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May 18, 2010 BlizzCon 2010 Tickets On Sale June 2 and June 5
Tickets to this year's BlizzCon gaming convention, being held on October 22 and 23 in Anaheim, California, will go on sale worldwide on Wednesday, June 2 at 7 p.m. Pacific time for $150 each, with a second block of tickets going on sale Saturday, June 5 at 10 a.m. Pacific time.

For those unable to attend, DIRECTV will once again be televising BlizzCon in high definition as a Pay Per View event, featuring coverage from the show floor, exclusive interviews, demos, and more. In addition, players around the world will be able to purchase the Pay Per View event as a multichannel Internet stream, allowing viewers online to switch between coverage of multiple panels and activities during the show.

Check out the press release for further details, and head over to www.blizzcon.com or the online Blizzard Store on June 2 or June 5 to buy your tickets.
May 14, 2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces from the Warcraft universe.
May 12, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 5 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
May 7, 2010 Blizzard in Polish!
In keeping with our effort to grow and support our global gaming community, we're happy to announce that Blizzard.com is now available in the Polish language! Visit Blizzard.com po polsku. Do diabła, najwyższy czas!*
*Hell, it's about time!
May 6, 2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces from the Warcraft universe.
May 5, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 4 new artwork from World of Warcraft.
May 5, 2010 Connect with Your Friends Using Real ID
We've just released a new preview of our upcoming Real ID feature, a new, optional way to connect with your friends on the revamped Battle.net. When you and a friend agree to become Real ID friends, you'll have access to a number of options designed to enrich your social gaming experience, including cross-game chat, broadcast messages, the ability to keep in contact with your friends without having to keep track of their different characters across realms or across games, and much more. Check out our new Real ID page here.
May 5, 2010 Battle.net Facebook Integration
The action taking place on the battlefield is just one part of the StarCraft II experience -- we're also working to make sure that you can easily connect, communicate, and play with your friends. To help accomplish that, the new version of Battle.net will offer integration with Facebook. This new functionality will start off by allowing you to quickly import Facebook friends into your Battle.net friends list, and additional features will be added over time. For more information, check out the official announcement.
May 3, 2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty in Stores July 27
The time for galactic warfare is almost at hand. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will warp into stores throughout the world starting on July 27, and the epic conflict between the protoss, terrans, and zerg will take up right where it left off in StarCraft: Brood War. See the press release for further details, and prepare yourself for battle.
Apr 29, 2010 Real-world Epic Loot Drops
SteelSeries and J!NX have grouped up for three weeks of World of Warcraft giveaways. You can enter to win a prize pack of World of Warcraft peripherals, apparel, and more sure to make you the envy of your fellow players. Just visit the J!NX and SteelSeries Facebook fan pages to enter! The contests run 4/29-5/19.