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Blizzard Insider #42 - Meet the Pandaren Monk
Meet the Pandaren Monk!

StarCraft® II: Heart of the Swarm™ New Multiplayer Units Revealed

Diablo III: Azmodan, the Lord of Sin

World of Warcraft: Annual Pass

Leaders of Azeroth: Sylvanas Windrunner

2011 Global Invitational

Merchandise Spotlight

WoW Class Talent System

DIII Collector's Edition

Blizzard DOTA & Mods Panel

WoW Dungeons & Raids Panel

SC2 Multiplayer Panel

Coming Soon(ish) Blizzard DOTA

Mists of Pandaria Preview Panel



ith the launch of the next World of Warcraft® expansion, the Mists of Pandaria™ will lift to reveal the pandaren, a long-secluded race that has spent generations mastering the way of the monk -- World of Warcraft's newest playable class.

To get an inside look at the upcoming World of Warcraft race and class options, the Blizzard Insider recently sat down with Lead Systems Designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street to discuss the design decisions that went into creating the pandaren monk. So read on, and be among the first to meet the brawling heroes who are, even now, secretly training within the mists.

Meet the Pandaren Monk!


ith development underway on StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, a wave of devastating new units are being primed for battle all across the Koprulu Sector. The protoss Tempest, the terran Shredder, the zerg Swarm Host -- these and other new additions recently debuted at BlizzCon® 2011. Check them out now, and begin planning how you will evolve your multiplayer strategies with these devastating new units.

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm New Multiplayer Units

ehold the demon lord who has been vying for control of the Burning Hells since the Dark Exile, the demonic civil war that first cast Diablo, Mephisto, and Baal into the mortal realms. Known as Azmodan, the Lord of Sin, this monstrous terror was first glimpsed by mortal eyes at BlizzCon 2011, and he's rumored to be terrorizing Sanctuary in Diablo III. Check him out now in all his four-legged fiendishness.

Azmodan, the Lord of Sin

or a limited time only, players who make a 12-month subscription commitment to World of Warcraft through the Annual Pass will receive the following epic rewards:

Diablo III FREE - Download the digital version via for FREE when the game launches early next year.

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he latest addition to the Leaders of Azeroth short story series follows Lady Sylvanas as she guides the Forsaken in the chaotic aftermath of the war against the Lich King.

Written by World of Warcraft Lead Quest Designer Dave Kosak, "The Edge of Darkness" pits Sylvanas against Garrosh's unquenchable thirst for conquest, and offers key insight into her remarkable ability to sustain her will and personality beyond the boundary of death.

Read the Short Story

he Global Invitational reached its climatic conclusion at BlizzCon 2011, where the best of the best StarCraft II and World of Warcraft Arena players met, shook hands, and engaged in glorious PvP battle. The video recordings of these epic tournaments are archived below, so you can relive each world-class matchup and see who took home the gold. Check them out now.

Global Championship

SteelSeries World of Warcraft Legendary Edition MMO Gaming Mouse Available!

SteelSeries brings World of Warcraft players a finely crafted weapon of precision with the SteelSeries World of Warcraft MMO Gaming Mouse: Legendary Edition. With millions of color options, 11 buttons and unique pulsing lightning bolt design, this is truly a step beyond epic.

SteelSeries World of Warcraft Legendary Edition MMO Gaming Mouse

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