StarCraft Promo Art

Blizzard Entertainment website, 1996

Images originally available at http://blizzard.com/star/star.htm

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    Terran and Protoss forces clash on the surface of an alien world.
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    A team of Protoss Dragoons is spotted moving south.
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    Two Terran transport ships are dispatched to deal with the Dragoons.
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    The Terran transports unload Goliaths to fight the Dragoons.
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    A Goliath strike team of waits to be loaded onto a transport.
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    A Protoss scout surveys the loading platform.
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    A trio of Protoss carriers arrives as the last Goliath is loaded.
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    The Protoss carriers launch Interceptors to try and destroy the transports.
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    Though small, the Interceptors are deadly en masse.
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    Protoss scouts conduct a raid on a Terran mining facility.
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    A Protoss Templar prepared for battle.
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    A Protoss Templar locked in combat with a Zurg.
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    Composite drawing of a Zurg invader.
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    A Terran Space Marine with standard issue assault armor and chain rifle.
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    A Terran utility/scout vehicle.
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    A transport ship prepares to offload its cargo.
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    High Templar Oong, Protoss Historian.
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Blizzard Entertainment website, early 1998

Images originally available at http://www.blizzard.com/star/star.htm and http://www.blizzard.com/star/archives.htm

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    A Zerg colony comes under attack by Protoss Scouts and Interceptors.
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    Terran Wraith fighters defend a fully loaded Dropship.
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    The Protoss warp in their buildings and soldiers from their homeworld.
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    Terran infantry ambush a Protoss patrol.
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    The Terrans have adapted to inhabit any type of world-- unfortunately, so h...
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    A fierce dogfight breaks out over the ruins of a Terran space station.
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    Installation missions provide a unique challenge.
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    The Protoss are the most technologically advanced, but the fewest in numbers.
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    Though officially at peace, the Protoss and Terrans often engage in brush w...
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    Protoss and Terran forces attack a newly formed Zerg colony.
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    A Terran expeditionary force encounters heavy Protoss resistance.
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Blizzard Entertainment website, 2000

Images originally available at http://www.blizzard.com/starcraft/

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    The Protoss hero, Fenix prepares to defend himself
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    A Terran Marine battles his way through a space station
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    A fearsome Zerg Hydralisk prepares for an attack
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    Terran infantry ambush a Protoss patrol
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    A handful of Terran troops tries to hold off a Zerg assault until help arrives
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    The Protoss use their potent psionic abilities to great effect in combat
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    A fierce dogfight breaks out over the ruins of a Terran space station

Computer Games Online Preview, 1997-05-16

Images originally published with the preview of the game on 16 May, 1997 at http://www.cdmag.com/strategy_vault/starcraft_preview_2/article.html

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PC Gamer Online Preview, 1996

Images originally available at: http://www.pcgamer.com/p_star.html (page archived by the Wayback Machine). The exact date of publication of the preview is not indicated, but the Wayback Machine snapshot was made on 22 October 1996.

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Preview, 1997-03-18 (preserved by a third party site)

These images have been retrieved from a fan site (Wayback Machine copy), according to which they had been first published by Blizzard on 18 March 1997. Tentative captions in brackets are based on the April 1997 Wayback Machine snapshot of the Blizzard Entertainment website which does not, however, have any preserved screenshots.

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    (Protoss Scouts and Interceptors attack a Terran convoy)
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    (Protoss and Terran forces fight on a desert world)
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    (Protoss ships conduct a raid on a Terran facility)
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    (A Marine and a Protoss have a close encounter)
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    (A Protoss warrior advances cautiously)
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    (A Terran Goliath assault vehicle)
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    (A Terran Goliath and a Protoss Templar face off against each other)

OGR preview, 1996-09-10

Screenshots published with a preview of the game by the Online Gaming Review (OGR) magazine on 10 September 1996: http://www.ogr.com/previews/starcraft.shtml (page archived by the Wayback Machine). The images are identical to those found at Blizzard's website but in higher quality (no JPEG compression).

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Next Generation Online preview, 1997-05-22

Screenshots published with a preview of the game by the Next Generation Online magazine on 22 May 1996: http://www.next-generation.com/previews2/pc/starcraft2.chtml (page archived by the Wayback Machine).

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    Dogfighting
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    Canyons
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    Repelling attackers
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    Huge mechs
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    River crossing
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    More canyons
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    Infantry render

Blizzard Entertainment website, May 1997

Images originally available at: http://www.blizzard.com/star/star.htm, http://www.blizzard.com/star/terran.htm and http://www.blizzard.com/star/protoss.htm (pages archived by the Wayback Machine). The images were retrieved from third party websites. Captions and original file names are from the Blizzard Entertainment website.

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    Terran Wraith fighters are beaten back by a Protoss carrier.
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    Protoss and Terran forces fight on a desert world.
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    Each species in Starcraft boasts unique units, technologies, and abilities.
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    Protoss Scouts and Interceptors attack a Terran convoy.
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    Protoss ships conduct a raid on a Terran facility.
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    A lone Marine guards a hallway.
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    A pair of Terran Marines investigate a derelict spacecraft.
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    A Terran Goliath assault vehicle.
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    A Protoss warrior advances cautiously.
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    A Terran Goliath and a Protoss Templar face off against each other.
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    A Marine and a Protoss have a close encounter.
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    A Terran Battlecruiser in high orbit
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    A Protoss Dragoon

Blizzard Entertainment website, July 1997

Screenshots originally available at: http://www.blizzard.com/star/star.htm (page archived by the Wayback Machine). These images had been shown at E3 1997, as their file names suggest.

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    Protoss forces assist a Terran attempt to destroy a Zerg colony.
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    Two Marines firing back-to-back in a space station.
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    Terran Marines sneak through cover to disable a Protoss Gateway.

Preview slide show, July 1996

Images originally included with a preview slide show of the game published by Blizzard.

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