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02-Apr-2010 Poll: To block your base or not to block your base?

Wars are won and lost on decisions made and the tactics deployed. Battle plans can change and the varied environments can be used to the advantage of both sides. One favoured and highly successful use of the terrain is performed by exploiting choke points -- filling up those bottlenecks with either organic fodder or durable constructions can not only hinder an enemies progression into your base, but at times also offer enough brute force to kill an entire army in its tracks. In this week's poll we ask you a little about your defensive strategies. Are you the type to barrier your base, or do you focus more on the offensive side of warfare?

02-Apr-2010 Poll: Placement matches after the reset?

For those lucky Beta participants we have a poll just for you guys! As you're no doubt aware, there was a ladder reset last week. We're positive you've been going through your placement matches once more, so we're asking you how your placement matches went!

01-Apr-2010 Introducing the new Battle.net Matchmaking

For over a decade, Battle.net has connected players from around the world. With its upcoming overhaul, the service will take this capability to the next level with the introduction of its brand-new matchmaking functionality.

In our heart of hearts, what we are really looking for in another person is a connection that's deep, meaningful, and true; we are all looking for our perfect match. Find out now how Battle.net's new and improved matchmaking service will help you find someone to pwn noobs with on our Battle.net matchmaking website and make sure to watch the new service's introduction video.

01-Apr-2010 Sneak Peek: Blackthorne 2 & Queen's Quest
Prepare to experience a pair of epic new adventures that focus on the exploits of two very different characters.

Blackthorne 2: Thorne Harder - Guide Kyle Blackthorne on an epic quest to save Earth from almost certain destruction in this long-awaited sequel.
Queen's Quest - Using a revolutionary new "natural language interface," Queen's Quest will challenge you like no game has ever before.

01-Apr-2010 New Diablo III Merchandise

They say all good things come in threes; with that in mind, we're excited to announce three new pieces of Diablo III merchandise that are sure to be on every Diablo player's wish list.

Deckard Cain X-Treme Gamer Blanket: Optimize your body temperature for maximum performance and game in style with this fashionable Diablo-themed garment.
Diablo III Body Pillows: Enjoy the most epic sleeping experience ever with our line of body pillows.
Deckard Cain GPS Voice Pack: Transmute your commute into pure navigational bliss with the help of Deckard Cain.

01-Apr-2010 Battle.net Neural Interface Available Now

After years of research, we are now able to unveil the next generation of gaming peripherals: the Battle.net Neural Interface! Designed to help you experience Azeroth from a whole new perspective, the Battle.net Neural Interface provides a revolutionary full-sensory virtual gaming experience and protects your head from light impacts*.

Check out the new Battle.net Neural Interface now!

*Device does not provide any actual impact protection.

26-Mar-2010 StarCraft II website now in Polish

We’re pleased to announce that the StarCraft II website has been fully localised in Polish and is now available at http://eu.starcraft2.com. We encourage all our Polish gamers to check out the content that includes unit descriptions, short stories and latest news.

25-Mar-2010 BlizzCon 2010 Announced!

If you've been holding your breath waiting to find out when and where the next BlizzCon would be held, then... you've probably passed out by now. But if you've just been patiently watching for an announcement, then we've got good news for you: BlizzCon will be returning to the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, October 22 through Saturday, October 23! Just as in years past, BlizzCon 2010 will feature an exciting mix of discussion panels, tournaments, hands-on gameplay, contests, and much more. Check out the announcement press release, and keep an eye on http://eu.blizzard.com/blizzcon/ in the months ahead for further details, including ticketing information.

25-Mar-2010 World of Warcraft Trading Card Game Update

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with Cryptozoic Entertainment for the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game. Cryptozoic is slated to release the Wrathgate booster set in May, followed by the Class Decks in June. To learn more, visit Cryptozoic’s website.

25-Mar-2010 Blizzard Goes To Sci-Fi-London!

We’re pleased to announce that Blizzard Entertainment will be the official games sponsor for this year’s SCI-FI-LONDON event, the UK’s premier science-fiction and fantastic film festival which will run from 28th April – 3rd May 2010 at the Apollo cinema Piccadilly Circus in London, UK.

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will be showcased throughout the event, and festival-goers will have the opportunity to show off their skills with the Beta version of the game.

You can find out more about Sci-Fi-London at http://www.sci-fi-london.com/. See you there!