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8-bit Starcraft as Seen in 1984

by Travis Harvey | May 20, 2010May 20, 2010 4:54 am PDT

You may have you eyes set on Blizzard’s July 24th worldwide release of Starcraft II but let’s not forget about our 8-bit gaming roots.  According to Owen Dennis, the gameplay footage is from the original game “Starcraft” released back in 1984.  His uncle worked for Activision/Blizzard back in the 80’s and he found it in his uncle’s closet next to an old Colecovision.  Super retro but I can’t imagine playing any Starcraft prior to the RTS Korea hasn’t stopped playing since its release.  If you ever wondered what a Terran nuke looks like it 8-bit glory, you’re prayers have been answered.

[Owen Dennis]


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