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2013 Dragon Slayer Awards Voting now is beginning Blizzard community has been nominated

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The Dragon Slayer Awards are 100% user nominated and user voted. They focus on community managers, community builders and, most importantly, the community members of gaming. The Dragon Slayer Awards 2013 opened up voting polls to choose the winners of several notable gaming categories such as:

Most Passionate Fan Base

Top Community Management team

Community Manager of the Year

Notable Gaming Personality

World of Warcraft is among the Most Passionate Fan Base category, Several Blizzard Entertainment community managers have been nominated to the 2013 Dragon Slayer Awards. And the category for Community Managers of the Year contains: Netahera, Bashiok, Zarhym, Vaeflare, Rygarius, Daxxari, and Nakatoir.

Notable Gaming Personality — Sha of Happiness is up there against Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton, HuskyStarcraft and Totalbiscuit.

In the Machinima category is WoWCrendor and The Guild and the most notable gaming comic features WTF Comics, The Daily Brink and Penny Arcade.

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Voting runs from early July, 2013 through September 2nd, 2013.For more information about game you can visit the official site.

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Blizzard releases the activities Schedule for 2013 San Diego Comic-Con

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Why almost all the game players that are interested in Blizzard’s latest trends? The reason maybe Blizzard Entertainment is the creators of Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft. Earlier they announced that they were going to be attending/exhibiting at the San Diego Comic-Con, if you’re headed to the San Diego Comic Con this year, make sure to take time for Blizzard! The official blog has just posted the schedule of events for SDCC 2013. Blizzard will be located at booth #115 this year, and will have plenty of books for sale right along with the merchandise we saw previewed last week. Along with the Blizzard booth, the Funko Booth (#5343) will have the Shadow Illidan figure for sale, Sideshow (#1929) will have a fully painted Diablo statue on display as well as a first look at Deathwing, and Insight Editions (#1134) will be holding a daily random drawing to give away a copy of The Art of Blizzard, as well as showing off spreads from the upcoming Diablo: Book of Tyrael.

Thursday, July 18

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Art of Blizzard Signing

Wei Wang and Glenn Rane will be signing copies of “Art of Blizzard,” which you can buy at the booth. The Art of Blizzard details some of the most iconic artwork Blizzard has produced over the years in this full-color compilation.

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m – World of Warcraft Tribute Signings (UDON booth #4529)

A selection of top-flight artists will be on hand to sign and maybe even sketch in your copy of World of Warcraft Tribute. Tribute artists scheduled to appear include Justin Bechtold, Kevin Cameron, Sean Galloway, Matt Grigsby, Dax Gordine, Gregory Higerd, Don Ho, Edwin Huang, Arun Naina, AJ Nazzaro, Laura Rivera, Emmanuel Fuentes, Patrick Scullin, and Arnold Tsang. (Subject to change)

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Blizzard Licensing Panel (Hall 6BCF)

Chris Metzen (Blizzard Entertainment SVP Story and Franchise Development) and a team of esteemed guests reveal never-before-seen licensed products and plans for 2013/2014. Talk to the designers, writers and artists as we dig into toys, novels, comics, statues, and more. Panel and extended game Q&A session moderated by Kat Hunter (host of BlizzCon coverage on DIRECTV).

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – UDON World of Warcraft Tribute Art Book Signings

Come by the Blizzard booth to meet artists Justin Bechtold, Ginny Higerd, and Arun Naina, whose art is featured in the World of Warcraft Tribute fanart book, curated by UDON.

Friday, July 19

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – World of Warcraft: Dark Riders Signing

Writer Mike Costa will be signing your World of Warcraft: Dark Riders comics at the Blizzard booth.

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m – World of Warcraft Tribute Signings (UDON booth #4529)

A selection of top-flight artists will be on hand to sign and maybe even sketch in your copy of World of Warcraft Tribute. Tribute artists scheduled to appear include Justin Bechtold, Kevin Cameron, Sean Galloway, Matt Grigsby, Dax Gordine, Gregory Higerd, Don Ho, Edwin Huang, Arun Naina, AJ Nazzaro, Laura Rivera, Emmanuel Fuentes, Patrick Scullin, and Arnold Tsang. (Subject to change)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Vol’jin: Shadows of the Horde Signing

Give us your best troll impression when you pick up your copy of this newly released book and have it signed by author Mike Stackpole. Ya, mon!

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Pearl of Pandaria Signing

Blizzard’s Micky Neilson and artist Sean Galloway join forces to sign their NY Times Bestselling original graphic novel, featuring the Pandarian adventures of Li Li Stormstout.

Saturday, July 20

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Art of Blizzard Signing

Chris Metzen, Bill Petras, and Roman Kenney will be pleased to sign their name in your book!

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m – World of Warcraft Tribute Signings (UDON booth #4529)

A selection of top-flight artistswill be on hand to sign and maybe even sketch in your copy of World of Warcraft Tribute. Tribute artists scheduled to appear include Justin Bechtold, Kevin Cameron, Sean Galloway, Matt Grigsby, Dax Gordine, Gregory Higerd, Don Ho, Edwin Huang, Arun Naina, AJ Nazzaro, Laura Rivera, Emmanuel Fuentes, Patrick Scullin, and Arnold Tsang. (Subject to change)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Vol’jin: Shadows of the Horde Signing

Author Mike Stackpole will be signing his newly released book for attendees.For more information about online game you can visit the official site.

Heroes and Villains in your Favorite Blizzard Games

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In Blizzard games the most exciting part is the numerous large and small heroes and Villains of the story,Riverside Hogg,Diablo, the Plaguelands Fordring, chic Ranger Jim Raynor ,Etc,Either the Heroes or the Villains, they gave the players a deep impression。

The European official Community Forum a player asked a question, Which are your favorite  Heroes and Villains in Blizzard game? The Answers of the players are variety

Blue posted: Hmm, this is a tough question.I’ll start with the Villains first. There are many really awesome villains in Blizzard games, such as Arthas, Illidan, Diablo, and Baal, but if I have to pick a favourite, then I think I will go with Arcturus Mengsk… He may not be a prime evil super villain type character, but that is maybe why I like him so much… he is just a regular good old fashioned dictator you can relate to.

So just as the title says who is the best heroes and villains for you? I have a hard time to decide between Arthas or Overmind as the villains and Tyrael/Imperius? As the heroes are hard choices.Now who are your favorites?

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