REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — For Wargaming.net chief executive officer Victor Kislyi, the biggest enemy in World of Tanks might not be the other team. It’s the fairer sex … sort of.
North America and Europe may have the skills to make some the industry’s best games, but profits are still hotter in Asia.
You can think about your mech as a walking tank with benefits.
Analytics experts are in high demand at Wargaming. This shows the need for a new skill in the free-to-play games market.
World of Warplanes won’t hit its Sept. 26 release date. The game is now due out in November.
Now gamers won’t have to obtain premium accounts in every single Wargaming title.
The studio hasn’t revealed any plans for its new properties.
The online air-combat game’s mouse-based control scheme could get casual flyers to climb into the cockpit.
The chief of Wargaming.net moves into consoles with World of Tanks for the Xbox 360.
Wargaming’s popular free-to-play online action title is still growing around the world.
The creator of SimCity and The Sims talks about the state of the game industry and the art of game design.
Wright says he loves playing World of Tanks, which is like a “first person shooter for old people.”
Will the company get its 55 million PC players to shift to a mobile version of World of Tanks?
War has changed — now it is portable.
World of Tanks had over 190,000 players on a single Russian server in January.
The World of Tanks developer has acquired the Supreme Commander 2 studio.
London-based publisher Wargaming is moving into multiplatform game development as it absorbs developer Day 1 Studios.
World of Tanks adds 17 new armored vehicles from China in its latest update.
The company added 27 million players to the game during 2012.
Despite the failure of many huge subscription-based MMOs, experts expect the genre to continue generating massive revenues.
The popular free-to-play title had over 500,000 simultaneous players on the Russian server.
PointMMO unveils a new, faster portal for massively multiplayer online games.
Editor’s Pick Wargaming, publisher of the spectacularly successful multiplayer title World of Tanks, has acquired Australian online-game software maker BigWorld for $45 million.
Free swag is the universal language of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, and free t-shirts live at the apex of Swag Mountain. So here’s the best of what we saw at (or took home from) E3 2012.
The only thing bad about an E3 photo gallery is that you can’t hear the sounds. E3, the video game industry’s trade show, is an extremely loud trade show, with game exhibitors blasting sounds as much as they can to draw attention to their games. The convention drew an estimated 45,000 people to Los Angeles this week. We were there from the first parties to the last. We saw many of the 35,000 screens showing off new games. Here’s the show in pictures.
One of the coolest hardcore online games to come out recently is World of Tanks, which lets you drive World War II tanks around gorgeous environments and pummel enemies in duels between armored columns. The free-to-play game formally launched today in Europe and North America.
Europe isn’t always viewed as a dynamic market. But a new report says that the digital game market is expected to grow 89 percent to $4.2 billion by 2015. That’s a healthy growth rate compared to the rest of the world, and it shows that game publishers could do more to milk the territory for overlooked revenues.