We gave resident StarCraft expert and AusGamers user, Hogfather, access to the AusGamers StarCraft II beta to run the anticipated RTS through its paces, and while the beta itself is clearly focused only on multiplayer and BattleNet 2.0 lite usage, it still gives a very good indication of the potential for the game's longevity and just how far Blizzard have come with the franchise, or if they've stuck to their roots.
This is a nice and in-depth piece for those of you out there wanting desperately to know the SCII skinny, which Hogfather serves up for you nicely.
Click here for the full hands-on
. If you're after a single-player look, check out Dan's hands-on preview from late last year right here