By Michael "Mr. Kebabs" Schaap on July 28, 2015

I have been playing Starcraft since the original game was released back in 1998. Nowadays, I still play Starcraft II once in a while, so Iím really looking forward to playing the upcoming Legacy of the Void. When that game releases, I will play the entire storyline all over again, just for the experience. So yes, I am excited to try this prologue!

The events in this prologue, Whispers of Oblivion, take place somewhere between the events of Heart of the Swarm and those of Legacy of the Void and will bridge the gap in the storyline. In The Whispers of Oblivion, youíre playing as Zeratul, a revered Dark Templar mystic. The game consists of three missions; The first two are about building your base, while the last one takes you deeper into the story. Youíll have to unravel the final part of the Xelínaga prophecy. It was really exciting to play this Prologue and now I really canít wait until Legacy of the Void is released! And I'm sure a lot of Starcraft fans will agree with me when I say that March 2016 is just too damn long a wait!

Being a real Blizzard fan, I just love the graphics of this game. The game looks really beautiful and detailed. And, like we're used to from any given Blizzard game, the music and overall sound design is of the highest standard, giving the game the extra dimension it deserves. Somehow, they always know how to deliver a game just like the fans had hoped and expected. I personally think it's really cool that they made this prologue, it helps to get the fan base even more riled up than they already are. And it seems Blizzard has yet again proven this technique to be successful, because now everyone wants to play Legacy of the Void.

Whispers of Oblivion is not a huge game in terms of hours of gameplay. Within two hours you can complete the game on Ďcasualí difficulty. The higher difficulty levels will take a bit more time, but itís well worth the effort. Higher difficulty equals more achievements to collect, achievements that will be added to your game when Legacy of the Void is finally released.

It was really great to play Whispers of Oblivion. It did actually live up to every expectation I had. And, as some of the more perceptive of you might have already guessed, now I really, really want to play Legacy of the Void more than ever!

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July 2015