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BlizzCon is a Blizzard Entertainment-hosted gaming convention.

In late October 2005, Blizzard hosted the first BlizzCon, where information about StarCraft: Ghost was released.[1][2][3][4]

BlizzCon 2005Edit

StarCraft: Ghost's multiplayer debuted at BlizzCon 2005.[5]

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StarCraft Ghost Trailer


A cinematic trailer was shown at BlizzCon; it is a longer version of the trailer shown earlier in the year at E3.[6]

BlizzCon 2007Edit

Main article: BlizzCon 2007

On the 12th of April 2007 Blizzard announced that they will be holding a second convention that year. This convention was held on August 3rd 2007.

BlizzCon 2008Edit

Main article: BlizzCon 2008

On May 12th, 2008, Blizzard announced their third BlizzCon event gaming convention, to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on October 10 and 11. In response to the demand to accommodate more attendees, that year's event expanded from two convention halls to three.[7]

BlizzCon 2009Edit

Main article: BlizzCon 2009

BlizzCon 2009 was held in Anaheim, California August 21st and 22nd 2009.[8]

BlizzCon 2010Edit

Main article: BlizzCon 2010

BlizzCon 2010 was held in Anaheim, California on Friday October 22nd and Saturday October 23rd, 2010.[9]

BlizzCon 2011Edit

Main article: BlizzCon 2011

BlizzCon 2011 was held in Anaheim, California on October 21st and 22nd, 2011.[10]

BlizzCon 2012Edit

There was not be a BlizzCon 2012, as Blizzard's tight production schedule of Heart of the Swarm, Diablo III and Mists of Pandaria made such an event prohibitive.

BlizzCon 2013Edit

Main article: BlizzCon 2013

BlizzCon 2013 was held in Anaheim, California on November 8th and 9th, 2013.[11]

BlizzCon 2014Edit

Main article: BlizzCon 2014

BlizzCon 2014 is to be held on November 7th and 8th, 2014.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Source: BlizzCon 2005 StarCraft: Ghost information. StarCraft: Ghost introduction. Artist: Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2007-09-08.
  2. BlizzCon 2005 StarCraft: Ghost information. Terran Infantry. Artist: Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2007-09-08.
  3. BlizzCon 2005 StarCraft: Ghost information. Terran Vehicles. Artist: Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2007-09-08.
  4. Source: BlizzCon 2005 StarCraft: Ghost information. Zerg units. Artist: Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2007-09-08.
  5. Bryn Williams. 2005-10-28. Blizzcon reveals some awesome LAN action and the Zerg as a playable race. Gamespy. Accessed 2009-05-01.
  6. 2005-05-24. Starcraft Ghost (movies available). Gamers Hell. Accessed 2009-05-04.
  7. 2008-12-05, Blizzcon 2008 Announced. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed on 2008-12-05
  8. Medievaldragon. 2009-02-17. Blizzcon 2009 Announced. Blizzplanet. Accessed 2009-02-21.
  9. Blizzard Entertainment staff. 2010-03-25. BlizzCon® 2010 Announced. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2010-03-26.
  10. Blizzard Entertainment staff. 2011-02-07. BLIZZCON® 2011 ANNOUNCED Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2011-02-07.
  11. BlizzCon 2013, Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed on 2013-10-01
  12. BlizzCon, Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed on 2014-05-07

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