In Cryptozoic’s last article, they showed you the strength of the Argent Crusade in the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game. In the second of three articles, relive the battle seen in the Angrathar cinematic. Join the Horde at Kor’kron Vanguard or the Alliance at Fordragon Hold and write your own story at the Wrathgate!
Whether up in the air or down on the ground, mounts are an integral part of World of Warcraft. Flying mounts are brand new in Wrathgate, the latest set for the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game. Come see how your TCG heroes will move about in this final preview article courtesy of Cryptozoic Entertainment.
Phase 2 of the 2010 World of Warcraft Arena Tournament has begun. Tournament participants have had ample time during the practice phase to hone their strategies, try various team compositions, and get used to playing with their team. It’s now time to play for keeps. To track the progress of your team and competition, please visit the World of Warcraft Armory and select the Coliseum battlegroup. Top teams will earn a chance to participate in live events, including the global finals being held at BlizzCon. If you have not yet registered for the tournament, you can still do so until June 7. For more information on the tournament, please visit our
Arena Tournament information page; to discuss the tournament with your fellow players, please visit the Arena Tournament Forum. Good luck, and may the best teams be left standing.
Comedian and actor Jay Mohr will be returning to BlizzCon this year to serve as master of ceremonies for the live costume contest and other contests on the first night of the show. Jay is the star of the popular television show Gary Unmarried, and is known for his roles in movies like Jerry Maguire and for creating, producing, and hosting the successful TV series Last Comic Standing. We’ll have more info to share about the Friday-night contests and other events at BlizzCon in the months leading up to the show, so keep your eye on BlizzCon.com for more details.
Check out a behind the scenes look at the female worgen; a work-in-progress version for this new member of the Alliance, available in Cataclysm, right here.
Tickets to this year’s BlizzCon gaming convention, being held on October 22 and 23 in Anaheim, California, will go on sale worldwide on Wednesday, June 2 at 7 p.m. Pacific time for $150 each, with a second block of tickets going on sale Saturday, June 5 at 10 a.m. Pacific time.
For those unable to attend, DIRECTV will once again be televising BlizzCon in high definition as a Pay Per View event, featuring coverage from the show floor, exclusive interviews, demos, and more. In addition, players around the world will be able to purchase the Pay Per View event as a multichannel Internet stream, allowing viewers online to switch between coverage of multiple panels and activities during the show.
To celebrate the debut of Taverncraft’s signed and numbered Blood of the Horde and Alliance United Legendary Collection Steins, as well as the premiere of the new FigurePrints Busts, Taverncraft and FigurePrints have banded together to present the “Show Us Your Stein” screenshot contest. Through May 31, simply become a fan of the World of Warcraft Epic Collection Steins page on Facebook and, in the Fan Photos section there, post in-game screenshots of your character(s) holding either a stein of any sort or a Tankard O’ Terror, and you’ll be eligible to win a share of over $500 in prizes. Additional details are available on the
World of Warcraft Epic Collection Steins Facebook page.
Get those opt-ins ready for the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm closed beta! The sundering of Azeroth is nigh, and you don’t want to be left out in the cold of Northrend when you could be enjoying the sun-drenched beaches on the goblin isle of Kezan. To ensure you’re opted-in and eligible as a potential candidate, you’ll need a World of Warcraft license attached to your Battle.net account, have your current system specifications uploaded to the Battle.net Beta Profile Settings page, and have expressed interest through the franchise-specific check boxes.
So get your opt-ins set up, updated, and ready; we’re worgen real hard to get the beta going soon!