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Nov 1, 2013 2013 Pumpkin Contest Winners
The winners of this year's pumpkin-carving contest have been chosen -- and they're monstrously spectacular. We'd like to thank everyone who participated this year, and we can't wait to see your mad scientist skills in action again next time around. Check out all of the creepy, incredible, and creative winning pumpkins here.
Oct 31, 2013 Party with Blink-182 at BlizzCon

Do you want to come to a party? Southern California punk rock legends Blink-182 will be playing in front of a sold-out BlizzCon crowd on November 9, and you’re invited! If you’ve already scored tickets to BlizzCon 2013, then we’ll see you there! If you’re not on the guest list, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered.

To enjoy the show from the comfort of your home, check out the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, and you’ll have a front-row seat to all the festivities, from exclusive developer panels to our famous costume contest, and what is sure to be an epic concert from Blink-182 to close out the show.

So what are you waiting for? Order the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket BlizzCon Virtual Ticket to catch the action online, or check out the press release for more details. We’ll see you at the rock show!

Sep 12, 2013 Watch BlizzCon Online with the Virtual Ticket
Experience the sights and sounds of BlizzCon 2013 from the comfort of home! The BlizzCon 2013 Virtual Ticket is available to order now, and it grants you access to comprehensive coverage of the panels, contests, and other epic events at Blizzard’s big gaming convention this November 8 and 9. You’ll also get a treasure trove of in-game goodies to boot. Check out the press release for all the details, or head to the Virtual Ticket page to order yours.
Sep 3, 2013 Diablo III Invades Consoles Worldwide

The hellgates are officially open on PlayStation® 3 and Xbox 360®, and Sanctuary has begun welcoming its newest legion of heroes. Check out today’s announcement, learn more about the console version of Diablo III over on our community site, and then grab yourself a copy of the game—these demons aren’t slaying themselves!

Aug 21, 2013 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Unveiled

Malthael, the Angel of Death, has seized the Black Soulstone. It falls to the heroes of Sanctuary to stop him before he unleashes its dark power on the world. Today at gamescom, Blizzard Entertainment announced Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, the upcoming expansion to the fastest-selling PC game of all time. See the press release to learn more about this dark new chapter in the ongoing struggle between angels and demons over the fate of mankind.

Aug 16, 2013 Hearthstone Closed Beta Test Begins!

Here’s a card we’ve been dying to play: The closed beta test for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has begun in the Americas region! During the closed beta test, we’ll be inviting a range of duelers from our opt-in pool (along with folks from press and fansites) to try their hand at Hearthstone and let us know what they think. There’s no NDA during the beta, and we’d love to hear all about your epic victories, watch your live streamed matches, and see screenshots and videos sharing your experiences with the game. Please note that Hearthstone is still in development, and what you see and play in the beta test isn’t necessarily representative of what to expect in the final game.

Want to participate in beta testing Hearthstone? Visit www.playhearthstone.com for more information.

Jul 8, 2013 Hearthstone™ Coming to China

Together with our partner NetEase, Inc., we announced earlier today that Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft will be making its way to mainland China. Our upcoming free-to-play online strategy card game was announced a few months ago at PAX East in Boston, and we’ve been steadily toiling away preparing for the beta test since then. To learn more about the game, head over to www.playhearthstone.com, and check out the press release to read today’s news.

Jul 7, 2013 Mental Health Resources
We’re pleased to partner with the White House and a large number of businesses and organizations to raise awareness of mental health resources. To learn more, visit mentalhealth.gov.
Jun 6, 2013 Diablo III Coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on Sept. 3

On September 3, evil will be reborn on consoles around the world with the release of Diablo® III on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The latest entry in Blizzard’s action role-playing series has been fine-tuned to offer console gamers all of the fast-paced action and visceral gameplay of the PC version, with a customized interface and controls that make slaying demons from the comfort of a couch feel like second nature. It’ll be here before summer’s end, so check out the press release for all the details, and lock in your preorder with your local retailer soon.

Apr 29, 2013 Diablo III for PS3 Now Available for Preorder

PlayStation gamers, prepare to confront the Lord of Terror! Select retailers are now taking preorders for the PS3 version of Diablo III. Check out the full announcement and visit the official website for more information, including details on the exclusive preorder bonus: the Infernal Helm.