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Jul 31, 2009 New StarCraft Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with one new artwork from StarCraft.

Jul 30, 2009 BlizzCon Tournament Coverage Streaming

We are pleased to announce that this year, for the first time, all of our streaming tournament coverage for BlizzCon will be available in both high-resolution and low-resolution formats, and you can choose whichever fits your available bandwidth. The BlizzCon website will host one stream featuring StarCraft and Warcraft III events and another dedicated to World of Warcraft. As in previous years, all of this streaming tournament coverage will be provided free of charge. Be sure to tune in to find out which teams and players are the best in the world by visiting the BlizzCon site on August 21 and 22.

To clarify, the tournament coverage streams are free, but to watch panels, see new announcements as they are made, or receive the in-game pet, you will need to order the Pay Per View Internet stream.

Jul 29, 2009 BlizzCon 2009 Internet Stream Rebroadcasts Planned
In addition to the live Pay Per View Internet stream of BlizzCon 2009, rebroadcasts will be available for those who tune in after the show has begun. Rebroadcasts will be available during and directly following the show, giving viewers the control to watch BlizzCon at their convenience. Access to the rebroadcasts is included with the purchase of access to the Internet stream at no additional charge.

Don't miss out; visit here for more information on the Internet stream.
Jul 29, 2009 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 3 new artwork by breathing2004 from World of Warcraft.

Jul 25, 2009 BlizzCon 2009 NVIDIA Promotion
NVIDIA is running a promotion to award one winner with an all-expenses-paid trip for two to BlizzCon 2009. Head over to http://www.nzone.com/wow before July 31 to learn more about the contest, and visit here to review the terms and conditions.
Jul 24, 2009 New Diablo Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with one new artwork from Diablo.

Jul 22, 2009 New Fan Art
The Blizzard Fan Art Section has been updated with 3 new artwork from World of Warcraft.

Jul 21, 2009 StarCraft II Mousepads Now Available

SteelSeries has just unveiled the first of a new line of StarCraft II gaming surfaces featuring original artwork from the game. Developed to meet the requirements of pro gamers, these pads boast a high-quality cloth surface optimized for precision laser and optical mouse tracking. Check them out at Steelseries.com.

Jul 21, 2009 Sam Raimi to Direct Warcraft Movie!
We're pleased to announce that Sam Raimi, famed director of the blockbuster Spider-Man series, has signed on to bring the forces of the Horde and the Alliance to life on the big screen in the upcoming live-action film based on the Warcraft universe. Check out the press release for all of the details!
Jul 20, 2009 Battle.net Mobile Authenticator Now Available for More Phones

The Battle.net Mobile Authenticator, an optional security tool to help prevent unauthorized Battle.net account access, is now available for a wide range of mobile phones and carriers in the United States and Europe. Previously available only for the Apple iPhone, the Battle.net Mobile Authenticator is a mobile application that generates a one-time password to use in addition to your regular account ID and password when logging in to a Battle.net account or any merged World of Warcraft accounts.

Visit mobile.blizzard.com to purchase the application for 99 cents, or to download Blizzard Entertainment ringtones for $1.50 each and wallpapers for 99 cents apiece. iPhone and iPod touch users can download the Battle.net Mobile Authenticator for free from the Apple App Store. For more information, visit www.battle.net/bma or check out the Battle.net Mobile Authenticator FAQ.