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28-Jan-2009 Discover BlizzCast Episode 7!
In the seventh BlizzCast, we take time to wrap up the second World of Warcraft expansion with Production Director J. Allen Brack and Lead Game Designer Jeffrey Kaplan. Also in this episode, Crygil sits down with Senior Vice President of Creative Development Chris Metzen to discuss the lore of Wrath of the Lich King.
Listen to the show now or check out the transcript!
16-Jan-2009 Show Those Demons You Fear Nothing!
Straight from the fiery pit come the all new Diablo III T-shirts! Delivered straight from Sanctuary, these shirts will provide (some minimal) protection against the heat and the cold as you journey through the realm, defeating the denizens of darkness. Get yours while you can!
07-Jan-2009 Vote for Your Favorite StarCraft II Dark Templar
The protoss dark templar has always been one of the StarCraft community's favorite units -- now, the community has a chance to participate directly in the dark templar design process for StarCraft II! Over the course of the next month, players will vote to decide which dark templar tribe will be represented in StarCraft II multiplayer matches. Click here to see the options or head to the forums to cast a vote for your favorite.
We have also added one new piece of artwork and four new screenshots.
28-Jul-2007 New StarCraft II Mousepads!
Steelseries will be releasing two new limited edition StarCraft II mousepads featuring battle-hardened space marines from StarCraft II and another capturing Kerrigan and Zeratul clashing in an epic battle! Beyond bringing beautiful Blizzard artwork to any desktop, these high-quality, cloth-surfaced mousepads offer exceptionally precise and consistent glide, perfect for gamers who demand only the best. These exclusive mousepads will be on sale for only 14.99€. Also, between July 27th and July 31st SteelSeries will be hosting daily contests on Facebook where you’ll have a chance to win an ultra-exclusive signed copy of these mousepads. Winners of these contests will receive mousepads signed by Blizzard artist Wei Wang!
25-Jul-2007 BlizzCon 2009 NVIDIA Promotion
NVIDIA is running a promotion to award one winner with an all-expenses-paid trip for two to BlizzCon 2009. Head over to http://www.nzone.com/wow before July 31 to learn more about the contest, and visit here to review the terms and conditions. Due to various laws regarding competitions and prizes of this nature, not all countries are eligible to participate.
23-Jul-2007 BlizzCon Tournament Brackets and Player Profiles
The brackets for the Warcraft III and World of Warcraft Arena tournaments at BlizzCon are now live. These brackets show the starting matches and also provide some information about the contestants who will be competing in this year's BlizzCon tournaments. Each participant qualified based on their outstanding performance at their respective regional final. We will be updating these brackets during BlizzCon, so make sure to check back to see the latest tournament results and replays.
Please note that the StarCraft Invitational information will be updated as we near Blizzcon.
Check out the brackets here: Warcraft III, World of Warcraft Arena Tournament.
23-Jul-2007 Sam Raimi to Direct Warcraft Movie!
We’re pleased to announce that Sam Raimi, famed director of the blockbuster Spider-Man series, has signed on to bring the forces of the Horde and the Alliance to life on the big screen in the upcoming live-action film based on the Warcraft universe. Check out the press release for all of the details!
22-Jul-2007 Battle.net Mobile Authenticator Now Available for More Phones
The Battle.net Mobile Authenticator, an optional security tool to help prevent unauthorized Battle.net account access, is now available for a wide range of mobile phones and carriers in the United States and Europe. The Battle.net Mobile Authenticator is a mobile application that generates a one-time password to use in addition to your regular account ID and password when logging in to a Battle.net account or any merged World of Warcraft accounts.

Visit mobile.blizzard.com to purchase the application -- and while you’re there, we’ve recently lowered the prices on our Blizzard Entertainment-themed ringtones and wallpapers. For more information on the Battle.net Mobile Authenticator, visit eu.battle.net/bma or check out the Battle.net Mobile Authenticator FAQ.

21-Jul-2007 Blizzard Entertainment at gamescom 2009
We’re pleased to announce that Blizzard Entertainment will be attending gamescom 2009 in Cologne, Germany next month. We look forward to welcoming old friends and new to our booth, which will feature hands-on gameplay with our upcoming games. Our booth is open to the public from Thursday 20 August until Sunday 23 August.
We will be revealing more information on our activities during the show in the coming weeks. You can find out more about what gamescom has to offer, and how to get there, at http://www.gamescom-cologne.com/
Our recruiters will be at the booth ready to answer your questions about recruitment and working at Blizzard Entertainment. Blizzard Europe currently has numerous open positions in quality assurance, localization, customer support and other departments in our offices in Velizy, France (near Paris) and Cork, Ireland. We’re looking for Italian, Polish, Russian, German, French, Spanish and English speakers. Bring your CV along and talk to us about our employment opportunities.
21-Jul-2007 StarCraft II Mousepads Now Available
SteelSeries has just unveiled the first of a new line of StarCraft II gaming surfaces featuring original artwork from the game. Developed to meet the requirements of pro gamers, these pads boast a high-quality cloth surface optimized for precision laser and optical mouse tracking. Check them out at Steelseries.com.