News Archive

July 2007

Jul 23, 2007 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, 2007 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 14, 2007 BlizzCon Original Song and Fan Art Contests
We have expanded the international eligibility for our BlizzCon Original Song and Fan Art contests to include contestants from additional countries. You have until July 31 to enter these contests -- check the new Original Song contest rules or Fan Art contest rules for more information or to see if you're able to enter. If you had previously submitted an entry into either contest, your submission will automatically be re-entered in the new contests. Visit the BlizzCon Contest page for more information or to submit your entry -- and good luck!
Jul 7, 2007 BlizzCon Contest Submissions Now Open
We are now accepting submissions for this year's BlizzCon Movie, Original Song, and Fan Art contests. Head over to the contest page to submit your entries by 12 p.m. PST on July 24, and you could win some great prizes or a chance to have your work showcased at the show. We'll be announcing specific prizing and submission guidelines for all of our BlizzCon contests as they become available, so stay tuned to www.blizzcon.com for further updates.
Jul 6, 2007 Win a Trip to BlizzCon 2009
SteelSeries has joined forces with J!NX, Upper Deck, BradyGames, and SwagDog to offer you the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Blizzcon 2009. Visit the official Blizzcon Sweepstakes website www.blizzconsweepstakes.com and fill out an entry form for a chance to win. Runner-up prizes include prize packs valued at $2000.
Jul 6, 2007 StarCraft Comic Contest Winners
Congratulations to the winners of June's "Vespene Laughs" Comic Contest -- and thanks to everyone for all of the humorous and creative entries we received.

To enter the current month's contest, simply create your own original comic based on StarCraft universe, and submit your comic by July 15. The funniest and most creative will win some great prizes, including StarCraft II beta keys for the month's best comic. Check out the official rules for more information, and keep coming back for more Vespene Laughs!

Jul 2, 2007 Rise of the Lich King Stein Summer Promotion
The Rise of the Lich King stein is now available for shipment. Featuring Lich King Arthas Menethil and his undead minions, each hand-crafted stein features amazing graphics by Alex Horley. Also available is an ultra-rare Legendary version featuring an 18 ct. gold-plated lid and hand-painted gold accents. The Legendary version of stein is limited to 750 pieces worldwide, with each signed by Horley. To celebrate the launch, 3 Point Entertainment is offering up to 20% off on all Warcraft Epic steins. For a limited time you can enjoy big savings on Alliance, Horde, and the new Rise of the Lich King stein. Visit their website for details and to join the celebration.
Jul 2, 2007 Laguna Art Museum Exhibit on World of Warcraft
This summer, Laguna Art Museum and Blizzard Entertainment are proud to present WoW: Emergent Media Phenomenon. This exhibit features art created by professional artists from around the world who have been influenced by World of Warcraft, as well as works generated by Blizzard Entertainment and by members of our community.

The goal of this exhibit is to illustrate the impact that World of Warcraft has had on our modern art culture and to give insight into the creative community it has gathered. The exhibit is currently open and will be running through October 4, 2009.