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27-Oct-2010 Blizzard Is Recruiting!
In preparation for the launch of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Blizzard Entertainment is recruiting talented people to join our growing team of Customer Service Representatives in our offices in Cork, Ireland and Vélizy, France. We offer help to players in various languages including English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian and Polish. The right candidates will receive a competitive salary, a range of benefits, career growth opportunities and assistance with relocation. Check out our job vacancies and see if you’ve got what it takes to join Blizzard Entertainment.

To see available positions in Vélizy, France click here.
To see available positions in Cork, Ireland click here.
26-Oct-2010 Now Available: World of Warcraft Faction Towels!
We have just released the ultimate in gamer gear: new World of Warcraft faction towels! Emblazoned with the crests of the Horde or the Alliance, these 100% cotton beach-sized towels provide excellent defense against sand and water. These epic towels have been Thrall-tested and Varian-approved so head on over to the Online Store and get yours today!
23-Oct-2010 Diablo III: Enter the Demon Hunter
During the opening ceremony of BlizzCon 2010, players got a first look at the fifth and final character class for Diablo III: the lithe and deadly demon hunter! Armed with twin crossbows, an arsenal of deadly contraptions, and an unquenchable thirst for vengeance against the legions of the Burning Hells, the demon hunter strikes quickly and excels at hit-and-run tactics.

Head to our new demon hunter page to watch the intro cinematic, see some of her moves in action, and read about her quest to purge evil from Sanctuary.
23-Oct-2010 Diablo III: PvP Details Revealed
After you’ve slaked your thirst for demon-slaying, it’s always good to unwind with some good ol’ fashioned player-vs.-player combat. In Diablo III, heroes will be able to enter the arenas of Sanctuary to engage in team battles, earn points in matches on, and otherwise prove their PvP prowess. Learn more about the plans unveiled at this year’s BlizzCon on our new Diablo III PvP page.
22-Oct-2010 BlizzCon - Free Live Streams
Hey, have you heard? BlizzCon 2010 begins tomorrow! You’ll be able to watch the opening ceremony and the action on the World of Warcraft and RTS tournament stages streaming for free at The opening ceremony is scheduled to begin on Friday at 11 a.m. Pacific, and tournaments run throughout both days of the show -- check out the BlizzCon schedule for details.

If you’re interested in watching these in high def and accessing over 50 hours of BlizzCon coverage, including developer panels, the costume contest, the closing concert with Tenacious D, and more, you can still purchase a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, which also includes this year’s World of Warcraft pet and StarCraft II in-game items. We’ll also be updating, our Twitter feeds, and our Facebook pages with news, photos, and more from the show, so we’ve got you covered pretty much anywhere you go. See you at BlizzCon!
21-Oct-2010 Cataclysm Licensed Peripherals Revealed
As we gear up for BlizzCon's doors to open tomorrow, SteelSeries has unveiled a new line of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm licensed gaming peripherals that will be on display in their booth on the show floor. The set starts with the Cataclysm MMO Gaming Mouse, which features a 14-button layout, custom macro functionality, character-specific profiles, and more. Three new designs for the popular QcK line of mouse pads will also be available, showing Deathwing the Destroyer and the new worgen and goblin races. Finally, a Cataclysm-specific keyset for the SteelSeries Shift gaming keyboard rounds out the line of peripherals, and will be available on its own or in a bundle with the Shift base and standard QWERTY keyset. For more information on all of these products, head over to
19-Oct-2010 BlizzCon 2010 Begins This Week
Are you ready for BlizzCon 2010? Blizzard Entertainment's two-day gaming festival begins this Friday, October 22, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The sold-out show features developer discussion panels, top-tier tournament competition, the popular costume and dance contests hosted by Jay Mohr, an epic closing concert starring Tenacious D, and much more.

You can still join us from home by purchasing a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, featuring more than 50 hours of live HD coverage as well as the exclusive BlizzCon 2010 World of Warcraft pet and StarCraft II in-game items. The Virtual Ticket is available globally via Internet stream and also through DIRECTV in the U.S.. For more information, read our recent press release or visit
18-Oct-2010 Official Cataclysm Cinematic Trailer Revealed
The official World of Warcraft: Cataclysm cinematic trailer is now available. With a seething hatred for the established order of the kingdoms of Azeroth, Deathwing is set to shatter the world in a destructive return from the Elemental Plane. Pain and agony are his tools as he prepares to watch Azeroth burn and quake. On December 7 players will have the opportunity to explore a world forever changed in the wake of his cataclysmic return. This is the way the world ends, and it's most certainly with a bang.
18-Oct-2010 World of Warcraft: Cataclysm MMO Gaming Mouse Unveiled
SteelSeries just announced the new World of Warcraft: Cataclysm MMO Gaming Mouse, a 14-button mouse featuring an exterior that evokes the armored plating of Deathwing the Destroyer. This highly customizable mouse offers advanced software functionality, the ability to assign macros from directly within World of Warcraft, multiple illumination options, the ability to save 10 character-linked profiles in software and 1 profile within the mouse, and more. The Cataclysm MMO Gaming Mouse will be previewed at the SteelSeries booth during BlizzCon and will be available in stores in December. For more information, visit
15-Oct-2010 Cataclysm TV Spot Debuts 20/10 on ITV1!
On Wednesday, October 20, viewers in the United Kingdom will be able to catch our latest made-for-TV advertisement immediately following the Champions League match between Tottenham and Inter Milan on ITV1. Set your alarms for the 21:30 (UK time) ad break to see this new cataclysmic ad featuring the cinematic footage from World of Warcraft: Cataclysm!