News Archive

June 2010

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15-Jun-2010 Join the Dominion 50% Unlocked

The Join the Dominion war efforts are paying off and the progress bar has reached 50%! Your hard work has released the first of two videos recapping the story of the original StarCraft. Every 5% gain unlocks new unique content, and the second half of the video series will be unlocked when the progress bar reaches 75%, so keep contributing! Read the FAQ to learn how you can help advance the progress bar.

Go to the Join the Dominion site to view the new lore bridge video as well as all the previously unlocked content. Don't forget to also check out the submissions gallery and keep those posters coming!

15-Jun-2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Peripherals From Razer

Razer has created a set of high-quality StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty-themed gaming peripherals, and you can get a first look at them now at Razer's site. The Razer Spectre StarCraft II Gaming Mouse, the Razer Marauder StarCraft II Gaming Keyboard, and the Razer Banshee StarCraft II Gaming Headset are each designed specifically for the game, with a look and feel straight from the StarCraft universe and an active full-colored lighting system. You can get more information and pre-order the StarCraft II gaming peripherals right now at www.razerzone.com/sc2.

15-Jun-2010 New StarCraft Fan Art

The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 3 new pieces of fan artwork set within the StarCraft universe.

11-Jun-2010 New StarCraft II Footage Debuted During NBA Finals

On Thursday, June 10, a new StarCraft II TV spot featuring never-before-seen cinematic footage aired during the second quarter of game four of the NBA Finals between the Celtics and Lakers. The thirty-second spot featured voice-overs from two iconic characters in StarCraft II, and was cut from the pre-rendered cinematic sequences found throughout the game. Check it out over at our YouTube channel!

11-Jun-2010 Murlocs Captured on New Oversized Mug

The next oversized mug in Taverncraft's World of Warcraft Epic Collection series will feature Azeroth's favorite watery creature, the murlocs. The new stoneware mug, appropriately entitled RAWGRLRLRLRRLGLRL!!!, depicts an aggressive tribe of murlocs including Winterfin Oracle, Bluefin Murloc, and Murloc Tidehunter, and is topped with an exclusive murloc-themed solid pewter lid. RAWGRLRLRLRRLGLRL!!! is expected to ship this August, and is available for pre-order at http://wowsteins.com.

11-Jun-2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces.
09-Jun-2010 Coming to BlizzCon? Join the Network!
We've put together a classy assortment of events pages on Facebook to support players who Like our Blizzard, StarCraft, Warcraft, and Diablo pages. Let folks know you're coming to BlizzCon this year by checking in at the BlizzCon 2010, BlizzCon 2010 - Diablo Community, BlizzCon 2010 - Warcraft Community, or BlizzCon 2010 - StarCraft Community events pages. We have great things in store for you this year, but nothing beats the opportunity you'll have to connect with your fellow players. See you at the show!
09-Jun-2010 New Fan Art: Lurking Orc!
Today we feature some of Donaire's artwork with a piece entitled: Lurking Orc! Check out this photo-realistic orc standing in the midst of a wooded grove.

We're always looking for new fan art and if you're an artist, you can submit your work to us here. We update the Gallery regularly and encourage you to check regularly to see what new and talented submissions are on display.
09-Jun-2010 Access the Auction House From (Just About) Anywhere
So you're wondering how your auction for that rare blacksmithing pattern is going, but the game isn't installed on any computers around you. Well, starting right now, you can view the World of Warcraft Auction House from just about anywhere where you have an Internet connection, via the Armory website, the Mobile Armory app for iPhone and iPod touch, or the new Remote Auction House app for Android™. We're pleased to announce that with the new Auction House section of the Armory, World of Warcraft players are now able to browse their characters’ local Auction Houses with the same search functionality available in the game, as well as see the real-time status of each of their current bids and auctions.

In addition, with a paid subscription to the new World of Warcraft Remote service, also launched today, you’ll be able to use the Armory website or mobile app to:
  • Post items for sale from your character’s bag, bank, or mailbox on your faction’s Auction House or the realm’s cross-faction Auction House.
  • Place bids or make buyout purchases on the Auction House.
  • Collect the gold earned from a successful auction or reclaim the gold from an unsuccessful bid.
For more information about the new Armory Auction House functionality and the subscription-based World of Warcraft Remote service, check out the Web Auction House FAQ and World of Warcraft Remote FAQ.

To download the free Mobile Armory app for iPhone and iPod touch, click here. To download the free Remote Auction House app for Android, search for the "Remote Auction House" in the Android Market on your phone. To subscribe to World of Warcraft Remote, visit Account Management.

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