Over the weekend, Blizzard AU gave us details on the local launch plans for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - their much anticipated sci-fi RTS, due to release here on July 27.
Given the game's stature though, there'll be a midnight launch happening in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland with Brisbane (King George Square, opposite EB Games’ Albert Street store) holding the torch as the main place to be. Here's a run down:
Entertainment will start from 9:30pm, July 26th and include:
Come prepared for the occasion, as there will be thousands of dollars worth of prizes to be won, including gear from AMD, Razer, SteelSeries and lots of official Blizzard merchandise.
- StarCraft Trivia contest: Test your knowledge of the StarCraft universe
- StarCraft Sound-a-like contest: Give your best StarCraft unit impressions - is your Battlecruiser operational?
- Live Developer Q&A with StarCraft II Producer Kaeo Milker
- StarCraft Cosplay contest: Come dressed as your favourite StarCraft characters
You can check out more details by clicking here
, but it could be time to get your Zerg costume out of the closet. AusGamers plans to be on-hand in Brisbane for the event as well, so stay tuned for any updates that come our way ahead of July 26.