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10-Dec-2009 Intel Extreme Masters American Finals

On December 11-13, the Intel Extreme Masters Continental Finals will feature the top eight World of Warcraft teams from America duking it out for $15,000 cash in Edmonton, Canada.

After two grueling qualification stages, only the most ambitious of combatants remain. The lineup will feature: compLexity, Fnatic.WoW, CheckSix Gaming, SK Gaming USA, Evil Geniuses, Loaded.Wow, and two teams yet to be determined. See who will emerge victorious and claim the coveted prizes.

You can find all of the details for the event, including a more in-depth look at the teams and how to watch the stream here.

09-Dec-2009 Fall of the Lich King Now Live!

Fall of the Lich King, the latest World of Warcraft content update, is now live! The heroes of the Horde and the Alliance have faced unimaginable horrors and suffered terrible losses in their desperate struggle against the Scourge. Now the time has come to break through the fortified gates of Icecrown Citadel and confront the Lich King in the frozen heart of his domain. Check out the trailer now, or check out our Fall of the Lich King page or official patch notes for more information.

07-Dec-2009 EPIC Frostmourne Box Set

Looking for the perfect gift for an epic holiday season? Then look no further than this limited-edition, gift-box set, available exclusively from Blizzard Europe's Online Store. As winter sets in, this Frostmourne insulated mug and key chain set will prepare you for the chilly days ahead. The treasure encased in this dark, sturdy box will keep your hot drinks hot, cold drinks cold and provide you with a wicked Frostmourne keychain to hold your Blizzard Authenticator securely and stylishly. Get the Frostmourne Set now, only at Blizzard Europe's Online Store.

07-Dec-2009 DreamHack 2009 Recap!

From the 26th to the 29th of November, the city of Jönköping in Sweden opened its arms to the world's largest LAN party – DreamHack Winter! Thousands of gamers poured through the doors to sample DreamHack's many attractions, including the Blizzard booth. Visitors to our booth were able to sample not only the forthcoming World of Warcraft: Cataclysm expansion, but also the highly anticipated StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.

Check out our recap of this great event at our DreamHack event site!

01-Dec-2009 Blizzard Entertainment is now on Facebook!

Become a fan of Warcraft on Facebook today and get a constant feed of news, videos, events, contests and more. Once you join, you will be able to interact with fellow gamers, comment on updates, ask questions, and share gamer tips. We have big plans in store for our Facebook community, including dedicated groups for StarCraft and Diablo coming soon to Europe, so get connected and enjoy the ride through Blizzard’s social media universe. In addition to our game feeds you can also become a fan of Blizzard on Facebook and receive updates on our company, other games, licensed products, press releases, job openings, events, and more.

01-Dec-2009 IgroMir 2009: Interview with Chris Sigaty

At the IgroMir Game Show which took place in November in Moscow, Russia, Chris Sigaty, Lead Producer for StarCraft II, met the Blizzard Community Team to answer some questions from the fans. Check out the full interview here!

26-Nov-2009 Mr. T is lookin' gooooood in Europe!

Mr. T and his Night Elf Mohawk grenades are coming to the EU with two televised ads that will be aired in several European languages on November 28th. These TV spots can also be found right now on our brand new World of Warcraft Europe YouTube channels, available in English, French, German, Russian, and Spanish languages. Find out how Mr. T is making World of Warcraft in the EU look gooooooooood!

26-Nov-2009 StarCraft "Vespene Laughs" Comic Contest

This month’s StarCraft Comic Contest ends on the 28th so hurry and get your submissions in. Comics can be submitted in any medium; they just need to be original, StarCraft themed and most importantly, funny! Read more about the rules, prizes and how to submit your entry here.

26-Nov-2009 Pandaren Brewmaster Deluxe Action Figure Now On Sale
You've probably run into his empty keg in your travels through the Barrens -- now you can own a collectible action figure of Azeroth's most renowned pandaren wanderer. Capturing the spirit (and spirits) of Chen Stormstout, the Pandaren Brewmaster Deluxe Action Figure is a limited-edition, premium-sculpted piece that stands at a colossal 8 inches and features Chen's signature bamboo bo staff and brewmaster's keg. The Pandaren Brewmaster Action Figure is available in limited quantities and can be ordered exclusively through the online Blizzard Store. Head over there today to order one for the budding Brewmaster in your life.