BlizzCon 2011 Announced

BlizzCon 2011 Announced

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October is coming, eventually, and you know what that means: BlizzCon 2011 is on the way.

It may not be a huge surprise but at least it's official. Blizzard announced today that this year's BlizzCon will go down at virtually the same time and place as last year, October 21 and 22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Details are in short supply but Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime promised plenty of everything that makes BlizzCon such a hit among gamers, including discussion panels, competitive and casual tournaments, contests, unique merchandise and of course an inside look at the studio's latest and greatest games.

The 2010 edition of BlizzCon featured an appearance by Tenacious D, a Deathwing/Murloc crossover pet for World of Warcraft players and a "Murloc Marine" character portrait for StarCraft 2 fans, and a horribly awkward Q&A encounter for a guy in a red shirt that quickly became one of the year's finest moments of nerd triumph. It also sold out in about ten minutes, so you better be quick on the draw if you want to go.

More information about what to expect at BlizzCon 2011, along with ticket availability and pricing, will be revealed as the big day gets closer. Keep up with the latest at blizzcon.com

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I'm betting that they will announce an Expansion to WoW during this Blizzcon. It's allways been like that. Release expansion, wait about a year, announce a new one, rinse and repeat.

So I'd just like to repeat myself: If I'm right, then I fucking called it.

Come on Warcraft 4 announcement, DONT LET ME DOWN BLIZZARD D:

I think they already announced that 2012 would host another expansion.

Wish I could make this one

Well, this is great. Too bad i don't live in the States. I'd like to go to such an convention one day D:
And i wonder if Blizzard will announce something completely surprising and awesome? Looking forward to the news.

Heart of the Swarm releasing in Q1 2012. They better do it.

IamQ:
I'm betting that they will announce an Expansion to WoW during this Blizzcon. It's allways been like that. Release expansion, wait about a year, announce a new one, rinse and repeat.

So I'd just like to repeat myself: If I'm right, then I fucking called it.

If that's the case, you'll have to wait until 2012 for calling it. It was released two months ago, so I'm sure it's far too soon for that.

OT: My money's on more details of that new IP there's been rumors of. If they don't have any details at this point, I'd be disappointed.

In other news, grass grows, birds fly and scouts bash mercenaries heads in(and are in general dicks)

Magnatek:

IamQ:
I'm betting that they will announce an Expansion to WoW during this Blizzcon. It's allways been like that. Release expansion, wait about a year, announce a new one, rinse and repeat.

So I'd just like to repeat myself: If I'm right, then I fucking called it.

If that's the case, you'll have to wait until 2012 for calling it. It was released two months ago, so I'm sure it's far too soon for that.

OT: My money's on more details of that new IP there's been rumors of. If they don't have any details at this point, I'd be disappointed.

Well that leaked release chart said it's gonna be in 2013 or 2014 can't remember

EDIT: Yeah, it's late 2014

icyneesan:
Come on Warcraft 4 announcement, DONT LET ME DOWN BLIZZARD D:

I've already made my shrine and started praying.

Magnatek:

IamQ:
I'm betting that they will announce an Expansion to WoW during this Blizzcon. It's allways been like that. Release expansion, wait about a year, announce a new one, rinse and repeat.

So I'd just like to repeat myself: If I'm right, then I fucking called it.

If that's the case, you'll have to wait until 2012 for calling it. It was released two months ago, so I'm sure it's far too soon for that.

OT: My money's on more details of that new IP there's been rumors of. If they don't have any details at this point, I'd be disappointed.

Burning Crusade was released January 2007. Wrath of the Lich King was announced in August the same year. Wrath of the Lich King was then released in November 2008, and Cataclysm was Announced in October the following year. It's a pattern I think they'll follow.

Magnatek:
OT: My money's on more details of that new IP there's been rumors of. If they don't have any details at this point, I'd be disappointed.

Actually, they said last BlizzCon that they don't intend to reveal that before 2012.

IamQ:

Magnatek:

IamQ:
I'm betting that they will announce an Expansion to WoW during this Blizzcon. It's allways been like that. Release expansion, wait about a year, announce a new one, rinse and repeat.

So I'd just like to repeat myself: If I'm right, then I fucking called it.

If that's the case, you'll have to wait until 2012 for calling it. It was released two months ago, so I'm sure it's far too soon for that.

