Blizzard announces GamesCom 2012 playables, debuts, and events


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Blizzard – GamesCom 2011 (Check out more)

Attendees of this year’s GamesCom in Cologne, Germany will be able to get a peek at several upcoming Blizzard releases. The House of –Craft has announced that they will be showcasing Mists of Pandaria, the fourth expansion for World of Warcraft, the upcoming StarCraft II add-on Heart of the Swarm, and the recently released Diablo III. Other slated events include pro gamers duking it out and signing sessions with employees.

World of Warcraft fans will be able to check out the premier of the Mists of Pandaria intro on the first full public day, as well as try a hands-on demo. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm will also be available for attendees to try, with new terran, protoss, and zerg units making their playable debut for the general public, as well as Diablo III. Blizzard will also be hosting quizzes, costume and dance competitions, a live game-themed orchestral performance, and live World of Warcraft raids by some of the top guilds.

For more information on StarCraft II and Diablo III, check out our review of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty and … er … Diablo III.

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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm

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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm

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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm

Official Site(s) Blizzard.com – GamesCom 2012 & GamesCom-Cologne.com

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