Blizzard Entertainment has announced that due to a large release schedule for 2012, there will be no BlizzCon this year. 

A community manager said on the World of Warcraft forums: "In light of our jam-packed schedule, we've decided to hold the next BlizzCon in 2013."

Understandably, Blizzard has three major releases slated for 2012: Diablo III, Starcraft: Heart of the Swarm, and World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. And let's not forget about the top secret "Titan" project.

Aside from that, Blizzard also announced it's Battle.net World Championship to be held in Asia towards the end of the year.

No worries, Blizzard. We won't fault you for not being able to put together a BlizzCon with all that other stuff on your plate, though it will be hard to go a year without the dance contest.