First Three Blizzard-designed StarCraft 2 Custom Games Go Live

Posted on January 26, 2011

Three new Blizzard-created StarCraft 2 game modes are now available for beta testing on Battle.net. Called Aiur Chef, StarJeweled, and Left 2 Die, respectively, the new game modes can be found by navigating to the custom game area after logging into StarCraft 2. The new modes are all in beta status, and, per the usual, Blizzard is soliciting feedback from the community.

Aiur Chef (inspired by TV show Iron Chef) is a “Free For All” collection/cooking game mode for up to 8 players. StarJeweled is strategy/puzzle mash-up that blends StarCraft with Bejeweled-like, match-three gameplay for up to four play…

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StarCraft II Custom Games — Blizzard Offers Four New Game Modes

Posted on October 23, 2010

Today at BlizzCon, the creative folks behind many of your favorite StarCraft II levels and maps announced a few new custom-created modes developed entirely with the game’s editor. These new game modes included:

StarCraft II Custom Games -- Blizzard Offers Four New Game Modes

Left 2 Die

A clever play on Left 4 Dead, this similarly titled mode adds the one thing to StarCraft that you’ve no doubt always wanted: zombies. Co-op is key here as you try to survive during both day and night cycles. Destroying super zombies or infested structures will earn you Zerg Biomass which’ll aid in beefing up your character’s arsenal. With a full intro cinematic, this mode will feature a full-on story and four difficulty levels.

StarCraft II Custom Games -- Blizzard Offers Four New Game Modes

Aiur Chef

A spin on the Iron Chef phenomenon, you’ll be tasked — cute little chef’s hat, metal pan and all — with tracking down the necessary ingredients for a given recipe. The only catch? Those ingredients are currently in the possession of enemy forces. So set out into the world, battle the baddies, and return with the delicious spoils required to feed your troops!

StarCraft II Custom Games -- Blizzard Offers Four New Game Modes

Starjeweled

A cross between Bejeweled and StarCraft, Starjeweled will task players with manipulating a typical Bejeweled board by battling opponents in the usual RTS fashion. Casual gaming meets hardcore RTS warfare.

StarCraft II Custom Games -- Blizzard Offers Four New Game Modes

Blizzard DOTA

A StarCraft version of the well regarded WarCraft mod, Blizzard DOTA features 5-on-5 PvP with 12 classes based upon classic Blizzard heroes. With tons of items and upgrades, you’ll have to power up your character to defeat your enemies and control their base.

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Hands-On: Blizzard DotA, Left 2 Die, Starjeweled & Aiur Chef

Posted on October 23, 2010

Blizzard’s homages to Defense of the Ancients, Left 4 Dead and Bejeweled are playable, fun, and (best of all) free.

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