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Echoes of War: The Music of Blizzard Entertainment

Two-disc compilation to be re-released.


SYDNEY NSW – May 25 2009 – The Eminence Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce the imminent re-release of Echoes of War: Standard Edition, a 2-disc compilation of orchestral themes from Blizzard Entertainment®’s StarCraft®, Diablo® and Warcraft® universes. The album’s unique arrangements contain several pieces from yet-to-be released games including StarCraft II and Diablo III. Over 90 minutes of music will be featured, with bonus tracks arranged by special guests including the critically acclaimed composer Kow Otani (Sony Computer Entertainment’s Shadow of the Colossus).

All pre-orders made before the June 16th launch will receive a $5USD discount, taking the $24.95 RRP to $19.95. Pre-orders may be made at the Eminence online store located at http://store.eminenceonline.com and will ship on May 26, 2009. Echoes of War: Standard Edition will also be available at leading retailers upon its re-release.


About Eminence Symphony Orchestra

The Eminence Symphony Orchestra, established in 2003 by renowned violin virtuoso Hiroaki Yura, has excelled both domestically and internationally, performing and recording various genres of music, from video game soundtracks and independent songs to movie scores and classical music. Eminence is also widely known for its annual “A Night in Fantasia” event in addition to other concerts and recordings for games, anime, and film.

Eminence continues to revitalise the current state of both Australian and international orchestras and achieve a following from all demographics, encouraging a wider appreciation of symphonic music across the globe. Eminence is the most experienced orchestra in the world dedicated to gaming and anime music.

For more information on Eminence, visit www.eminenceonline.com

About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® series, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. ( www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment's track record includes eleven #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online-gaming service, Battle.net®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active users.

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