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Feb 8, 2011 Celebrating 20 Years of Blizzard Entertainment
In 1991, three young UCLA graduates decided to start their own game company. Their goal: make cool games and have fun doing so. Twenty years later, their fledgling studio has grown into a major game developer and publisher that entertains millions of players around the world.

Join us on our new 20th anniversary mini-site as we celebrate two decades worth of games and the community of players who made it all possible through their passion, enthusiasm, and support.
Feb 7, 2011 BlizzCon 2011 Announced!
What could be better than spending two days checking out the latest versions of Blizzard games, watching eSports tournaments, and chatting with developers alongside a few thousand of your closest friends? We couldn't think of anything either, so we're bringing BlizzCon back in 2011! That's right, BlizzCon will be returning to the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, October 21 through Saturday, October 22, and will feature an exciting mix of discussion panels, tournaments, hands-on gameplay, contests, and much more. Check out the announcement press release, and keep an eye on www.blizzcon.com in the months ahead for further details, including ticketing information.
Feb 2, 2011 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 4 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Jan 28, 2011 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Art Gallery has been updated with five pieces representing the Warcraft universe. Make your way through the gallery to take a glimpse into the process behind bringing Blizzard games to life, and the artistry those games have inspired.
Jan 28, 2011 Core Hound Pup Screenshot Contest
If your account is protected by a Battle.net Authenticator or the Battle.net Mobile Authenticator, then you already know how safe and secure your Core Hound Pup pet can make you feel. But there are plenty of players out there who can still benefit from the companionship and peace of mind that our infernal puppy provides.

We're kicking off a Core Hound Pup adoption campaign and we need your help! Simply send us funny, cute, or just plain epic screenshots featuring your fiery two-headed buddy. We'll be picking two of the most memorable images each month in 2011 and awarding the winners with a brand new iPad.

If you have yet to adopt a Core Hound Pup of your very own, then don't wait a moment longer, or we just might have to give you the big puppy-dog eyes. Visit our account security site to learn how to get a Battle.net Authenticator or download the Battle.net Mobile Authenticator, available through our mobile apps page or as a free download from the Apple App Store or the Android Market.

Adopt a puppy! Protect your loots! Win an iPad! Read the contest rules for details and eligibility requirements, and happy screenshotting!
Jan 26, 2011 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 4 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Jan 26, 2011 Blizzard Comic Contest Winners
We challenged you to submit your comic creations to the Blizzard Comic Contest, and your entries never fail to amuse and amaze us. We've been picking deserving winners every two months and we're ready to announce the most recent winning comics. Please enjoy these comics and join us in congratulating the winners!

The creator of each winning entry will receive a same-as-cash gift card for their artistic efforts, and you can too! The Blizzard Comic Contest is an ongoing event, so if you fancy yourself a master of mirth, we invite you to sketch up a comic of your own (or split the reward with someone who can). You can find the contest rules here.
Jan 26, 2011 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Art Gallery has been updated with four pieces representing the Warcraft universe. Make your way through the gallery to take a glimpse into the process behind bringing Blizzard games to life, and the artistry those games have inspired.
Jan 19, 2011 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 4 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Jan 19, 2011 Enter The Shattering Novel Quiz Contest
The New York Times best-selling novel The Shattering chronicles the heart-pounding events that took place leading up to World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. If you're an aspiring loremaster looking for a chance to add this tome to your library, then we invite you take part in our latest contest. All you have to do is read excerpts from the novel and take a quiz about what transpired for a chance to win one of 20 copies signed by the author, Christie Golden. Ready to enter? Check out the rules, then visit the contest page for all the details.