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08-Mar-2010 Broken Wide: New Tactical Data Concerning the Zerg

New military intel has been recovered from the wreckage of the battlecruiser Emperor's Fury. Startling new revelations about the zerg and their recent adaptations have been uncovered by the Dominion. Special Research Ops should examine the data collected in order to help assess and devise strategies to combat this disturbing discovery.

01-Mar-2010 Intel Extreme Masters World Championship

The World Championship of the fourth Intel Extreme Masters (Electronic Sports League) in World of Warcraft 3v3 Arena will be held on March 2-4 at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany.

Twelve international teams will show lots of thrilling action while competing for an overall prize pool of $50,000. You can see all the matches live with English commentary on ESL TV -- a free non-stop video stream. For more details, including team profiles, interviews with participants, and the video stream, see the official coverage page.

01-Mar-2010 StarCraft II Ghost Messenger Bag Now Available

The highly sought after StarCraft II Ghost Messenger Bag, which debuted at BlizzCon 2009, is now available in limited quantities on the Blizzard Online Store. This bag features water- and tear-resistant nylon for added durability, multiple compartments, and an adjustable shoulder strap for added comfort with heavy loads. The StarCraft II Ghost Messenger Bag is sold for €64.99 and will only be available until supplies last, so order yours here today!

25-Feb-2010 BlizzCast #13
In our thirteenth BlizzCast episode, we focus on the recent start of the StarCraft II beta! An interview with the StarCraft II's production director and game director discusses what beta testers and the overall StarCraft community can expect in the latest multiplayer version of the game. The developers also provide some insight into other topics such as the single player campaign, eSports, and macro mechanics. In our second segment, World of Warcraft and Diablo community managers take you through a Q&A segment sharing exciting information about how the future of those series are shaping up.

Check out BlizzCast 13 now!
25-Feb-2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 3 new artwork from Diablo.
24-Feb-2010 World of Warcraft Official Magazine Issue #1 - Last Chance

Gnomish scribes and goblin designers are hard at work putting together the second epic issue of the World of Warcraft Official Magazine, but you can still receive Issue #1 as part of your subscription if you order before February 28. After that, your only recourse will be to head to the Caverns of Time and hope the bronze dragonflight lets you travel into the past to tell your former self what your future self will be missing out on.

The premiere issue includes a look at the lore surrounding Icecrown Citadel, interviews with the developers on the upcoming Cataclysm expansion, profiles of pet collectors and Arena champs, expert advice from top raiding guilds and PvPers, and much more.

For more info, including a whopping 40-page preview of some of the features in the inaugural issue, head over to www.worldofwarcraftthemagazine.com.

22-Feb-2010 The Gryphon and Wind Rider Have Landed!

The Pet Store has gone plush! Today, we have introduced the Wind Rider Cub and Gryphon Hatchling, the first in a new line of cuddly, crafty critters scheduled to arrive exclusively in the online Blizzard Store. Each plush companion comes with a code for a matching in-game, non-combat, account-bound pet to fly by your side in Azeroth. Both pets are now ready to accompany you throughout your journeys regardless of faction. Get yours today!

22-Feb-2010 A Lover, Not A Fighter?

Are you more interested in love than war? Then feel free to wear your emotions on your sleeve with this new seasonal t-shirt for ladies from J!NX! Strike passion, not fear, in the hearts of those you encounter with Kwee Q. Peddlefeet and his Silver Shafted Arrow emblazoned on your chest

19-Feb-2010 Blizzard on YouTube!

The new official European Blizzard channels on YouTube are now live! Check out high-quality localized versions of our cinematics, gameplay trailers, and in-game movies from Diablo, StarCraft, Warcraft, and World of Warcraft. Make sure to come back often as we will be adding even more video content over time!