Last year at BlizzCon, Blizzard promised four new official Starcraft 2 mods and yesterday they released three out of the four, which ain’t bad. The only one that didn’t get released was Blizzard Dota, probably the most anticipated of the four, and there’s no indication of a release date. But for the other three…
Aiur Chef (pictured) is a competitive eight-player game that rewards players with points depending the complexity of the recipes they manage to concoct out of ingredients they scavenge from around the map. The ultimate achievement for the mod is called (sigh) Executor Chef.
StarJeweled is Bejeweled, except that instead of points, matching gems gives you energy to create units that rush your opponent’s base.
Left 2 Die is a cooperative version of Wings of Liberty’s Outbreak mission, where you train units during the day to survive waves of zergified Terrans and assorted other gross biologicals during the night. New enemies like the Kaboomer and Stank will bust through your defenses like infested marines could only dream of, so you’ll have to take advantage of the new research options to harden your base up.