Meet Wargaming Labs

Meet Wargaming Labs

Meet Wargaming Labs, an organizational unit within Wargaming that acts as a breeding ground for innovative and experimental PC and console gaming projects. Wargaminbg Labs believe that talented people and promising companies with great ideas should be nurtured and given an opportunity to shine. In the video you can discover how we leverage our expertise to help your game succeed, offering business, promotion, and operational support. So, if you’re a small team and think you’re on to something big — why not get in touch? http://wargaminglabs.com  

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Charity Invitational Highlight Reel

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Charity Invitational Highlight Reel

Last week we announced PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS first Charity Invitational and livestream extravaganza to raise money to benefit Gamers Outreach, to help aid in hospitalized children’s recovery. We’re happy to report that the event raised almost $225,000! To commemorate this achievement the team put together a quick video to highlight the event.

Craig Sullivan to Drive Creative at Amazon Game Studios

Craig Sullivan to Drive Creative at Amazon Game Studios

Amazon Game Studios wanted to let you know that Need for Speed creative lead Craig Sullivan has joined the Amazon team as Creative Director. If you’ve ever spent time tearing up the streets in Need for Speed, smashing cars to pieces in Burnout, or unleashing a hail of gunfire and destruction in the FPS BLACK, you’re familiar with Craig’s work. Craig loves bringing players innovative experiences that are big, fast, and filled with fun. During his 20 years making games, Craig and his teams have won everything from VGAs to…

devcom call for papers submission deadline extended until May 12

devcom call for papers submission deadline extended until May 12

In line with its remit to provide top-quality games industry business content, organizers of the all-new game developer platform event devcom have extended the call for papers submission deadline until May 12. devcom opens its doors for the first time from August 20–24, 2017 in Cologne. Industry experts and insiders are invited to submit their as-yet unpublished talks, panels, case studies etc. in the areas of Virtual Reality, Mobile Games, Business and Production, as well as for the following tracks: Programming Design Audio Diversity Monetization eSports The keynotes, panels and…

World of Tanks Rolls Out at Le Mans

World of Tanks Rolls Out at Le Mans

If you keep your eyes peeled at this year’s Le Mans, you’ll see a tank flying around the track. Why? Because Wargaming has teamed up with AT Racing to showcase World of Tanks’ artwork across the Ligier LMP3. Due to the initiative driven by the racing team, Wargaming has become the first ever gaming company to brand a Le Mans racing vehicle. Behind AT Racing is Alexander Talkanitsa Sr. and Alexander Talkanitsa Jr., a powerful father-and-son racing duo from Belarus, accompanied by Mikkel Jensen. So far, AT Racing has earned…

World of Tanks Community Raises $84,800 for War Child

World of Tanks Community Raises $84,800 for War Child

Late last year, Wargaming partnered with War Child for their Armistice Campaign. Players of World of Tanks were able to buy special emblems and packages to help raise money for children affected by conflict all over the world, with 100% of Wargaming’s share going directly to charity. Thanks to the community’s help and generosity, a donation of $84,800 went to War Child UK. Wargaming would like to thank all the players who donated to this great cause as every single penny raised was from the community. War Child is an…

GDC 2017 ID@Xbox Gaming For Everyone Award Winner

GDC 2017 ID@Xbox Gaming For Everyone Award Winner

Last night, at the Independent Games Festival in San Francisco, independent game developers from around the world came together to celebrate the talent, beauty, and creativity that exists within the industry. Gamers are as unique and diverse as the world around us and Independent Games play a critical role in expanding the worlds, narratives, and characters with which gamers interact. This year, ID@Xbox took the opportunity to highlight the work of three amazing developers who are using their craft to celebrate underrepresented voices, whether these voices are the players, the…

The GO Trilogy Stories | Episode Two: Lara Croft GO

The GO Trilogy Stories | Episode Two: Lara Croft GO

Today, multi award-winning studio Square Enix Montreal released the second of three special celebratory pieces for all fans of Lara Croft and the Tomb Raider franchise. In this second episode, we revisit Square Enix Montreal’s most critically acclaimed GO game, Lara Croft GO, through the testament of Crystal Dynamics, the studio behind the infamous Tomb Raider reboot and Rise of the Tomb Raider. Episode One of the of the Trilogy Stories took you through the creation of Hitman GO and will conclude with Deus Ex GO, commemorating the legacy and…

Nexon Group announces strategic partnership with PlayFusion

Nexon Group announces strategic partnership with PlayFusion

NEXON Co., a global leader in online games for PC and mobile, today announced its consolidated subsidiary, NEXON Korea Corporation, has entered into a strategic partnership with PlayFusion Limited (“PlayFusion”). The partnership is expected to generate opportunities for players to engage more deeply with virtual characters and worlds, including via character packs and accessories. PlayFusion, founded in 2015 by the former management team of U.K.-based PC online game company Jagex Games Studio, is an innovative game company operating in the Toys-to-Life genre, which uses Augmented Reality and Internet of Things…

AWS Announces Amazon GameLift Now Supports Any C++ and C# Game Engine

AWS Announces Amazon GameLift Now Supports Any C++ and C# Game Engine

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that Amazon GameLift now supports games built with any C++ or C# game engine, including Amazon Lumberyard, Unreal Engine, Unity, and custom developed engines. With Amazon GameLift, developers can quickly scale their dedicated multiplayer game servers to support millions of players using AWS’s highly available cloud infrastructure, without investing thousands of hours in upfront engineering. AWS also announced that Amazon GameLift includes new matchmaking functionality that intelligently selects the closest available game server based on each player’s location,…