Posts Tagged ‘StarCraft II

01
Jan
11

Staff picks of 2010 — part two

staff picks two - playwisegaming.comIn order to celebrate this year in gaming, playWISE will be featuring several articles in the next few weeks detailing the most memorable games of the year. So far we’ve talked about both our biggest disappointments and the best hidden gems of 2010.

Here’s the final round of staff picks for best games of 2010. If you missed the first one, you can find it here.

Check back on Tuesday Jan. 4 for our most anticipated titles of 2011.


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13
Nov
10

Sophomore claims victory at UF StarCraft II LAN

StarCraft II LAN
As shafts of light from the setting sun began to creep into room 110 of Rinker Hall on Nov. 6, 35 students were clashing for dominance on the alien battlefields of StarCraft II.

The event was Gator Gaming’s first member-organized LAN, which president Kyle Kirwin saw as more than a singular event but rather a new direction for the club.

“We expected it to be pretty high quality, and it has been,” Kirwan said. “We’ll definitely plan more things like this in the future — it’s kind of what we want the club to evolve into.”

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30
Oct
10

Gator Gaming to hold videogame tournament on Nov. 19

Dust off your keyboards, brush up on your hotkeys and grab your game pads — it’s time for another round of videogame tournaments at the University of Florida. Gator Gaming, UF’s largest gaming club, is holding their next tournament, GatorLAN Winter, on Nov. 19 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom from 4 p.m. to midnight, and it’s free to enter.

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26
Oct
10

UF vs. Waterloo in C StarLeague match

The University of Florida’s StarCraft II team faced off against the University of Waterloo in their first C StarLeague match of the season. Watch the slideshow presentation below to discover who claims victory and who faces defeat.

16
Oct
10

Player Spotlight: Fangzhou Hou

This is the first in a series of articles aimed at spotlighting Gainesville gaming talent, and the University of Florida’s very own Fangzhou Hou is the first to take the stage. Watch the video to see Hou in action, and click the link to read more  about his gaming talents.

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09
Oct
10

StarCraft class at UF

StarCraft II

At the University of Florida, honors students can now pick up two credits to get one step closer to graduation by playing “StarCraft.”

Nate Poling, an instructor for UF’s College of Education, said he designed the online course, 21st century skills in “StarCraft,” to use the game as a tool to facilitate learning in a way that no traditional classroom could.

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