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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 http://blizzcon.rayv.com. 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 BlizzCon.com, 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 http://steelseries.com/cataclysm.
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 BlizzCon.com.
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 www.steelseries.com.
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!
15-Oct-2010 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The Blizzard Art gallery has been updated with 3 pieces representing the Warcraft universe. These pieces offer an inside look at the creative process behind building this virtual world.
14-Oct-2010 New Fan Art: Murloc Likes Flowers!
Today we feature some of S. Schulz's artwork with a piece entitled: Murloc Likes Flowers! Even fearsome murloc fighters have their softer sides!

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.
11-Oct-2010 Tenacious D Live Onstage at BlizzCon 2010
We're awestruck to announce that Tenacious D, the greatest band in the history of the world, will take the stage at BlizzCon 2010 to close out two days of epic entertainment!

Although tickets to the convention are sold out, you can still catch all of the panels and events, including Tenacious D's performance, with BlizzCon Virtual Ticket. online or via DIRECTV in the United States. The Virtual Ticket multi-channel Internet stream allows viewers to switch between multiple channels of live HD coverage dedicated to different areas of the show.

Check out the press release to learn more about this soon-to-be legendary rock spectacle!

Parental Advisory: Some content in the Closing Ceremony concert may not be suitable for children
08-Oct-2010 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The Blizzard Art gallery has been updated with 2 pieces representing the StarCraft and Diablo universes as well as 2 new pieces from the Warcraft universe. These pieces offer an inside look at the creative process behind building these virtual worlds.