BlizzCon 2009 is officially happening.‚ The fourth annual convention for all things Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, August 21st and 22nd.
This year’s BlizzCon will be bigger and better than ever before.‚ Due to a high forecast of attendees, floor space will expand from three convention halls to four.‚ That’s an entire extra hall for you and your raiding pals to soak in Blizzard’s latest offerings.
Blizzard has been known to keep secrets, but when they’re ready to divulge, BlizzCon is usually where it happens.‚ Who knows, maybe we’ll finally get a glimpse at the World of Warcraft movie fanboys have been screaming for, or perhaps, their next non-World of Warcraft MMO.‚ One thing is for sure, whatever coveted secret Blizzard decides to unveil will blow our minds.
Mike Morhaime, CEO and founder of Blizzard Entertainment says,
“We’ve been amazed by the incredible response to each of our previous BlizzCon events,” and that‚ “We’re pleased to be bringing the convention back to Anaheim this year, and we look forward to this new opportunity to meet Blizzard gamers from around the world.”
And why shouldn’t he be. ‚ With hands on time with pre-release titles, discussion panels with Blizzard developers, competitive and casual tournaments for attendees, great prizes, commemorative merchandise based on the Blizzard universe, and a silent auction, this year’s BlizzCon looks to be aiming for new heights.
Keep an eye on the BlizzCon 2009 official site for further details regarding ticket availability and pricing.
About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft(R) and the Warcraft(R), StarCraft(R), and Diablo(R) series, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment’s track record includes eleven #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company’s online-gaming service, Battle.net(R), is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active users.
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