IGN - On July 27th, 2011 StarCraft II celebrated its first birthday; man oh man, how the time has flown.
In the year since release, StarCraft II exploded in popularity all over the globe, becoming the world's premier eSport. There are now five major StarCraft II leagues, all of which boast breath-taking prize pools. Professional players stream to a fan base that is willing to eat up StarCraft II content twenty-four hours a day. We have seen old legends struggle to succeed in a new game. The community has seen rivalries form. These stories aren't few and far between; they're uncountable and they happen incredibly frequently.