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LEAKED: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Ending

By now we've all gotten over the excitement that came with the much-anticipated StarCraft sequel, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. Still, thanks to Blizzard's decision to split the StarCraft sequel into several parts, we still have a couple of chapters left to look forward to.

Unfortunately, it seems the ending of the second chapter, Heart of the Swarm, has already been leaked. Last night, a video showing four unrefined minutes of what purports to be Heart of the Swarm's ending found its way onto the internet. It has since been pulled from YouTube and Vimeo (citing copyright infringement), which lends a little weight to its authenticity, but lucky for us, a kind soul has re-uploaded it to YouTube.

I won't ruin the ending for you guys (I took a hit for the team in the name of research – you're welcome), but if you're interested in seeing it you can check it out below. Just be warned that it is nowhere near polished. You'll notice what look like unfinished storyboard images and a distinct lack of lip-syncing, but other than that, it's kind of awesome.

This video likely won't be up for long, so if it disappears, click through to Kotaku and watch it there.

  • micr0be
    this is gona bug me until i watch it.
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  • arfrxz
    So zerg is gonna be ally with human after all. Heh my 2 cents.
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  • LORD_ORION
    I have no regrets watching it :)
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  • frozenlead
    Score at 2:02 is from the Transformers movies.
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  • dstigue
    Thought she was human after the last one. But maybe this is before the ending of Wings?
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  • Ragnar-Kon
    Is it just me, or does that music sound strangely like the Jablonsky's music for the Transformers movies?

    That kind of leads me to believe it is nothing more than a well-done fake. But then again, maybe they are just using the Transformer's soundtrack temporarily until they get their own music. I can definitely see that as being possible, since this video was never meant to be leaked.
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  • TheDuke
    9262048 said:
    Thought she was human after the last one. But maybe this is before the ending of Wings?

    well in it they kill Arcturus and the zerg are set free so probably at some point in HoTW Kerrigan goes Queen of blades again
    it's quite cheesy even compared to starcraft standards. "this is justice" rofl

    9262053 said:
    Is it just me, or does that music sound strangely like the Jablonsky's music for the Transformers movies?

    That kind of leads me to believe it is nothing more than a well-done fake. But then again, maybe they are just using the Transformer's soundtrack temporarily until they get their own music. I can definitely see that as being possible, since this video was never meant to be leaked.

    it's most likely just a placeholder like the voice acting
    Blizzard has been sending cease and desist orders to websites hosting it so it gives it some credence but i'm still not sure if i can believe this.
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  • zorky9
    Agree - dialogue's a bit cheesy as it stands..
    If this is real, will the Zergs be a non-factor in the 3rd installment?
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  • vexos
    It IS in fact music from Transformers. And yea, no regrets watching it (they may change it a billion times though).
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  • robochump
    I wonder which intern is gonna get fired for the leak? lol.
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