News Archive

February 2009

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Feb 27, 2009 BlizzCon 2008 Photo Galleries: Miscellaneous
Additional photos from BlizzCon have been sorted into our BlizzCon Gaming Stations, Outside, and Partner Booth Gallery. You can view other galleries by selecting the dropdown menu at the top right of the galleries page.
Feb 26, 2009 Diablo III Bestiary Update: The Unburied
The Diablo 3 Bestiary now features a new creature from the realm of Sanctuary: the unburied.

Something is dreadfully wrong. Fear is in the air; I can feel it. I was but days out of Tristram when I saw a screaming ball of flame rip across the sky. Surely enough, soon after witnessing this harbinger of doom, I stumbled upon a badly mangled traveler. He was barely able to spit out the tale of the cursed monstrosity responsible for his broken body as his life drifted away. He called his killer "the unburied".

Check out the unburied entry now!

We've also expanded the media galleries with three new pieces of artwork and nine new screenshots.
Feb 26, 2009 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with new artwork.

Feb 24, 2009 BlizzCon 2008 Photo Gallery Update
We've updated our BlizzCon photo galleries with a new gallery featuring photos from around the show floor. You can view other galleries by selecting the dropdown menu at the top right of the galleries page.
Feb 24, 2009 StarCraft II Media Update
We have added two new wallpapers featuring Kerrigan, Zeratul, and Jim Raynor to the downloads section.
Feb 24, 2009 Echoes of War: The Music of Blizzard Entertainment Now Available
The Eminence Symphony Orchestra has just released Echoes of War: The Music of Blizzard Entertainment, a comprehensive arrangement album of music from Blizzard Entertainment’s franchises, including pieces from the unreleased StarCraft II and Diablo III. The album comes on two CDs, and is available in both a standard edition and a special Legendary Edition packed with bonus materials. Visit the official Echoes of War website to hear samples, learn more, and order your copy today.

Blizzard Theme Park Art Contest
What would you do if you could design the Blizzard Entertainment theme park of your dreams? Here's your chance to show us! We're inviting you to illustrate your own original Blizzard Entertainment theme park, complete with rides and attractions based on the Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft universes. The most creative and fantastic designs will receive prizes including StarCraft II beta keys, a chance to have their entry displayed at BlizzCon 2009, and more. For more information, head to the contest page or read the official rules.

Feb 23, 2009 BlizzCon 2008 Photo Gallery Update
We've updated our BlizzCon 2008 photo galleries with a new gallery focused on the winner of our 2008 costume contest: a shaman riding a turtle mount. Once you've had a chance to peek at the photos, you can read some behind-the-scenes details about the epic construction process from creator Amanda Hosler here.
Feb 20, 2009 BlizzCon 2008 Photo Gallery Update
We've updated our BlizzCon photo galleries with a new gallery featuring Professional Photos taken of the participants in the 2008 Costume Contest.
Feb 19, 2009 New StarCraft Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with new artwork from StarCraft.

Feb 18, 2009 StarCraft II Q&A Batch 49
We recently answered a number of questions from the community regarding StarCraft II. Check out part 49 of the Q&A, along with the StarCraft II Q&A archive in the Battle.net forums.

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