Wargaming Launches an All-New Business Unit, Nexus

Wargaming has launched a new business unit, Wargaming Nexus, to implement and further the company’s strategic initiatives in the mobile gaming sector by developing products with high market potential and novel gameplay mechanics. Wargaming Nexus will create its own breakthrough titles and seek out prospective hits from external studios to publish. The new unit will be helmed by Mike Belton, one of the key contributors to Wargaming’s success as the company’s Head of Global Marketing and PR of 10 years and the Head of Publishing in the CIS region of…

Iceberg Interactive Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Biggest Ever Sale on Steam

Indie publisher Iceberg Interactive is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with their biggest-ever sale on Steam. From today, Tuesday 28th May, for one week only, over 50 products from across the company’s Steam catalog will be heavily discounted – with deals up to 90% off. Included in the sale are many of the publisher’s latest and greatest releases and DLC, featuring casual RTS game Circle Empires, Lovecraftian horror game Conarium and space strategy game Starpoint Gemini Warlords, along with Early Access titles such as rogue-like survival game Shortest Trip to…

Monster collecting Metroidvania Monster Sanctuary joins Team17’s Games Label

Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent, premium video games today announced their partnership with Moi Rai Games as Monster Sanctuary joins their award-winning games label. In Monster Sanctuary, players collect, train and battle monsters in a beautifully crafted pixel world. Every monster has a unique skill tree to allow them to customize and tailor their party as they embark on an epic adventure in a Metroidvania-inspired world. The powers of monsters will allow them to explore and expand the world – cut down vines, smash down walls…

Wargaming and Frag Lab Announce Development of a New Next-Gen F2P MMO Shooter Built with Amazon Game Tech

Today, Wargaming is proud to announce that the company is partnering with Ukrainian developers Frag Lab to build a next-generation free-to-play shooter using nearly a dozen Amazon Web Services (AWS) products, Amazon GameLift dedicated server hosting, and the Amazon Lumberyard AAA game engine. Frag Lab is a 125-strong studio, based in Kiev, established by a team that previously worked on the Crysis franchise, Battlefield 2 and most recently, Warface, a free-to-play online first-person shooter. “When Frag Lab approached us with their vision of what they wanted to develop, we felt…

World of Tanks Creator, Wargaming, Is on the Lookout for International Interns

It’s not every day that there is a chance to join one of the pioneers of the free-to-play gaming industry and have an amazing adventure at the same time. Wargaming Forge, a branch of the company behind World of Tanks and World of Warships, is opening up their doors to budding and passionate gamers or those who want to start their career in the video game industry. As a result, a collection of courses offering six-month internships in varied roles across its Creative Agency, which for the best interns can…

Global Game Jam 2019 Kicks Off Today with a Sale on Steam!

The Global Game Jam 2019 starts today at 17:00 local time in countries all around the world, as thousands of professional and hobbyist game designers gather in 862 registered sites for a 48-hour game development marathon across 114 different countries. To celebrate the 11th annual Global Game Jam, Valve is running a sale this weekend for a discount of up to 85% off some of the hit games that got their start during past Global Game Jams, including: iO, Surgeon Simulator, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Starwhal, Mushroom 11, A Normal Lost Phone, “how do you Do it?”, Screencheat, Home Improvisation:…

CI Games Announces United Label, A New Publishing Label For Empowering Indie Developers

CI Games, the developer and publisher of the acclaimed Sniper Ghost Warriorand The Lords of the Fallen franchises announces today the creation of its publishing label dedicated to indie developers, United Label. Created in 2002, CI Games has become a recognized independent player in video games, with worldwide operations and key franchises, selling over 7M units of the Sniper Ghost Warrior franchise and 2M units of Lords of the Fallen. “We are bringing our existing publishing capabilities to talented developers. We started this process with one of our own IPs, by giving the entire…

Wargaming to Host Special Event for US Veterans and Active Soldiers During 2018 Army vs. Navy Game

In honor of our veterans and active-duty members of the military who put their lives on the line for their country, Wargaming is giving back via two special activities. The first is a special charity event in the Greater Philadelphia Area, during the annual Army vs. Navy football game on December 8, 2018. At this event, Wargaming invites guests to come to a local sports bar and watch the game, with free food and drinks provided by the publisher. More info and a sign-up form to request an invitation can…

Superluminal releases next-generation performance profiler

Superluminal announces today the global release of their flagship product – Superluminal Performance – which re-imagines the way software developers approach software optimization. In modern game and software development, software optimization is a labor intensive and costly process, caused by a combination of inadequate tools and manual processes. Game studios spend approximately 15% of total programmer time for a given project on optimization, according to the startup’s co-founders. With its new product, Superluminal aims to decrease this time by a quarter by making the process much more accessible and efficient.…

Central & Eastern European Game Awards Nominees Announced

Central & Eastern European Game Awards is a joint project of gamedev associations from 15 countries from our region.   Country Organzation Belarus BelGameDev Bulgaria Sofia Game Jam Croatia Croatian Game Developers Association Czechia Czech Game Developers Association Georgia International Game Developers Association – Georgia Hungary Games Hungary Latvia Latvian Game Developers Association Lithuania Lithuanian Game Developers Association Macedonia Macedonian Game Development Association MAGDA Moldova Association of Creative Industry Companies in Moldova Poland Indie Games Poland Foundation & Polish Games Association Romania Romanian Game Developers Association RGDA Slovakia SGDA The…