Late yesterday, Blizzard put up a teaser page on its
There's been widespread speculation in the last week about what game Blizzard will announce, and some interpret certain elements of the teaser countdown page as signs that the game will be set in the Starcraft universe. At different parts of every minute, the time on the page flashes, which may be a code in which the number of seconds elapsed at the time of the flash corresponds to a letter in the alphabet. Some fans who have carefully tracked the timer's enigmatic flashing claim that it represents a number of coded messages, including a line uttered by Starcraft's Terran Ghost: "Somebody call for an exterminator?" The ghostly background image on the page appears to be a character holding a gun.
In any case, with just a few hours to go before the TGS announcement, we'll know the full story soon enough. GameSpot is in Tokyo to cover TGS, which runs through Sunday, September 22.