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Oct 15, 2014 2014 Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest

The Halloween season has finally arrived, and we’re ready to cut straight to the heart of the holiday. If you're dying to pick up a knife and hack, gash, slash, and jab at something, then you might be excited to hear that as of October 14, Blizzard's 2014 Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest has officially begun! Unleash your magical axes, psi blades, chitinous claws, and other creative cutlery to carve up Blizzard-themed jack-o’-lanterns of epic awesomeness. If you’re unclear as to what epic awesomeness looks like in the flesh, you can check out previous pumpkins for some inspiration..

We’ll choose five of the grandest Cucurbita to earn one (1) Hallow's End Nemesis: The Headless Horseman Action Figure. Don’t delay; start carving right away! The twelfth annual pumpkin carving contest ends on October 29, so be sure to check out the contest page for rules and eligibility and get straight to slicing.

Oct 14, 2014 Warlords of Draenor Prelaunch Patch NOW LIVE

The Iron Horde’s invasion of Azeroth has begun today with the launch of the Iron Tide patch for World of Warcraft! Setting up the Nov. 13 release of Warlords of Draenor, the update features an ominous world event centered on the Dark Portal, new player character models, and much more. See the press release for all the details, and join 7.4 million fellow champions on Azeroth’s front line today.

Sep 4, 2014 Attend BlizzCon® From Anywhere With the Virtual Ticket

This BlizzCon, get the best seat in the house—your own! You can watch Blizzard’s two-day Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo community celebration live online this November 7 and 8 with the BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Ticket, available for purchase now in the Battle.net Shop. For more information, visit www.blizzcon.com.

Sep 3, 2014 Blizzard.com Timeline Updated

We've updated our Timeline. Originally created for our 20th anniversary, the Blizzard Timeline has been extended to the present day. Need to answer those burning questions, such as: "When did I start playing World of Warcraft?" or "When did Warcraft II come out?" Now you can, by exploring the major events in Blizzard company history dating back to 1991. You can find a link to this and other recent updates on our About Blizzard Entertainment page. Have suggestions for other things you'd like to see on Blizzard.com? Email us.

Aug 19, 2014 Diablo III – Ultimate Evil Edition In Stores Now
As Malthael’s shadow looms over the people of Sanctuary, a legion of console gamers stand ready to join the crusade against death. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition is now available for the PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, Xbox 360®, and Xbox One. Pick up your copy today!
Aug 14, 2014 Warlords of Draenor™ Launches November 13

The Iron Horde is on the march, and the Warlords of Draenor are primed to invade Azeroth on November 13!

Head over to www.worldofwarcraft.com to watch the newly unveiled opening cinematic and get fired up for the coming battle. Then catch the premiere of our new animated lore miniseries, Lords of War, and learn to fear the cruel warlord Kargath Bladefist.
Aug 11, 2014 Live and Breathe Games? Join us!

If you dream about making games, you’re in good company. We’re looking for talented, passionate people with all sorts of skills to join the ranks here at Blizzard.

Visit our revamped careers site to check out the internships and full-time positions we have available all over the world—and to learn more about working at Blizzard and why we love being here.

On the site, you’ll be able to explore:

Jul 22, 2014 Curse of Naxxramas Now Live . . . Er, Undead!

The first wing of Curse of Naxxramas: A Hearthstone Adventure has opened! The Arachnid Quarter, the first of the Adventure’s five sinister wings, is now available—free for a limited time—to all Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft players who step into the necropolis during the Curse of Naxxramas launch event, taking place now through early September. Read the full press release here.

Jul 20, 2014 Blizzard Service Awards Unlocked

The Service Award ceremonies are an important Blizzard tradition that began in 1996. These ceremonies recognize the dedication and commitment demonstrated by those who help Blizzard create the most epic entertainment experiences...ever. Check out our newly updated service awards page, which now features the two-year stein, new five-year swords, fifteen-year rings, and the twenty-year helm!

Want your chance to earn such amazing loot? Get a job at Blizzard Entertainment and start leveling up. Check out our Career Opportunities.

Jul 14, 2014 Diablo® III Headed to Mainland China
Together with our partner NetEase, Inc., today we announced that Blizzard's award-winning action role-playing game Diablo III is making its way to mainland China. With a new batch of heroes on the verge of storming Sanctuary, the legions of the Burning Hells are in store for a whole new round of retribution. To learn more about today's announcement, read the official press release.