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Wargaming: Studios "need to become missionaries" for the industry, $200bn by 2016

Posted: 25.09.2013 by Technet2k

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Wargaming's Victor Kislyi says 'ask not what your industry can do for you, but what you can do for your industry'. Okay he didn't really say that, but the message is clear: fight to promote the industry, not just yourself.

Speaking at DICE Europe, Kislyi says $75bn in revenue for games is 'squandered potential'. Studios must band together and "change people's view" if we want $200bn.

World of Warplanes launch pushed back to November 12th

Posted: 20.09.2013 by Technet2k

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Wargaming.net is delaying the launch of their free-to-play MMO World of Warplanes, which was originally due for a full release next week on September 26th. Those chocks stay where they are until November.

The pushback is too allow for more time to work on "richer, more immersive multiplayer". They also affirm that XP earned during the beta will not be reset for pilots.

World of Tanks to introduce Japanese armour "based on original designs"

Posted: 19.09.2013 by Technet2k

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Wargaming.net is set to expand the World of Tanks motor pool again. This time it's Japanese armour that will be rolling out, with "a number of legendary" vehicles among the selection for the MMO.

Tank fans get to experience their "technological evolution" throughout the mid-20th century. They're based off "original designs of Japanese engineers" for authenticity.

World of Tanks receives Update 8.8, new battle arena and Soviet medium tanks

Posted: 10.09.2013 by Technet2k

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Wargaming.net's Update 8.8 for MMO World of Tanks kicks in tomorrow for European players, September 11th, while US players are scheduled the 12th. A new battle arena called Tundra is added.

There are also new Soviet medium tanks from Tier 6 to Tier 8 now in the roster, along with Object 140. The German tech tree gets a retuning as well with new debuts.

GamesCom 2013 - Interview with Wargaming.net's CEO

Posted: 30.08.2013 by JustCommunication

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Victor Kislyi hasnít had a vacation in two years. When I asked him about it, the look of pure bliss as he recalled his vacation was almost heart-breaking. The man was tired, and clearly needed some sleep. Unfortunately heís busy being the CEO of one of a games company thatís exploding, quite successfully.

Click to read the full interview.