Blizzard is preparing to announce a new contest that starts on May 20. The winners of this contest will get free trip for two to BlizzCon 2009 and some phat lootz. The catch? You better be good at sewing costumes … or a blacksmith or leatherworker in real life.
|| Blizzard Quote:
||Warm up your sewing machines and start selecting the best fabrics you can; the Blizzard Costume Contest is coming soon! The best costume-maker will receive a grand prize package filled with great loot from our partners Panini, SteelSeries, and Upper Deck as well as an a trip for two to BlizzCon 2009! Check out our contest information page for details.
This contest will launch on May 20 so get your costumes ready!
I had a few words with Sideshow Collectibles President and CEO Greg Anzalone and Production Manager Brant Bridges tonight and there are good news for those hardcore Diablo III fans that are into collectibles. The Diablo III OVERTHROWN diorama is nearing its final stages. We will show you the photos once the painted version is ready. New products based on the Blizzard games are not out of the question, but nothing as soon as we wish.
Below is an image of the unpainted Diablo III diorama.
What’s the Sideshow Collectibles background?
Greg: Sideshow was born from the belief that we could create more interesting, more detailed, more highly collectible limited edition figures, for a global audience. Our belief has been proven true, but we continue to be surprised by the global appeal of our products.
Medievaldragon: Are there plans to introduce more dioramas based on the Starcraft II, Diablo III and World of Warcraft licenses?
Brant: Yes, we are hoping to do more Blizzard products. Nothing in the immediate future, but we do have some ambitions.
Medievaldragon: What is the status on the Diablo III OVERTHROWN diorama (Barbarian) The final painted version hasn’t been unveiled yet.
Brant: You’ll see screenshots of the painted OVERTHROWN diorama soon. It’s KILLER.
Medievaldragon: Are you eventually developing a polystone diorama for each of the five Diablo III classes? i.e. the Witch Doctor and the Wizard?
Brant: It’s possible, but not definite.
Medievaldragon: How was that first approach between Sideshow and Blizzard Entertainment? The first product was the exclusive Tychus Findlay Terran Marine diorama—already painted by the time Blizzard officially announced StarCraft II, which means you were already on this at least a year earlier.
Greg: Our guys are Blizzard fans and play WoW more than they should because they’re dragging their sorry asses to work in the morning with a videogame hangover. So it was only natural that we explore other potential products.
Ok, my experimental blogging/speculation venture didn’t go so well. So I will stick to my fort
Blizzplanet has been online seven years informing Blizzard fans of many countries around the world including China, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, other European countries, Middle East, and various countries in Latino America—according to the traffic tracker. I am latino (Puerto Rican born in New York), and encourage more latinos to heed the call. Blizzard wants latinos to launch their own Blizzard games fansites in spanish and to become part of the Latin America Fansite Program. Incentives? You will have direct contact with Blizzard staff, free Blizzcon tickets for your staff and to giveaway, and other nice perks.
Spanish: Blizzplanet ha estado en la red mundial hace siete a
Blizzard has announced the winners of the recent Blizzard Theme Park Contest. The lucky winners will get some cool swag for reward. Take a look:
Best Overall Blizzard Theme Park