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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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24-Dec-2010 Happy Holidays!
From everyone at Blizzard to you and yours, have a safe and happy holiday season!

To help celebrate the arrival of Greatfather Winter, we've prepared a special Holiday Card Gallery featuring some festive World of Warcraft, StarCraft II and Diablo III greetings.
24-Dec-2010 Your Contest Winners Await...
You did it! The combined efforts of the Alliance and the Horde have paid off, the final reward on the Your Fortune Awaits page has been unlocked, and the Cataclysm Print Ad and YouTube Commercial Contests have both come to a glorious end!

Thanks to all of the talented artists and members of the community for seizing this opportunity and making these contests such a shattering success! It was tough to choose winners from such an amazing batch of entries, check out our blogpost for more information.
21-Dec-2010 Diablo III Encounters
Cutting through hordes of demons is a cornerstone of the Diablo series, but we’re taking battle to the next level in Diablo III, adding a slew of new creature behaviors to make sure combat is more fast-paced and tactical than ever. Check out our systems page to learn about the savage new attacks that Diablo III’s monsters are bringing to bear -- and how you can survive against them.
17-Dec-2010 New European-exclusive T-shirt from J!NX
Travelling over land isn't exactly safe these days, have you seen The Barrens lately? Many heroes have come to a sticky end after tumbling over a new cliff face or stumbling into a deadly lava flow. This is why we think it's high time to celebrate the wondrous Zeppelins, these wonders of technology and somewhat dodgy engineering, with this EU exclusive T-shirt from J!NX.

Let's not forget the brains behind these ships, the tough little workers who bravely transport their fellow faction members around Azeroth; the fiendishly cunning, mischievous and trigger-happy Goblins! Love Goblins but not too keen on green? Fear not! This stylish garment, featuring a soaring zeppelin with its captain in the foreground, comes in jet black with gold lettering and detail, set on a grey background.

Visit the J!NX website to secure your shirt today!
16-Dec-2010 Cataclysm 10-Day Trial Edition Now Available!
If you or a friend are currently playing Wrath of the Lich King and haven’t yet experienced the content Cataclysm has to offer, you can sign up now to play a 10-day free trial version of this latest expansion for World of Warcraft.

During your free trial, you'll undertake epic new quests, explore the reshaped and newly discovered lands of Azeroth, and see the world from a whole new perspective as one of the shape-changing worgen or crafty goblins.

To participate, you’ll need full versions of World of Warcraft and the first two expansions, The Burning Crusade and Wrath of the Lich King. Note that a character of at least level 78 is required to explore the new, high-level zones. More information on the 10-day free trial is available in our FAQ. We look forward to seeing you in the new Azeroth!
16-Dec-2010 New Fan Art: Orion!
Today we feature some of Klo's artwork with a piece entitled: Orion! Weary from her adventures, this night elf druid and her faithful companions take a well-deserved break!

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.
15-Dec-2010 Blizzard Store Winter Holiday Screenshot Contest Winners!
We have just unveiled the winning entries for this year's Blizzard Store Winter Holiday Screenshot Contest! Congratulations to R. Schuller, L. Wagner, and Gleb Chebol'ko for the PvP category; P. de Barco Gonzalez, T. Fabrelli, and X. Lamprecht for the Wrath of the Lich King category; and G. Kerekes, S. Pearce, and C. Preußner for the Calm Before the Storm category. These nine winners will soon find a gift basket from Greatfather Winter under their tree!

Be sure to check out the winning entries here!
13-Dec-2010 Cataclysm Shatters Sales Record
Thanks to all of the new, existing, and returning World of Warcraft players out there, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm sold more than 3.3 million copies as of its first 24 hours of release, making it the fastest-selling PC game of all time. That’s a lot of flamebait for Deathwing. Check out the press release for all the details, and thanks again from all of us at Blizzard!
13-Dec-2010 New World of Warcraft Media Section!
As part of the new World of Warcraft Community site, we have also updated and added new features to the Media section. The new World of Warcraft Media section now features a collection of screenshots, comics, downloadable wallpapers, and videos – all conveniently located in just one place! To get there, just click on the Media button at the top of the new Community site.