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Fourth expansion to Blizzard Entertainment’s critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game reintroduces the mysterious pandaren race to Azeroth
ANAHEIM, Calif. — October 21, 2011 — Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced plans for the fourth expansion toWorld of Warcraft®, its award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). Unveiled to a sold-out crowd at the company’s BlizzCon® gaming festival, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria™ lifts the fog of mystery surrounding a long-lost continent that has been newly rediscovered following the events of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm™. The new expansion reintroduces the elusive pandaren, originally seen in Blizzard’s real-time strategy game Warcraft® III, as a playable race and adds a brand-new player class: the martial-arts-focused Monk. While exploring the mysteries of an exotic new land and advancing to the new level cap of 90, players will experience a range of new content and game features, including new quests and dungeons, group scenarios and “challenge” modes, pet battles, and more.
BlizzCon® Virtual Ticket allows viewers at home to watch sold-out show, including closing concert featuring Foo Fighters, on October 21-22
IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– BlizzCon® 2011, Blizzard Entertainment’s two-day festival celebrating the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® game universes and their global player communities, begins on Friday, October 21, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. The sold-out show features a wide range of events and activities, including discussion panels with developers of Blizzard Entertainment games; intense eSports competition featuring top pro gamers from around the world; costume and dance contests hosted by comedianJay Mohr; and an epic rock concert headlined by the multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning Foo Fighters.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today the “Battle of the NASCAR® Kids” championship tournament is coming to Homestead-Miami Speedway the weekend of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship this November 19-20. Stoking the rivalries among fans, drivers and their families, Activision is finally giving kids a chance to compete for the glory as they play against one another to be crowned champion. To inform, educate and excite the millions of hungry NASCAR fanatics, the event aims to bring together NASCAR families to ultimately raise $25,000 for the NASCAR foundation.
NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), in partnership with Columbia Pictures, today announced an all-new Men In Black™ video game, launching as a standalone title to coincide with the global theatrical release of Men In Black III in Spring 2012. True to the spirit of the franchise, the original title will feature action-packed, yet light-hearted gameplay mixed with edge-of-your-seat shooting excitement from the universe’s most elite peacekeeping force.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Gamers will finally experience the epic battles that shaped the history of the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS with the fall 2012 release of Activision Publishing, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON. Currently in development by the acclaimed team at High Moon Studios,TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON takes fans through the final, darkest hours of the civil war between the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS as they fight for control of their dying planet, ultimately leading to their storied exodus from home.
$250,000 Award Will Fund Two Best Game Concepts Program to Be Juried by IndieCade
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to the development of new talent and creativity, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced a call for submissions for the second Activision Independent Games Competition — an award program designed to foster innovation.
Open to all independent developers with headquarters in the United States, the Activision Independent Games Competition, to be administered by IndieCade, offers the winning studio or individual funding for game concept, titles in development or completed works. Ownership of submission remains with the creator. Submissions will be accepted from October 3, 2011 through December 31, 2011.