariusmal3516d ago

i grew up playing adventure gaming and the first warcraft. i remember that i was one of the first here to have a soundblaster. me and my friends stayed hours just listening to the units voices when we interfaced with them. it was that new a feature for us ehehe.

hey chubbylover. how old are you btw ?

Breakfast3517d ago

I like your name :)

Starcraft is THE bomb. My first online multiplayer game that i played to death.

ScottEFresh3517d ago

10 years old and the game is STILL relevant. Thats just amazing to me. Blizzard are UNTOUCHABLE with their IPs. Simply will never be outdone by any other games ever.

mariusmal3516d ago

so true mate. i still play starcraft online and diablo 2 online. and i still havent finished some armor sets ehehe

LinuxGuru3517d ago

And ten years later, we're getting the sequel.

The wait has been unbearable.

Also....I am starting to get sick of waiting for Diablo 3.

Everybody wants it....just give it to us....it's been almost a decade, dammit!

kevoncox3517d ago

personally, I prefered C&C red alert to starcraft.
Red Alert had more imagination to me.

LinuxGuru3517d ago

I enjoyed Red Alert VERY much.

Tania kicks ass with those dual colt-.45s, eh!

=)

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