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Jun 10, 2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces.
Jun 10, 2010 Watch New StarCraft II Ad
This new TV spot debuted during the NBA Finals, but if you missed it you can watch it now on the new StarCraft Youtube channel. The thirty-second spot features voice-overs from two iconic characters in StarCraft II, and is cut from the pre-rendered cinematic sequences found throughout the game.
Jun 10, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 4 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Jun 9, 2010 Coming to BlizzCon? Join the Network!
We've put together a classy assortment of events pages on Facebook to support players who Like our Blizzard, StarCraft, Warcraft, and Diablo pages. Let folks know you're coming to BlizzCon this year by checking in at the BlizzCon 2010, BlizzCon 2010 - Diablo Community, BlizzCon 2010 - Warcraft Community, or BlizzCon 2010 - StarCraft Community events pages. We have great things in store for you this year, but nothing beats the opportunity you'll have to connect with your fellow players. See you at the show!
Jun 7, 2010 Access the Auction House From (Just About) Anywhere
So you're wondering how your auction for that rare blacksmithing pattern is going, but the game isn't installed on any computers around you. Well, starting right now, you can view the World of Warcraft Auction House from just about anywhere where you have an Internet connection, via the Armory website, the Mobile Armory app for iPhone® and iPod touch®, or the new Remote Auction House app for Android™. We're pleased to announce that with the new Auction House section of the Armory, World of Warcraft players are now able to browse their characters’ local Auction Houses with the same search functionality available in the game, as well as see the real-time status of each of their current bids and auctions.

In addition, with a paid subscription to the new World of Warcraft Remote service, also launched today, you’ll be able to use the Armory website or mobile app to:
  • Post items for sale from your character’s bag, bank, or mailbox on your faction’s Auction House or the realm’s cross-faction Auction House.
  • Place bids or make buyout purchases on the Auction House.
  • Collect the gold earned from a successful auction or reclaim the gold from an unsuccessful bid.
For more information about the new Armory Auction House functionality and the subscription-based World of Warcraft Remote service, check out the Web Auction House FAQ and World of Warcraft Remote FAQ.

To download the free Mobile Armory app for iPhone and iPod touch, click here. To download the free Remote Auction House app for Android, search for the "Remote Auction House" in the Android Market on your phone. To subscribe to World of Warcraft Remote, visit Account Management.

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Jun 5, 2010 Second Batch of BlizzCon Tickets Sold Out
The second batch of tickets for BlizzCon 2010 has now been sold out. If you weren't able to get tickets this year, keep in mind that coverage of the gaming festival will also be offered by DIRECTV as a Pay Per View event, available both via satellite and multi-channel Internet stream. Keep an eye on the BlizzCon website for updates on panels, exhibits, events, DIRECTV and Internet stream info, and more. We look forward to meeting some of you at the show!
Jun 4, 2010 StarCraft II Video Contest Winners Announced
We laughed, we cried, we covered our eyes, we moved to the music, and we stared (wide-eyed) in wonder at the marvelous visions displayed throughout this contest. In the end, there were more outstanding submissions than we could have hoped for. Even so, there were those that rose above their fellows. Without further ado, we are pleased to announce our winners. Congratulations to Peter Stoll! You've won a new Samsung LCD 46’’ 1080p LCD HDTV! We would also like to congratulate Ryan Humphries, Richard H Wang and Caleb Koch. Each of whom has won a new Samsung 32’’ 1080p LCD HDTV! To view the winning submissions, click here.
Jun 3, 2010 New Concept Art
Our Concept Art gallery has been updated with two new pieces.
Jun 3, 2010 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 4 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.
Jun 3, 2010 First Batch of BlizzCon Tickets Sold Out
The initial allotment of tickets for BlizzCon 2010 has now been sold out. If you weren't able to get tickets this time, you'll have another chance on Saturday, June 5 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time, when a second batch goes on sale. Coverage of the gaming festival will also be offered by DIRECTV as a Pay Per View event, available both via satellite and multi-channel Internet stream -- keep an eye on BlizzCon site for more details in the near future.