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StarCraft Remastered

Rating Summary

Based on 23 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

95%

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General Information

Available on:PCAug 14, 2017

Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Genre: Real-Time Strategy

Prepare to rediscover a classic. StarCraft: Remastered upgrades Blizzard Entertainment’s original sci-fi real-time strategy game and its acclaimed expansion, StarCraft: Brood War, from beginning to end. Experience the intergalactic battle between the terran, protoss, and zerg with improved graphics and audio…and the same classic gameplay that made StarCraft a global phenomenon. Return to the Koprulu Sector Discover the story that started it all as three races (the mechanized terrans, psi-powered protoss, and insectoid zerg) encounter each other for the first time. Engage in a legendary conflict that spans worlds over the course of more than 50 campaign missions. Real-time Strategy Restored Once you’ve completed the campaign, go head-to-head or team up with other players online. Command your faction and vie for control of eight unique environments. Build your base, conscript your army, and lead one of StarCraft’s three radically different races to victory. Upgrade Complete Pre-purchase Unlocks: Korhal Command Center, Aiur Nexus, and Char Hive. All players who purchase StarCraft: Remastered will receive digital bonuses in StarCraft II: 3 unique portraits and Alexei Stukov, an infested Co-Op commander who can control a vast army of mixed zerg and terran units.

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StarCraft Remastered Reviews

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IGN

9 / 10.0
T.J. Hafer

StarCraft remains a titan of the genre for a reason. Though its interface lacks some contemporary conveniences, Blizzard has still, to this day, failed to outdo itself in terms of the elegant balance between three highly asymmetrical factions that was achieved in Brood War. Whether you want to revisit the glory days or see a piece of gaming history for the first time, StarCraft Remastered is a trip well worth taking.

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StarCraft Remastered is everything you could expect from a remaster. It is hard and challenging, it requires experience and skills but, above all, it is StarCraft, just as you remembered it. The technical improvements bring a breath of fresh air to a game that continues in top form with almost 20 years of life.

Review in Spanish | Read full review

StarCraft Remastered is the old StarCraft with a new coat of paint. This is what the fans wanted, this is what Blizzard delivered. The core gameplay remains insanely good, but a lot of mechanics and UI limitations show the age of the game, especially if compared to StarCraft II.

Review in Italian | Read full review

Buy it if you're still on the Brood War bandwagon. Try the free, old-school version if you're just curious how deep your nostalgia is for the game.

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Recent News

Blizzard Launching Its First StarCraft Remastered League

Blizzard Launching Its First StarCraft Remastered League

This is the first time Blizzard has launched its own league for StarCraft Remastered.

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