BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES STARCRAFT
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From the makers of the best-selling Warcraft series comes the next level in real-time
strategy games as players journey into the reaches of space and the realms of
LONDON, UK, April 14, 1996 -- At the European Computer Trade Show
starting today, Blizzard Entertainment announced Starcraft, a futuristic real-time
strategy game. Players journey into the reaches of space to restore order to
a galaxy on the brink interstellar warfare. The game is expected to be available
this winter in Windows 95 format.
In Starcraft, the delicate balance between powers begins to unravel as alien
invaders from beyond the Galactic Rim threaten to destroy all of known space
in their quest for supremacy. As commander of one of three species vying for
sovereignty, players undertake a series of strategic military missions while
defending planets and constellations, employing advanced technology and controlling
reserves of finite resources.
Says Allen Adham, president and founder of Blizzard Enertainment, "We are
drawn to the intense game play offered in the real-time strategy genre -- as
demonstrated by our dedication and passion for the Warcraft series. With
Starcraft, we have the opportunity to continue our tradition of offering highly
addictive and exciting real-time games, while creating new worlds, experiences
Key features in Starcraft will include:
Three intergalactic species boasting unique units, technologies, attributes and
Starcraft is expected to be available by this winter in Windows 95 CD-ROM format
at most computer and software retail chains nationwide for approximately
$50. The game will also be available through Blizzard at (800)-953-SNOW.
Blizzard Entertainment is a premier publisher of next-generation entertainment
software. The company's blockbuster hits Warcraft and Warcraft II have
earned top industry honors including Game of the Year and Best Multiplayer
Game, as well as high ratings and rave reviews from numerous gaming magazines.
Soon to be released titles include Diablo, a role-playing game, and Pax
Imperia 2, a galactic empire simulator. Blizzard is a division of Davidson &
Associates, Inc., a leading multimedia studio for educational and
Evolving storyline that unfolds as players experience the game from each of the
three species' perspective.
Multiplayer option that supports as many as eight players via modem, network,
direct link and the Internet.
SVGA enhanced graphics with rich three-dimensional rendered scenes.
Unique spawning technology that allows head-to-head play by installing multiple
copies from the original CD-ROM.
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