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Ozzy to Rock BlizzCon 2009

World of Warcraft - Call of the Crusade

StarCraft II — Battle Report #3

Diablo III — The Fallen

Rise of the Lich King Novel

Merchandise Spotlight
Shop Talk - 3.2 is Upon Us

zzy Osbourne, the only mortal to openly challenge the Lich King’s claim to the title “Prince of Darkness” and survive, will take the stage LIVE at Anaheim Convention Center to rock the closing ceremonies of BlizzCon 2009.

Although tickets to the convention sold out in minutes, you can still join this epic two-day event with the ‘BlizzCon Virtual Ticket’ Live Internet Stream or via DIRECTV Pay-Per-View. In addition to Ozzy’s live concert performance, the Virtual Ticket will include 18 hours of BlizzCon coverage and the BlizzCon 2009 exclusive in-game pet: Grunty the Murloc Marine.

Reserve Your BlizzCon Virtual Ticket & Murloc Marine Pet Now
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Watch Ozzy's World of Warcraft Commercial

ith the realase of World of Warcraft Content Patch 3.2 Call of the Crusade, final preparations begin for the ultimate assault on Icecrown Citadel. The Argent Tournament has opened its gates in the hopes of finding the heroes most capable of taking on the Lich King. Meanwhile, tensions between the Horde and Alliance have flared anew as both factions seek to control the natural resources recently discovered on the Isle of Conquest.

Check out the new features and content unleashed with with World of Warcraft’s latest content update:

atch the protoss combat the zerg across a mineral-laden asteroid in this newly released StarCraft II battle report. Teeming packs of zerglings and squads of stoic zealots clash across a treacherous battlefield as each faction attempts to outflank its rival and cut off vital supply lines.

StarCraft II multiplayer is definitely heating up!

Featuring play-by-play commentary from the game's developers, the matchup shows many new tactical elements and strategies coming in the next installment of the StarCraft saga. Check out the exciting real-time-strategy combat of StarCraft II, and start drafting your battle plans today.

Watch StarCraft II Battle Report #3

he newest entry in the Diablo III bestiary documents the fallen, a race of gibbering imp-like creatures that once served as the personal servants of the demon Azmodan.

Although cowardly and disorganized, the fallen often gather around their tribal leaders, such as the powerful shamans and overseers, who can exert a degree of control over the teeming hordes of their lesser kindred. A group of fallen driven into a frenzied state by one or more of these elite units is far deadlier than a few imps left to their own devices….

Check out the newest addition to the ever-growing Diablo III bestiary, and learn about the habits, tactics, and characteristics of this volatile new foe.

Diablo 3 – The Fallen

n issue #30, the Blizzard Insider revealed an early chapter of Christie Golden's new novel, Arthas: Rise of the Lich King. That passage explores the lesser-known side of the Lich King and examines the man he was before he shattered the Frozen Throne.

Now we invite you to preview a much later chapter in the novel, a point when darkness and vengeance have only just begun to hold sway over the destiny of the young prince of Lordaeron.

Arthas: Rise of the Lich King chronicles the history and legacy of one of Warcraft's most iconic antiheroes. So read on, for soon the assault on Icecrown Citadel begins, and the ancient Lich King waits within, preparing for battle and reflecting on the choices made during his dark rise to power.

Preview Chapter 19
Order the Arthas: Rise of the Lich King Collectors' Edition Now

World of Warcraft Miniatures Game, Set #2: "Spoils of War"
"Spoils of War," the follow-up set to the hit World of Warcraft Miniatures Game, is now in stores nationwide. It features 51 new figures to collect and battle, never-before-seen equipment cards to intensify gameplay, and new epics to chase, including Cairne Bloodhoof!

Head over to to find out more about the game. You can also sign up to receive updates, including sneak preview pictures of the minis, details about gameplay, and downloadable demos.

StarCraft Comic — Issue #1
The new StarCraft ongoing comic series by Simon Furman and Federico Dallocchio hit shelves on May 27, and to celebrate, has launched, offering twelve-issue subscriptions at nearly eleven dollars off of the cover price.

For more information on the comic series, visit WildStorm or locate a comic store today.

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