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20-Jan-2010 StarCraft II in Italian and Polish!

We are happy to announce that we have added a new language to our StarCraft II site. Italian speakers can now check out the latest news about StarCraft II in their own language. We have also added a landing page for our Polish community which will be expanded upon in the near future. In addition to translating the site into these two languages, we will also be releasing StarCraft II itself in Italian and Polish! Take a moment to check out the new StarCraft II sites and the new Battle.net forums for Italian, Polish, and Russian speakers!

20-Jan-2010 New Russian Battle.net Forums!

We have just added forums to Battle.net for our Russian speaking community! Russian players can now log on and post threads, comments, and ask questions in their native language. Take a moment to check them out!

15-Jan-2010 Aboard the Mothership

The zerg would be in soon. They tore at the door, the walls, the ceiling. Erekul could feel the other high templar, his brothers and sisters, fighting and dying. Buying him precious seconds. He closed his eyes; the Khala pulsed within. The collective thoughts and feelings of his people were filled with chaos, terror, and pain.

Read more about the protoss struggle against the zerg in our latest short story by Brian T. Kindregan: Mothership.

11-Jan-2010 Return of the Pandaren

Start off the new year right and make 2010 the Year of the Pandaren. The Blizzard Online Store is offering a limited-edition, exclusive collectible: Chen Stormstout, the Pandaren Brewmaster Deluxe Action Figure. This premium-sculpted piece stands at a colossal 8 inches and features Chen's signature bamboo bo staff and brewmaster's keg.

Another way to make 2010 a memorable year: Blizzard Wall and Desk Calendars. Month after month you can fill your days with the stunning artwork of Blizzard's current and future titles including Diablo III, StarCraft II, and World of Warcraft.

From all of us at the Blizzard Online Store, have an epic New Year!

11-Jan-2010 SteelSeries Announces StarCraft II Zboard

Today Steelseries, the leading manufacturer of professional gaming gear, introduced the StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Limited Edition Zboard Keyset. The StarCraft II keyset, available at Amazon and GameStop, gives players an intuitive layout for fast reactions, one-touch macros for frequently used commands, and the ability to fully customize each key. Also available from SteelSeries are the SteelSeries QcK Limited Edition Marine mousepad and the SteelSeries QcK Limited Edition Kerrigan vs. Zeratul mousepad. Visit SteelSeries.com for more information on the StarCraft II Zboard keyset and mousepads.

08-Jan-2010 2009 Blizzard Holiday Card Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our inaugural Blizzard Holiday Card Contest, and thanks to everyone who sent in their Warcraft, StarCraft, or Diablo-inspired take on season's greetings! If you're looking to spread some last-minute holiday cheer, we've made our favorite entries available for you to download and send out to your guildies and broodmates. Click here to see our 2009 Blizzard Holiday Card Contest winners and honorable mentions.

08-Jan-2010 Rise to Power Movie Contest From Alienware!

The webform for submitting your entry in the Rise to Power Movie Contest is now available. Submit your Azerothian films to us and you could win a $2,400 credit towards an All Powerful Alienware desktop or laptop! Check out our Rise to Power Movie Contest page or our Terms and Conditions to learn more.

08-Jan-2010 March of the Scourge Mousepad

As the journey through Northrend continues, SteelSeries is introducing a new limited-edition March of the Scourge QcK mousepad for World of Warcraft. The mousepad features original, in-game graphics on the cloth textured surface, and is designed to complement SteelSeries' previously released Wrath of the Lich King-themed peripherals; please visit SteelSeries.com for full details on it.

23-Dec-2009 Champion’s Carnival Coverage

On November 21, the 2009 Champions' Carnival was held in Taipei; a complete overview of the event is now available. World of Warcraft Game Director Tom Chilton was on site to field a special Q&A session directly with the players in attendance. Shortly before the event, we conducted an interview with Little Grey, the first player in the world to complete every achievement in the game. We also have the full details of the Arena tournament that took place during the festival.