More after the jump.
Update: It's over, and the only real announcement we heard was that Diablo 3 has a new class: the Wizard. Stay tuned all day for more news from BlizzCon, including the WoW UI/Addons panel, a classes panel (always fun), and lots of news from the show floor. And have you seen the costume gallery yet?
11: 25AM Wizard class blows up everything in a spectacular fashion. Lightning bolts, fire balls, plenty of AE action.
11:23AM Uh, I need to change my shorts now. BRB.
11: 19AM Diablo 3 class announced: Wizard. Cinematic being shown.
11:15AM Intro cinematic to Wrath being shown. (premiered at Liepzig Games conference in Germany two months ago.)
11:14AM Developers will meet players and sign boxes on Wrath launch day in Anaheim, CA and NY. More info in coming week.s
11:14AM "We are on the eve of a historic occasion next month. And I don't mean the presidential election."
11:13AM Total Prize package for tournaments this weeknd is $200,000.
11:12AM Competitive gaming: Arathi Basin on deck at BlizzCon. The first StarCraft II tournament ever will be this weekend. The culmination of the 2008 season is also this weekend.
11:10AM We're watching the highlights from June. Exciting, but nothing new.
11:07AM Showing highlights from June's WWI.
11:05AM Attendees are here from 27 different countries. If WoW were a country it would be the 75th most populated country in the world.
11:05AM This year's sold out in 15 mins. Sold 15,000 tickets, almost double last year.
11:04AM When the first BlizzCon went on sale, it took 3 weeks to sell out.
11:03AM Morhaime thanks us for enjoying and celebrating all things Blizzard.
11:01AM Mike Morhaime introduced.
11:00AM Announcement that ceremonies are about to begin.