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Aug 4, 2009 BlizzCon On-Site Contest Sign-Ups
You can now sign up for our on-site BlizzCon contests by visiting the BlizzCon Contest page. The Dance, Soundalike, and Costume contests will be taking place live on-stage August 21 at BlizzCon. If you wish to take part in these contests it's important you sign up now, before the event. We'll be emailing registered participants before the event with more information on what do once they reach the convention center. Visit the BlizzCon Contest page to read the rules and sign up now!
Jul 30, 2009 New StarCraft Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with one new artwork from StarCraft.

Jul 30, 2009 BlizzCon Tournament Coverage Streaming

We are pleased to announce that this year, for the first time, all of our streaming tournament coverage for BlizzCon will be available in both high-resolution and low-resolution formats, and you can choose whichever fits your available bandwidth. The BlizzCon website will host one stream featuring StarCraft and Warcraft III events and another dedicated to World of Warcraft. As in previous years, all of this streaming tournament coverage will be provided free of charge. Be sure to tune in to find out which teams and players are the best in the world by visiting the BlizzCon site on August 21 and 22.

To clarify, the tournament coverage streams are free, but to watch panels, see new announcements as they are made, or receive the in-game pet, you will need to order the Pay Per View Internet stream.

Jul 29, 2009 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 3 new artwork by breathing2004 from World of Warcraft.

Jul 29, 2009 BlizzCon 2009 Internet Stream Rebroadcasts Planned
In addition to the live Pay Per View Internet stream of BlizzCon 2009, rebroadcasts will be available for those who tune in after the show has begun. Rebroadcasts will be available during and directly following the show, giving viewers the control to watch BlizzCon at their convenience. Access to the rebroadcasts is included with the purchase of access to the Internet stream at no additional charge.

Don't miss out; visit here for more information on the Internet stream.
Jul 24, 2009 New Diablo Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with one new artwork from Diablo.

Jul 23, 2009 Alienware BlizzCon 2009 Ticket Giveaway

Alienware is providing one more chance at a pair of tickets to BlizzCon 2009. Visit their site to register for a chance to win, and to check out their back-to-school specials on gaming hardware. No purchase is necessary to enter.

Be sure to check out the rules and conditions for details on the sweepstakes, and register before July 31.

Jul 22, 2009 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 3 new artwork from World of Warcraft.

Jul 22, 2009 BlizzCon Tournament Brackets and Player Profiles

The brackets for the Warcraft III and World of Warcraft Arena tournaments at BlizzCon are now live. These brackets show the starting matches and also provide some information about the contestants who will be competing in this year's BlizzCon tournaments. Each participant qualified based on their outstanding performance at their respective regional final. We will be updating these brackets during BlizzCon, so make sure to check back to see the latest tournament results and replays.

Please note that the StarCraft Invitational information will be updated as we near Blizzcon.

Check out the brackets here: Warcraft III, World of Warcraft Arena Tournament.

Jul 21, 2009 Sam Raimi to Direct Warcraft Movie!
We're pleased to announce that Sam Raimi, famed director of the blockbuster Spider-Man series, has signed on to bring the forces of the Horde and the Alliance to life on the big screen in the upcoming live-action film based on the Warcraft universe. Check out the press release for all of the details!