Easily one of our 10 upcoming games that you can play all year longStarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm has had all of the real-time strategy fiends checking their calendars for release day for months now.

This morning Blizzard has released the opening cinematic for the game, and no joke, we've watched this thing like a dozen times already. Blizzard invited all players who had pre-purchased the expansion before December 18 to join the ongoing closed beta as of last month. Now the rest of us can get in on the action.

Watch this opening and tell us this doesn't look overwhelmingly bad-ass. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm is set to drop March 12. All of the zerglings are ready for you. Watch and let us know what you think.