StarCraft 2 2016 Year in Review: Epilogue (VII/VII)

  Everyone knew that 2016 would hold big changes for StarCraft2 with the release of the final expansion Legacy of the Void. But I don’t think anyone was expecting all that 2016 had in store for us. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. 2016 proved to be a watershed…

StarCraft 2 2016 Year in Review: Beyond WCS (VI/VII)

While the focus of this Year in Review has been on World Championship Series, it would be an incredible disservice not to mention the astounding work going on in the StarCraft2 community. The overarching narrative in the professional scene this year has been largely doom and gloom, and if you focus solely on Korea in particular…

StarCraft 2 2016 Year in Review: End of an Era (V/VII)

2016 has proven to be as defining a year as any in the history of professional StarCraft 2 competition. Not since the earliest days of the game and the deployment of expansion-packs has the scene altered so drastically. With almost all the major professional tournaments and events wrapped up for the year, it’s time to…

StarCraft 2 2016 Year in Review: Setting the Stage (IV/VII)

2016 has proven to be as defining a year as any in the history of professional StarCraft 2 competition. Not since the earliest days of the game and the deployment of expansion-packs has the scene altered so drastically. With almost all the major professional tournaments and events wrapped up for the year, it’s time to…