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16-Mar-2010 New Diablo Fan Art

The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with three new artwork from Diablo.

12-Mar-2010 Rise to Power Contest Winners!

Four worthy individuals heard the Rise to Power contest’s call and provided us with the tales of ascension we requested. Their cinematic mastery, backed by storytelling expertise, has earned them the recognition they so richly deserve. We congratulate (name, name, name, and name) as our Grand Prize winners. Each will receive $2,400 credit towards an All Powerful Alienware desktop or laptop. To watch the four winning submissions, click here.

08-Mar-2010 Holiday Fan Art Calendar Contest - Deadline Extension

Due to technical issues that prevented us from properly receiving Holiday Fan Art Calendar Contest submissions from Europe and Korea, we have extended the deadline for all entries until 11:59 PM PST, March 15. Players in every participating region will now have until this date to submit their original holiday-inspired, Warcraft-themed artwork for a chance to see their piece appear in the 2011 Official World of Warcraft Calendar! Check out the official rules or visit the contest website for more information.

Important note for all European and Korean participants: If you have already submitted artwork for this contest please make sure to visit the contest site and resubmit your artwork.

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.