A South Korean news site, iNews24, published a story in which it claims multiple sources have confirmed that Blizzard will be pulling back the curtain on a high-definition remake of the original StarCraft this September during the Copa Intercontinental, a StarCraft II World Championship event held in Mexico City.
Blizzard has released a statement to say that they have no announcements to make at this time, which doesn't necessarily deny that StarCraft HD is happening or that a reveal is imminent.
iNews24 reports (as translated by Kotaku) that, "multiple sources with knowledge of Blizzard internal plans [have] said that Blizzard will reveal StarCraft HD to the public this September. The StarCraft HD remastered version will retain the original gameplay and is said to have improved graphics resolution and user interface (UI)."
The original StarCraft and its Broodwar expansion have remained consistently among the top played games in Korea, despite being almost two decade old. Not bad for games released in 1998! Take this report with a grain of salt, but the market definitely exists for a remastered update to the beloved RTS classic, so there are few reasons to believe that Blizzard wouldn't be looking to release an HD upgrade in this era of remasters.
What do you think? Would you jump back into classic StarCraft with a new coat of paint?