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Dec 15, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 5 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Dec 13, 2010 Cataclysm Shatters Sales Record
Thanks to all of the new, existing, and returning World of Warcraft players out there, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm sold more than 3.3 million copies as of its first 24 hours of release, making it the fastest-selling PC game of all time. That’s a lot of flamebait for Deathwing. Check out the press release for all the details, and thanks again from all of us at Blizzard!
Dec 8, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 3 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Dec 7, 2010 A New Age Has Begun...
The undead armies of the Lich King have been vanquished, and the campaign in Northrend has come to an end. Now Azeroth faces a new threat, as Deathwing the Destroyer has burst forth from the heart of the Maelstrom, unleashing widespread devastation upon Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms. As the world teeters on the brink of destruction, champions of the Alliance and Horde must embark on a quest that will take them from the World Tree to the bottom of the Great Sea to the elemental planes themselves, looking for a way to bring an end to Deathwing's reign of ruin.

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm is now live and available at a store near you -- or you can click here to upgrade directly through Blizzard. Featuring new zones, unique dungeons, hundreds of new quests, an increased level cap of 85, and two new playable races -- worgen and goblin -- Cataclysm provides a huge variety of content for new and returning players. The expansion is available in both a standard and Collector's Edition. To learn more, check out the press release, visit our Cataclysm game information page, or check out the game guide to get started.
Dec 6, 2010 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The Blizzard Art gallery has been updated with 4 pieces representing the Warcraft universe. These pieces offer an inside look at the creative process behind building this virtual world.
Dec 3, 2010 Cataclysm Info Page is Live
We're pleased to unveil the new World of Warcraft: Cataclysm game information page. There you'll find the latest trailers, a screenshot gallery, downloadable desktop wallpaper, and a collection of epic artwork. The expansion launches at midnight on December 7, so be sure to preorder Cataclysm today and get ready to experience World of Warcraft like never before!
Dec 3, 2010 World of Warcraft Mugs Now Available
Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Or perhaps you need a not-so-subtle way to show your World of Warcraft enthusiasm at the office (since shouting "For the Horde!" at the top of your lungs during meetings doesn't always go over too well)? Taverncraft has the solution with today's debut of two new massive stoneware mugs. One mug is devoted to the Horde, featuring a panoramic image of Orgrimmar, with the other showcasing the Alliance stronghold Stormwind. Each full-color mug holds a hefty 18 oz. (.53 ltrs.) of your favorite hot or cold beverage, and costs $19.99 plus shipping/handling. The mugs are available now at www.wowsteins.com, with guaranteed holiday delivery within the contiguous United States, while supplies last, if ordered prior to December 15, 2010.
Dec 3, 2010 The Darkmoon Faire Rolls Into Los Angeles December 4-5
Cryptozoic Entertainment, home of the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game, is bringing the Darkmoon Faire to Los Angeles, CA on December 4 and 5. The event offers tournaments with thousands of dollars in prizes, as well as a chance to challenge both Blizzard and Cryptozoic employees. There is also a costume contest on Saturday evening with prizes provided by Cryptozoic, Blizzard Entertainment, and J!NX.

Join the Facebook event page to network with attendees or follow along at home with our live coverage team on Saturday morning.
Dec 2, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 5 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Dec 1, 2010 Blizzard Holiday Contests
There's a tradition at Blizzard Entertainment of creating a very special holiday treat each year to share the warmth of the season, but with a uniquely Blizzard touch. We invite you to help us spread the holiday cheer this year by entering our second annual Blizzard Holiday Card Contest or our Blizzard Holiday Dessert Contest. You can win great prizes from Razer as well as special autographed copies of Blizzard titles by crafting a Blizzard themed holiday card or dessert. Want to learn more? Pack your creativity and visit the contest pages.

Blizzard Holiday Card Contest

Blizzard Holiday Dessert Contest