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Hell Freezes Over For The Release of Diablo III

Despite a sterling record of always hitting its release targets, Blizzard Entertainment announced that the expected launch window for Diablo III, the next title in the company’s critically acclaimed series of action role-playing games, will be moving into early 2012. “With every game we make, the temptation is always very strong …

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BlizzCon 2011 to Feature eSports Competition

Blizzard Entertainment announced that the 2011 Global Battle.net Invitational and the 2011 GSL (Global StarCraft II League) October Final will both be held at BlizzCon 2011. The action will be live at BlizzCon and presented for free over the Internet at www.blizzcon.com. A free Battle.net account will be required for …

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BlizzCon 2011 Tickets on Sale May 21 and May 25

Blizzard Entertainment announced that tickets for its sixth BlizzCon gaming convention will go on sale in two batches on Saturday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 25. In addition, a limited number of tickets to an exclusive pre-BlizzCon dinner to benefit Children’s Hospital of Orange County will go on sale Saturday, …

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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm One-Month Sales Top 4.7 Million

Blizzard Entertainment announced that World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, the third expansion for the critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), has sold through more than 4.7 million copies as of its first month of release, setting a new record for monthly PC-game sales.* World of Warcraft: Cataclysm was simultaneously released …

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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Official Global Launch Events

Blizzard Entertainment announced several official launch events to celebrate the upcoming release of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, the highly anticipated third expansion for the world’s most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game. Starting on the night of December 6, key retail partners in the US, Canada, France, Germany, Russia, Sweden, …

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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm in Stores December 7

Blizzard Entertainment announced that World of Warcraft: Cataclysm will be released starting on December 7, 2010. The expansion will be available on DVD-ROM for Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7 and Macintosh at a suggested retail price of $39.99 and will also be offered as a digital download from the Blizzard Store. A special Collector’s Edition …

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World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King to Launch in Mainland China

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, the second expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s award-winning subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), will launch in mainland China on August 31, 2010. “We appreciate the continued passion and support that Chinese players have shown for World of Warcraft, and we’re working hard to …

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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Collector’s Edition Announced

Blizzard Entertainment announced plans for a limited-release Collector’s Edition of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, the third expansion for the world’s most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game,* World of Warcraft. The special Collector’s Edition package, which will only be available at retail stores, will include the following exclusive bonus items …

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StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Becomes Biggest PC Game Launch of the Year

Blizzard Entertainment announced that StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty achieved a day-one sales milestone of more than 1 million copies sold worldwide, making it the best-selling PC game of 2010 within its first 24 hours of availability.* The game went on to sell a total of more than 1.5 million …

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StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Midnight Launch Event

Blizzard Entertainment announced its plans for the official North American midnight launch event for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, the long-anticipated sequel to 1998’s critically acclaimed real-time strategy game, StarCraft. The event will take place at Fry’s Electronics at 10800 Kalama River Avenue in Fountain Valley, CA, with activities starting …

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