Players play a god-like role over a cluster of creatures, leading them to develop their economy and prepare them for skirmishes with a neighboring society.
“I can’t think of a cognitive process that’s not involved in StarCraft,” says Mark Blair, a cognitive scientist at Simon Fraser University. “It’s working memory. It’s decision making. It involves very precise motor skills. Everything is important and everything needs to work together.”
There’s a chance that players of Starcraft 2 can learn to be better multi-taskers. Unlike chess, however, those skills aren’t just applicable to the game. You can read more of here.
– Filipe Salgado