BlizzCon 2008 Tickets in August

BlizzCon 2008 Tickets on Sale August 11 announces when the ducats for Blizzard's annual gaming convention will go on the market, also revealing that those who cannot attend will have the chance to enjoy coverage of the proceedings on pay per view on DirecTV:
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that tickets for its third BlizzCon™ gaming convention will go on sale August 11 and that live coverage of the event will be available as an exclusive DIRECTV pay per view event. BlizzCon is a celebration of the global player communities surrounding Blizzard Entertainment®’s Warcraft®, Diablo®, and StarCraft® game universes. The event will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on October 10 and 11.

“Meeting and interacting with our players at BlizzCon is always a great experience for us,” stated Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “We’re also pleased to be working with DIRECTV this year to bring the show, for the first time, to those players who are unable to attend.”

In addition to serving as a gathering place for the different Blizzard Entertainment gaming communities, BlizzCon will offer an array of activities, including discussion panels, hands-on playtime with upcoming games, tournaments, contests, and more. Tickets to the convention will be priced at $100 USD each, and will be available for purchase directly from the official BlizzCon website at www.blizzcon.com.
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While applicable to E3 and the like, I believe the reason BlizzCon takes place in Anaheim is because Blizzard is maybe 10 minutes away, in Irvine, and it's their show. You wouldn't expect them to hold it in Kansas in this case.
This is true. However, while I might not expect it, it's certainly something they could do.
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