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World of Warcraft: The Pros and Cons of BlizzCon

Posted Tue, Feb 08, 2011 by Saia

In the wake of this week's BlizzCon announcement, we take a look at the pros and cons of jetting off to Anaheim. How exactly do you justify spending $150 when you can view the event online, get the mascot and buy stuff from the store? Is it the atmosphere which is important or the announcements?

On the flip side though, there’s a part of me that is trying to quantify the point of going. Take last year, for example, I purchased souvenirs like my awesome hoodie, from the Blizzard Store, I watched all the panels from the comfort of my living room, able to go to bed and watch what I missed the following morning while the US slumbered. Anything I couldn’t get from the store was picked up by friends who went to the event, such as the program.

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