Blizzard is going to make a killing regardless of when they release the game. They probably wouldn't even give us release dates if it wasn't good marketing. I'm glad they're concerned with the quality of their game, especially the multilayer component. But any date they throw out is likely to be just as accurate as my horoscope.
But seriously, who didn't see this one coming?
Total Annihilation needs a reboot desperately. And I don't mean any of that Supreme Commander BS, I mean Total Annihilation, the way it was meant to be, with the original IP. Honestly, just update the graphics and physics of the old game to take advantage of new hardware, take the time to make an actual story, and it'll outsell any *siege Gas Powered has made.