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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.
08-Oct-2010 World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Video and Art Contests
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm looms on the horizon, and with it come unimaginable calamities that will shatter the very surface of Azeroth. To prove that it's not all doom and gloom, we're proud to announce a couple of contests that are sure to brighten things up. If video is your weapon of choice or you're a talented machinima artist, then our Cataclysm YouTube Video Contest might be your path to glory. If those newfangled moving pictures aren't your thing, you can still dazzle, inform, and amuse by entering a memorable image in the Cataclysm Print Ad Contest. Good luck!
07-Oct-2010 World of Warcraft Reaches 12 Million Players!
Today we announced that World of Warcraft has passed another major milestone and now hosts more than 12 million current subscribers around the globe. Check out the press release for the full announcement, and thank you to all of our players for making this possible -- we're grateful for all of the support and enthusiasm you've shown over the years, and look forward to continuing to provide you with great entertainment experiences for a long time to come.
05-Oct-2010 New Fan Art: Doysaka!
Today we feature some of Tatsel's artwork with a piece entitled: Doysaka! Watch as this Forsaken rains fire down on her enemies!

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.