OT: My money's on more details of that new IP there's been rumors of. If they don't have any details at this point, I'd be disappointed.

Burning Crusade was released January 2007. Wrath of the Lich King was announced in August the same year. Wrath of the Lich King was then released in November 2008, and Cataclysm was Announced in October the following year. It's a pattern I think they'll follow.

They didn't follow that pattern in that first example there (seven months isn't 12). If this was an actual pattern, then it could possibly take about 15-16 months for the next announcement (adding 4-5 months with each expansion, as this looks like to me). Regardless, this is just speculation until they actually reveal what will all be at the event.

Xocrates:

Magnatek:
OT: My money's on more details of that new IP there's been rumors of. If they don't have any details at this point, I'd be disappointed.

Actually, they said last BlizzCon that they don't intend to reveal that before 2012.

Then, mark me disappointed already.

Magnatek:

IamQ:

Magnatek:

If that's the case, you'll have to wait until 2012 for calling it. It was released two months ago, so I'm sure it's far too soon for that.

OT: My money's on more details of that new IP there's been rumors of. If they don't have any details at this point, I'd be disappointed.

Burning Crusade was released January 2007. Wrath of the Lich King was announced in August the same year. Wrath of the Lich King was then released in November 2008, and Cataclysm was Announced in October the following year. It's a pattern I think they'll follow.

They didn't follow that pattern in that first example there (seven months isn't 12). If this was an actual pattern, then it could possibly take about 15-16 months for the next announcement (adding 4-5 months with each expansion, as this looks like to me). Regardless, this is just speculation until they actually reveal what will all be at the event.

No, it's not precisley 12 months, but usually around that time. Suprisingly, Wrath was almost half of that though. But yeah, this is just speculation, but I'm frim in the belief that it's a WoW expansion. They've so far always announced one at the blizzcon following the game's release.

IamQ:

Magnatek:

IamQ:

Burning Crusade was released January 2007. Wrath of the Lich King was announced in August the same year. Wrath of the Lich King was then released in November 2008, and Cataclysm was Announced in October the following year. It's a pattern I think they'll follow.

They didn't follow that pattern in that first example there (seven months isn't 12). If this was an actual pattern, then it could possibly take about 15-16 months for the next announcement (adding 4-5 months with each expansion, as this looks like to me). Regardless, this is just speculation until they actually reveal what will all be at the event.

No, it's not precisley 12 months, but usually around that time. Suprisingly, Wrath was almost half of that though. But yeah, this is just speculation, but I'm frim in the belief that it's a WoW expansion. They've so far always announced one at the blizzcon following the game's release.

I can see where you're coming from with that. Who really knows except for Blizzard itself? We may get both the next part of Starcraft II AND the next WoW expansion, or nothing at all. We'll just have to wait and see for the official release statement...or if there's a leak as accurate as the Marvel vs. Capcom 3 thing.

The first thing that shot into my head as I read the title is:

LEEEERROOOOY JEEEENKIINZ~!

Hopefully they'll announce a wc4, sc2 expansion or titan. That's what I'm hoping for.

syltman:
Hopefully they'll announce a wc4, sc2 expansion or titan. That's what I'm hoping for.

Until their done with WoW its probably safe to assume wc4 is off the table. But diablo 3 and the next sc2 expansion wiill probably be getting big pushes.

bahumat42:

syltman:
Hopefully they'll announce a wc4, sc2 expansion or titan. That's what I'm hoping for.

Until their done with WoW its probably safe to assume wc4 is off the table. But diablo 3 and the next sc2 expansion wiill probably be getting big pushes.

Yah, one can always hope however.

syltman:

bahumat42:

syltman:
Hopefully they'll announce a wc4, sc2 expansion or titan. That's what I'm hoping for.

Until their done with WoW its probably safe to assume wc4 is off the table. But diablo 3 and the next sc2 expansion wiill probably be getting big pushes.

Yah, one can always hope however.

more power too you.
I too wish for its eventual release, but i'm content waiting for now.

Lawl. They would announce it to happen then >.>
At least I'm in the area visiting friends during that time.

Well once again I won't be going be it will be fun to read all the post& live updates from people there // The one thing that I'm sure everyone will be wishing for is that Blizz announce their new project 'Titan' at the con // My moneys on a Starcraft MMO

-M

 

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