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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm - In Stores 12.07.10
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm In Stores 12.07.10

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Azshara & Ashenvale Preview

StarCraft II: Situation Report

Diablo III: Crafting Systems Revealed

World of Warcraft Magazine Issue #3

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n December 7, 2010, the lands of Azeroth will be torn asunder as World of Warcraft®: Cataclysm™ hits shelves at retail locations throughout the world.

You've toppled the undead armies of the Lich King and brought Arthas to his knees. Now Deathwing the Destroyer has broken free from his ancient prison in the Elemental Plane of Earth and unleashed his rage upon Azeroth. As the Horde and Alliance race to confront this new threat, the mortal races will witness seismic shifts in power, the kindling of a war of the elements, and the emergence of unlikely heroes who will rise up to protect their scarred and broken world from utter devastation.

December 7 fast approaches. In the meantime, you can prepare for the coming cataclysm by visiting the website or by checking out the official press release below.

Go to Cataclysm Website
Read the Official Press Release

ame Designers from the World of Warcraft development team recently discussed the upcoming changes to the zones of Azshara and Ashenvale that are taking place with World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. The Horde's northward expansion and the rise of the Bilgewater Cartel have transformed the valleys into bustling centers for trade and profit, but the Night Elves will not stand idle and watch as the Horde expands its industrial war machine unchecked!

So read on, and discover more about the newly-revamped Azshara and Ashenvale; it might just change how you plan to level your alts during the Cataclysm.

Read the Full Azshara Interview
Read the Full Ashenvale Interview

o keep the launch momentum going, the StarCraft® II development team has been hard at work on new content, including the all-new Burning Tide multiplayer map and Patch 1.1, both of which were recently released.

Read about the game's latest developments below and stay tuned for even more exciting info in the coming weeks as the game continues to expand.

Burning Tide Multiplayer Map
Patch 1.1 Situation Report

he Diablo® III development team recently unveiled their plans for the game's crafting system, which includes an entourage of crafters who, once befriended, follow your character throughout the game and level up with you.

Surely any hero is only as good as his equipment, so check out the details on the Artisans below and learn how to salvage your vast piles of loot into formidable new armors and weapons.

Diablo 3: Crafting Preview

ssue 3 of World of Warcraft Official Magazine is rolling off the presses and preparing to take mailboxes by storm. Inside you'll find an exclusive interview with Blizzard lore overlord Chris Metzen, a behind-the-scenes feature on the item-design team, and a preview of what's happening to the characters of Azeroth when the Cataclysm hits.

The magazine is an epic high-quality, collectible publication, featuring 144 ad-free pages of strategy and tactics, in-depth lore discussions, awe-inspiring artwork, and behind-the-scenes insight from the World of Warcraft developers.

Each cover features unique, specially commissioned artwork from top fantasy artists working closely with Blizzard Entertainment. The magazine is available only through subscription - you won't find this on the newsstand.

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