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Oct 15, 2010 Cataclysm TV Spot Debuts 10/17 on Sunday NFL Football
This Sunday, during the Dallas Cowboys versus Minnesota Vikings NFL game on Fox (starts at 4:15 PM EDT, 1:15 PM PDT), we are debuting a new television commercial for World of Warcraft's upcoming expansion. The commercial will feature the first look at cinematic footage from Cataclysm, so tune in to an exciting game this Sunday and catch the new commercial!
Oct 14, 2010 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The Blizzard Art gallery has been updated with 3 pieces representing the Warcraft universe. These pieces offer an inside look at the creative process behind building this virtual world.
Oct 11, 2010 Tenacious D Live Onstage at BlizzCon 2010
We're awestruck to announce that Tenacious D will take the stage at BlizzCon 2010 to close out two days of epic entertainment!

Although tickets to the convention are sold out, you can still catch all of the panels and events, including Tenacious D's performance, with BlizzCon Virtual Ticket. online or via DIRECTV in the United States. The Virtual Ticket multi-channel Internet stream allows viewers to switch between multiple channels of live HD coverage dedicated to different areas of the show.

Check out the press release to learn more about this soon-to-be legendary rock spectacle!

Parental Advisory: Some content in the Closing Ceremony concert may not be suitable for children.
Oct 8, 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!
Oct 7, 2010 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The Blizzard Art gallery has been updated with 2 pieces representing the StarCraft and Diablo universes. These pieces offer an inside look at the creative process behind building this virtual world.
Oct 7, 2010 World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Video and Art Contests
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm looms on the horizon, and with it come unimaginable calamities that will shatter the very surface of Azeroth. To prove that it's not all doom and gloom, we're proud to announce a couple of contests that are sure to brighten things up. If video is your weapon of choice or you're a talented machinima artist, then our Cataclysm YouTube Video Contest might be your path to glory. If those newfangled moving pictures aren't your thing, you can still dazzle, inform, and amuse by entering a memorable image in the Cataclysm Print Ad Contest. Good luck!
Oct 7, 2010 World of Warcraft Reaches 12 Million Players!
Today we announced that World of Warcraft has passed another major milestone and now hosts more than 12 million current subscribers around the globe. Check out the press release for the full announcement, and thank you to all of our players for making this possible -- we're grateful for all of the support and enthusiasm you've shown over the years, and look forward to continuing to provide you with great entertainment experiences for a long time to come.
Oct 6, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 11 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Oct 4, 2010 Cataclysm Launching December 7!
Today, we announced the launch date for World of Warcraft's latest expansion, Cataclysm. Whether you plan to start out by creating a goblin or worgen, unlocking the secrets of archaeology, or diving into the epic new high-level zones, you'll get your chance on December 7, 2010! Check out the official announcement for more information.
Oct 1, 2010 Latin America Shoutcasting Contest
Mic check one, two! Tune up your voice, slip on a headset, and create your own StarCraft II Battle Report. The Latin American Shoutcasting Contest is finally here. If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity to show off your commentating skills, don’t waste another minute. Just create your own StarCraft II Battle Report for your chance to win a bundle of shoutcasting-related prizes.