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Wargaming looks toward $200 billion industry revenue

Wargaming’s Victor Kislyi has set the games industry a goal of $200 billion in total annual revenue by 2016. Speaking at DICE Europe today, Kislyi pointed to the industry’s current $75 billion annual revenue as evidence of unrealised potential. The

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World of Warplanes: release date postponed

Trying to deliver the best gaming experience, Wargaming.net has decided to postpone the release date of World of Warplanes to November 12th. The ultimate goal is to release a game that is ready to meet even the highest expectations [link

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Wargaming acquires Day 1 Studios for console development

Wargaming, developer of the MMOs World of Tanks and World of Warplanes, has acquired formerly independent developer Day 1 Studios for $20 million, putting the studio to work on an “unannounced console title.” Before becoming Wargaming West, Day 1 Studios

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World of Tanks hits half a million CCUs

The Belarusian company has released World of Tanks across North America, Europe, and Asia, but it’s particularly popular in Russia, where the PC game set a new record for the most users playing simultaneously on a single server: more than 500,000. [link

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Wargaming planning to invest millions into eSports

Wargaming.net is planning to invest millions into an own eSport league. Quote: Wargaming.net will nach 35 Millionen registrierten Spielern für World of Tanks eine eigene e-sports-Liga aufbauen. Das sagte Andrej Yarantsau, Vice President of Global Operations, während des Turniers Ural

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Wargaming announce World of Tanks Browser Game

Wargaming today has unveiled details of World of Tanks Generals, a free-to-play, browser-based MMO game combining elements of real-time strategy and collectible card gameplay.  World of Tanks Generals will feature gameplay focused on World War II and will allow players

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Zynga COO John Schappert resigns

Zynga’s chief operating officer John Schappert has resigned from the social games maker, according to an SEC filing from the company. The resignation comes a week afterSchappert was reportedly stripped of his duties in overseeing Zynga’s game development. According to Zynga,

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Wargaming.net acquires BigWorld

Wargaming, the award-winning online video game developer and publisher, today announced that it has acquired BigWorld Pty Ltd, an Australian-based middleware company providing reliable high-end platforms for developers of massively multiplayer online games and virtual worlds. The acquisition will allow

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Wargaming Renames World of Battleships to World of Warships

New Title to Better Reflect Wargaming Universe. Wargaming, the award-winning global video game developer and publisher, today announced that its upcoming naval MMO action game, World of Battleships, has been retitled to World of Warships?. All further references to the

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Wargaming.net believes to tripple its revenues in one year

Wargaming.net CEO Victor Kislyi expects the company’s revenue to double or even triple over the next year. In an interview with VentureBeat, the typically bullish Kislyi outlined some impressive figures for the company’s portfolio if games: World of Tanks, World

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