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Sep 10, 2010 New StarCraft Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section was just updated with new artwork from your community peers. Come take a look at 4 new works based on the StarCraft universe.

Would you like to share your artistic talents with the StarCraft community? Submit your fan art today!
Sep 9, 2010 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
We've added more pieces to our Blizzard Art gallery. Have a look at assorted pieces of stunning artwork that reveal an all-new look at the wonders of the Warcraft universe.
Sep 8, 2010 New Fan Art
We're featuring 15 new pieces of artwork in our Blizzard Fan Art Section today. Have a look at the many different interpretations of the Warcraft universe forged by some very talented artists.

Do you have a unique artistic approach to characters or environments in the Diablo, StarCraft, or Warcraft universes? Submit your fan art now!
Sep 7, 2010 StarCraft II Custom Map Contest Ends Soon
We just wanted to remind you that the first ever StarCraft II Custom Map Contest will be drawing to a close on September 11, 2010. If you're hoping for a chance to have your map featured at BlizzCon, win a trip to the convention, and score a cool $5,000 in the process, then put the finishing touches on your map and submit it before the deadline.

Read the contest page to learn more -- don't miss out on your chance for glory!
Sep 3, 2010 New StarCraft Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section was just updated with new artwork from your community peers. Come take a look at 3 new works based on the StarCraft universe.

Would you like to share your artistic talents with the StarCraft community? Submit your fan art today!
Sep 3, 2010 New Class Icon Customizable Shirts
Today, SwagDog is launching the newest addition to its World of Warcraft customized apparel collection, the Class Icon shirt. These shirts feature versions of the class icons newly reimagined by Blizzard Entertainment's artists and creative development team, and can be further customized by adding a character's name, guild, realm, and battlegroup on a Horde or Alliance background. The character information can either be pulled directly from The World of Warcraft Armory or entered manually. The shirt is available in both a traditional and slim-fit t-shirt starting at $24.99 via SwagDog's website.
Sep 3, 2010 BlizzCon 2010 Costume and Dance Signups Open
Signups are now open for the BlizzCon 2010 Costume and Dance contests! Eligible entrants are invited to strut their stuff live on stage, with the festivities being hosted by our master of ceremonies, comedian Jay Mohr. You have until October 4 to sign up for the live contests, and you must sign up online if you want to participate. With over $25,000 in prizes for our Friday night contests, this is one you don't want to miss.

Speaking of which, submissions for the Fan Art, Original Song, and Movie contests close in less than a month on September 27, so if you haven't entered yet, you'd better get cracking!

If you aren't attending BlizzCon you can still check out these contests, all panels and tournaments, and even receive extra goodies including the "Deathy" World of Warcraft in-game pet by purchasing a BlizzCon 2010 Virtual Ticket.
Sep 2, 2010 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The Blizzard Art gallery has been updated with 2 pieces representing the Diablo universe. These pieces offer an inside look at the creative process behind building this virtual world.
Sep 2, 2010 SwagDog Class Icon Custom T-Shirt Contest
The final SwagDog Class Icon designs are ready to be revealed! Here are the upcoming mage, paladin, rogue, and warrior class icons.

The SwagDog Class Icon T-Shirt Contest is still underway, so be sure to check out the full contest rules and eligibility page to learn how to participate.



Sep 2, 2010 SwagDog Class Icon Custom T-Shirt Contest
Are you a guru when it comes to the ways of the priest? Think you know everything there is to know about death knights? Well, it's time to put your knowledge to the test. To prepare for the upcoming launch of its newest World of Warcraft customized Class Icon t-shirt collection, SwagDog wants you to show how well you know your character classes.

Starting Tuesday, August 31, we'll be posting two questions per day on our Warcraft Twitter page that will focus on key aspects of each World of Warcraft character class. For each of the ten class questions, we'll be selecting five winners at random from those who answer correctly to receive their very own SwagDog Class Icon custom t-shirt!


The Class Icon line will be launching this Friday, September 3, and features re-imagined designs of your favorite class emblems. Preview the death knight and priest class icons below, and be sure to stay tuned, as we'll be providing sneak peeks at all the class icons throughout the week. To learn more about this fashion-forward contest and how to participate, check out the full contest rules for details and eligibility.