News Archive

October 2010

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Oct 30, 2010 2010 Pumpkin Contest Winners
The winners of this year's pumpkin-carving contest have been chosen -- and they're monstrously spectacular. We'd like to thank everyone who participated this year, and we can't wait to see your mad scientist skills in action again next time around. Check out all of the creepy, incredible, and creative winning pumpkins here.
Oct 29, 2010 Revolution Overdrive: Songs of Liberty Now on iTunes
Carry the terrans' greatest rock 'n' roll classics with you everywhere you go -- without having to haul around the jukebox from Joeyray's Bar. The new Revolution Overdrive: Songs of Liberty album features 14 songs from StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, including "Zerg, Shotgun, and You, " "Sweet Home Alabama, " "Terran Up the Night, " and other interstellar hits you've hummed along with while hanging in the Hyperion cantina. It's available now as an iTunes LP from the iTunes Store.
Oct 28, 2010 Blizzard Comic Contest
The comic contest is back! If you've ever read the Sunday morning funny pages, then you already know what to do. Make a comic that will split our sides (a little artistic skill doesn't hurt either...) and you may be among one of three winners chosen every other month. We'll display the winners proudly on our websites and send their creators a good-as-cash gift card. We're opening the contest up to all Blizzard Entertainment franchises, so you can now create a fun, silly, or interesting comic based on the themes and characters from the Warcraft, Diablo, or StarCraft universes to enter. For details, or to submit your entry, hit up the official Blizzard Comic Contest page.
Oct 28, 2010 Blizzard Art Gallery Update
The Blizzard Art gallery has been updated with 6 pieces representing the Warcraft universe. These pieces offer an inside look at the creative process behind building this virtual world.
Oct 28, 2010 Cataclysm Digital Pre-Sale Now Available on Battle.net
The Cataclysm looms near, and you can be ready to play the minute the servers go live by pre-purchasing the expansion digitally on Battle.net now. Simply complete the digital pre-sale process on Battle.net, and your account will be flagged for automatic access to Cataclysm when it launches at 12:01 a.m. PST on December 7.

Once you�ve completed the digital upgrade, be sure to log in to World of Warcraft at least once prior to December 7 to begin the background-downloading process and prepare for Deathwing�s return. Until then, keep watching the skies....
Oct 27, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 5 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Oct 26, 2010 BlizzCon 2010: Highlight Reel
Did you miss out on the BlizzCon festivities this weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center? We've put together a highlight video featuring some of the show's most epic moments, from the opening ceremony on Friday morning to Tenacious D rocking people's socks off Saturday night. Enjoy!
Oct 26, 2010 BlizzCon 2010: We Want Your Photos
If you attended BlizzCon 2010 and brought a camera along, we want to see your pictures. Send your best photos of the event, particularly from Friday's contests, to blizzconweb@blizzard.com.
Oct 26, 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 4 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 26, 2010 BlizzCon 2010 Contest Winners
Countless talented artists answered the call for our BlizzCon 2010 Fan Art, Movie, and Original Song contests. Picking the final winners out of this sea of creativity proved more difficult than ever, but ultimately, the following submissions managed to stand out and win our panel judges over with their inventiveness and brilliant execution:

FAN ART
MOVIE
ORIGINAL SONG
Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to everyone who participated!
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