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Starcraft 2 Heart Of The Swarm - Next Big Game Release
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Starcraft 2 Heart Of the Swarm - Next Big Game Release

In October of 2011, Blizzcon announced the long awaited information on the next expansion set to come out for the world renown Starcraft 2 Game. In Heart of the Swarm, you are Kerrigan and follow the Zerg side of the story. Although this is not a start over again from were the first storyline started but a continuation but this time you will be playing as Zerg.

You Control Kerrigan

In the campaign mode, you'll be able to control Kerrigan and Blizzard has implemented some new game interfaces for us. Kerrigan now has a Battle Focus Ability which will determine the outcome of most campaign missions so choosing wisely before the start of each mission will be crucial. The Zerg race has also advanced in their units and now they are upgradable. For example Zerglings will have the ability to spawn from more than one egg or have the ability to leap short distances in battle.

Campaign

The Heart of the Swarm will come with 20 mission as opposed to the 30 included in the first release of Starcraft 2. Blizzard states that this wont be a downside to the game as each mission will proximately take about an hour to complete. This gives us a lot of game play which for me, is a big plus in investing in an expansion.

Zerg Focused

In the Heart of the Swarm expansion, the storyline and units are focused heavily on the Zerg race. If your not a big fan of Zerg, don't worry there will be plenty of new adjustments and units for the Terran and Protoss races. Blizzard made sure that not only will the campaign be improved but also the multiplayer aspect of Starcraft 2. With new units to each race and some units being cut (Mothership and Carrier for Protoss), Starcraft 2 Heart of the Swarm wont disappoint fans looking for something more than the first release of Starcraft 2.

Release Date

At the Blizzcon many questions have arrised for the Starcraft 2 expansion. Questions pertaining to new units, abilities, and spells but the release date was left unanswered. Blizzard states that they have no set release date as of current for the expansion set, but they told fans to hope that it will come out sometime next year.

Starcraft 2 Heart of the Swarm will be the next biggest game release from Blizzard. With the Zerg side of the story line in the campaign, and the new units being introduced, this expansion will live up to its name and will no disappoint Starcraft 2 fans.


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