Harvey Mudd College will host the official release party for the popular video game Starcraft II with JinkTV and Blizzard Entertainment on Monday July 26 from 4 p.m. to 4 a.m. in Galileo Hall. Starcraft II’s release is one of the biggest events of the year in the computer gaming industry.
Top Starcraft players will attend the event including current and former HMC students Kevin Riley ’12, Sean Plott ’08 and Corwin Cole ’07. A live stream of the release party will run on JinkTV’s The Day Daily, an Internet TV channel focusing on content for top competitive PC computer gamers and founded by HMC alumni Eric Burkhart ‘08 and Sean Plott ’08. The event will include console game booths, gamer friendly food and drinks, t-shirts, art, prizes and giveaways.
Watch the entire event broadcast over UStream at www.day9.tv.
About Starcraft and Blizzard Entertainment:
Starcraft is a real time strategy game first released in 1998 by Blizzard Entertainment. It has become one of the most popular and enduring games of all time. Blizzard Entertainment is a Los Angeles based developer and publisher of entertainment software; including World of Warcraft and the Warcraft and Diablo series.
About The Day Daily:
The Day Daily, produced by JinkTV, is currently the most popular venue in the west for watching Starcraft matches and for understanding the underlying strategy of competitive Starcraft play.
About Harvey Mudd College:
Harvey Mudd College is a national leader in undergraduate education in engineering, science and mathematics, with a strong emphasis on humanities and the social sciences. The college’s mission is to produce citizens sensitive to the impact of their work on society. Harvey Mudd College is a member of The Claremont Colleges Consortium, which also includes Claremont Graduate University, Claremont McKenna College, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Science, Pitzer College, Pomona College and Scripps College.