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21-Jul-2010 Blizzard at gamescom 2010 in Cologne

We're pleased to announce that Blizzard Entertainment will be at gamescom 2010 next month. Visitors to the Blizzard Entertainment booth, located in Halle 6, B21 & B31, will have the opportunity to play our upcoming games and hear our latest news and information.

From Thursday 19 until Sunday 22 August, gamescom in Cologne, Germany will be open to the public. Find out more about the show and how to get there at www.gamescom-cologne.com.

19-Jul-2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Digital Sales Available July 27

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty warps into stores on July 27, but if there are no vendors within your psionic matrix, you will also be able to purchase StarCraft II via digital download on July 27. Players planning to purchase the game digitally can cut down their waiting time by downloading the game client in advance, so all you’ll need to do on July 27 is install, activate, and play. Click here to learn more.

19-Jul-2010 Blizzard Activities at the StarCraft II Midnight Openings

The StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty launch is in just a week! We are pleased to announce the activities that attendees will be able to enjoy at the official midnight openings taking place across Europe on the big night.

By visiting the official midnight openings page and selecting the city nearest to you, you will be able to find out about the particular activities that will take place there, and much more besides, including which Blizzard developer will be there to sign your copies when midnight comes.

19-Jul-2010 FigurePrints Summer Sale and Expanded Armor Sets

If you've been considering getting a custom statue of your World of Warcraft character, now is the perfect time; FigurePrints has just announced that from now through August 31, all orders are 10% off. In addition, the available armor sets now include all tiers through tier 10 as well as all Arena sets. Visit FigurePrints.com for more information or to place an order.

19-Jul-2010 Win Fantastic Prizes at the StarCraft II Midnight Openings!

We are pleased to announce that by attending the StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty midnight openings across Europe you will have the chance to win prizes, thanks to our official partners.

BradyGames, Future Publishing, J!NX, NVIDIA, Panini, Razer, and SteelSeries are organizing contests to offer great prizes at the official midnight openings on the night of July 26-27, so don’t miss this opportunity to grab some epic loot in addition to being among the first to get a copy of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty!

In addition, you have the chance to win a trip to BlizzCon 2010! In the 5 official midnight openings in Europe, 5 lucky winners from each event will then be entered into a prize draw (with the winners from other European launch events) to win this fantastic prize! This trip to BlizzCon 2010 includes flight, transportation, hotel accommodation and tickets (with an estimated value of 4000€)

Head over to the dedicated website to find the location of your nearest midnight opening.

16-Jul-2010 Highlights at the 2010 European Warcraft Invitational

On the 7th and 8th of August, the top European players will battle against each other in Warcraft III and World of Warcraft Arena on-stage at the venue in Cologne, Germany. In addition to the tournaments, visitors will have the chance to get their hands on StarCraft II and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm in our dedicated gaming areas, will be able to participate in various contests, and much more.

Head over to our new preview page for the 2010 European Warcraft Invitational and take a moment to check out the videos from last year’s Regional Finals.

15-Jul-2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces.
15-Jul-2010 StarCraft II Midnight Openings Across Europe
Reports of zerg activity have been coming in from all across the world, and we need you to fend off the swarm that’s set to arrive this summer with the launch of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. Retailers across Europe are hosting special midnight store openings to celebrate the release, and will start selling the game at midnight on July 26/27. Be among the first to get your hands on the Collector’s Edition of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty!

In addition, Blizzard Entertainment developers will be on hand to sign copies and meet players at several locations throughout Europe: Paris, London, Stockholm, Berlin, and Moscow. To get all the information about the StarCraft II midnight openings, a dedicated page has been opened which you can access here.

Don’t forget you can pre-order StarCraft II now on our pre-order page.
09-Jul-2010 StarCraft II: Hyperion Preview
For our latest preview, we’ve climbed aboard the Hyperion to give you a sneak peak at some of the features that will be available within the single-player campaign for StarCraft II: The Wings of Liberty. Come aboard and learn more about Mercenaries, the Armory, and the Laboratory here.
07-Jul-2010 New Fan Art: Acherus!
Today we feature some of Oakram's artwork with a piece entitled: Acherus! This mighty Death Knight and his minions are well prepared for the next battle!

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.