- Novelization First: Starcraft: Ghost had a prequel novelization called "Nova", which was released in 2006, and was supposed to come out simultaneously with the game. The proper novelization called "Spectres" didn't come out until early 2011. And both are apparently canon, given the events of Nova's cameo.
- Trope Namer: The StarCraft series is the Trope Namer for:
- Vaporware: Starcraft: Ghost.