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Aug 26, 2011 BlizzCon Costume & Dance Contests Now Open

Your opportunity to take the center stage has come, and it’s time to secure your place in BlizzCon history! Sign-ups for the BlizzCon Costume and Dance contests are now open, and you can head on over to our Dance or Costume page to submit your entry.

Don’t delay! The deadline to enter both contests is October 10.

Aug 26, 2011 Diablo Art Gallery Update

The Diablo Art gallery has been updated with three classic pieces conceived during the Diablo II development era. These pieces offer an inside look at the creative process behind building the Diablo universe.

Aug 26, 2011 Introducing the New Home of Diablo Fan Art

We're very pleased to provide a new home for all of the wonderful Diablo Fan Art on our new community site. With the enhanced Media section we encourage you to share your thoughts on the player-created pieces you love. Just click on the thumbnails below to view the full images and leave a comment or two while you’re at it. To view high-resolution versions of each piece, simply click under the image on the button labeled “Download: Original.”

Now that this page is up and running, we want to put your artistic talents on display. Paint, design, code, pen, or sculpt your impressions of Sanctuary and submit your fan art today. Your masterpiece could be featured on this site for all the world to see!

Aug 26, 2011 A Photo Recap of gamescom 2011!

We've just updated our gamescom 2011 photo gallery with images from our Costume Contest, our StarCraft II Show Matches, and the crowds of attendees who dropped by our booth this year. Thousands of visitors stopped by to enjoy a hands-on experience with some of our current and upcoming titles, cheer on their favorite contest participants, pro gamers, and teams as well as take home some amazing loot from the event.

Relive the experience now by diving headfirst into our photo gallery!

Aug 24, 2011 Stay Awhile and Listen

Our new Diablo III community site has gone live! This will be your sanctuary for all the latest developments from New Tristram and beyond, featuring community forums and regular blog updates. Just like this site, you can post comments and share Diablo III news items via Twitter, Facebook, and other popular social media outlets. You'll want to check out the new Diablo III news feed regularly. We’ll use it to share everything about Diablo III and to highlight recent community activity, including your most entertaining videos, art, comics, fansites, and much more.

We hope you head over and get acquainted with the new site, and return often. We've got a lot in store leading up to the release of Diablo III, including the launch of the Game Guide section featuring lore, characters, classes, maps, and more. Additionally, you’ll see us on the new Diablo III forums. We look forward to sharing and discussing all the latest Diablo III news, content, and updates with you for a long time to come.

Blog comments, forum posting, and profile management are only available to those with an active StarCraft II, World of Warcraft, or Diablo III beta license.

Aug 24, 2011 New Warcraft Fan Art

The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 5 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.

Would you like to share your artistic talents with the community? Submit your fan art today!

Aug 19, 2011 World of Warcraft Sneak Peek From gamescom

The gamescom 2011 convention is underway in Cologne, Germany, and the first day kicked off with a few big patch 4.3-related announcements for World of Warcraft. Visit the official forums for a quick summary of the features that the World of Warcraft developers are talking about at the show.

Aug 17, 2011 New Warcraft Fan Art

The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 5 new pieces of fan artwork set within the Warcraft universe.

Would you like to share your artistic talents with the community? Submit your fan art today!

Aug 16, 2011 Warcraft Art Gallery Update

We’ve updated our Trading Card Game art gallery to feature ten new pieces. Each image is taken directly from the official World of Warcraft Trading Card Game. Be sure to give a shout-out to your favorite pieces in the comments.

Aug 15, 2011 2011 Blizzard Global Writing Contest!

You sit at your typewriter, hands frozen in fear by the sound of crumpling paper from the darkness behind you. Shadows of broken quills encroach on your sight's periphery but slither out of view when you turn toward them. Summoning your courage, you lash out at the apparitions before they fade, only to awaken in a cold sweat with pencils and pens gripped tight in your clenched fists. You know what this dream foretells: the 2011 Global Writing Contest is upon us!

Enter a short story for the chance to win a free trip to Blizzard's headquarters in Southern California! This contest is open to entrants from around the world and will be judged by Blizzard's very own writers and masters of lore. For more information, head to the contest page!