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28-Jan-2011 Guardian of Accounts Art Contest!
There are many dangers threatening adventurers: deadly dragons and rampaging zerg lurk round every corner. But, not only do enemies lurk in-game threatening to cut your adventuring days short – there are those who would take away your very access to these worlds! Join in the Guardian of Accounts Art Contest by showing us how you protect your account and you could win an iPad!

Check out our Guardian of Accounts Art Contest page for more information on this monthly contest!
26-Jan-2011 New Fan Art: For the Horde!
Today we feature some of Jasmine G's artwork with a piece entitled: For the Horde! Check out this awesome montage of the different Horde races!

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.
18-Jan-2011 Holiday Dessert & Card Contest Winners Revealed
We laughed. We cried. We stole your recipes for the strangest desserts ever. The 2010 holiday dessert and card contest winners have been revealed! Come take a look at the delicious, comical, and sentimental work of your community peers.
18-Jan-2011 Intel Extreme Masters European Championship
Twelve top-tier European StarCraft II players will be attending the Intel Extreme Masters European Championship Finals event in Kiev, Ukraine this weekend. These fierce warriors have already fought their way through the preliminary group stage, rising to the top of their groups with their superior strategies and prowess - now, can they make it to the World Championship?

The players who have qualified for the European Championship will compete at the CyberSport Arena from January 20-23 in a fight for dominance over Europe, $18,000 in prize money, and the chance to advance to the World Championship which takes place in the coming months.

The tournament will be shoutcasted live by Kevin "RotterdaM" van der Kooi on ESL TV.

For more information, including a list of players and times that matches will air live on ESL TV, check out the event website here: http://www.esl-world.net/masters/#/masters/season5/kiev/.

In addition we'll have dedicated computers set up with StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm for you to play, so be sure to join us there. Members of Blizzard’s community team will be present and happy to meet you.

We look forward to seeing you in Kiev or on the stream!
18-Jan-2011 World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Peripherals Now Available
Prepare yourself for the Cataclysm with the new line of World of Warcraft® gaming gear from SteelSeries. The World of Warcraft®: Cataclysm MMO Gaming Mouse, SteelSeries Shift: Cataclysm Gaming Keyboard, SteelSeries Shift Keyset: Cataclysm and three SteelSeries QcK Mouse Pads -- Worgen, Goblin, and Deathwing Editions, are now available for sale at GAME. For more information, please visit www.steelseries.com/cataclysm.
18-Jan-2011 New Raynor Battle.net Authenticator Design
We've just unveiled a new StarCraft II design for the Battle.net Authenticator. Armed with more rebel attitude, the Raynor Edition Battle.net Authenticator is now available on the Blizzard Store. You'll keep your account safe in style and be the talk of Mar Sara with this account-security device in your arsenal.

Want to know more? Check out the Battle.net Authenticator FAQ, or visit our account-security page for more tips on keeping your Battle.net account safe from alien forces. The Koprulu sector is depending on you!
12-Jan-2011 New Fan Art: Kaylin!
Today we feature some of Klo's artwork with a piece entitled: Kaylin! This pint-sized warlock has powerful friends!

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.
10-Jan-2011 Cataclysm One-Month Sales Top 4.7 Million
Thanks to the amazing support of our community of players, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm has sold more than 4.7 million copies as of its first month of release, setting a new record for monthly PC-game sales. Don't all stand in the fire at once! Check out the press release for all the details, and thanks again for playing!
05-Jan-2011 New Fan Art: Mage of the Kirin Tor!
Today we feature some of Red's artwork with a piece entitled: Mage of the Kirin Tor! Look on as this powerful mage prepares one of her arcane spells!

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.
04-Jan-2011 New Mobile Armory Features
We've just released a free update for the World of Warcraft Mobile Armory. The noteworthy additions include:
  • Support for World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, including new items, goblin and worgen races, and new race/class combinations.
  • An updated look: the Mobile Armory has been reskinned to match the new World of Warcraft community site.
  • Various UI improvements, including enhanced readability and streamlined character switching.
The World of Warcraft Mobile Armory App is available from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore. For more information on the World of Warcraft Mobile Armory, visit our Mobile Armory page.

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