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Basic Information
Video Game
Blizzard Entertainment
Blizzard Entertainment
Real-time Strategy
CD-ROMDigital Download
Microsoft Windows and Mac OS
Retail Features
This title has been rated T by the ESRB
Play Information
Retail Minimum Specifications
Operating System(s)
Microsoft Windows Windows 95 Mac OS System 7.6
Microsoft Windows Intel-logo.svg Pentium 90 MHz
16 MiB
Microsoft Windows SVGA-compatible
Mac OS 256 colors
Mac OS 640 × 480
Microsoft Windows DirectX-compatible
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows and Mac OS
April 1998
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A popular RTS created by Blizzard Entertainment and released in April 1998. StarCraft has similarities to an earlier game developed by Blizzard Entertainment, Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness. StarCraft is still playable online over Blizzard's free gaming service, Battle.net. This video game was also ported to the Nintendo 64 as StarCraft 64.

Factions[edit | edit source]

Terran[edit | edit source]

See Terran (StarCraft) for Details

The Terrans are humans who were exiled from Earth. Terrans are good at both adapting to a situation and manipulating technology.

Zerg[edit | edit source]

See Zerg for Details

Created by the Xel'Naga from insignificant critters, the Zerg are now expert killers, and experts at making use of whatever resources are available.

Protoss[edit | edit source]

See Protoss for Details

Also created by the Xel'Naga. These beings, created long ago to be perfect in form, have mastered technology, but are oftentimes stubborn, unwilling to change even when it's a necessity.

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