Archive for May, 2010

BigWorld-powered games gain accolades at Russian GDC

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010, posted by Mike

from the Russian Metal dept.

The 8th annual Russian Game Developer’s Conference (KRI) wrapped up on Sunday with their traditional awards show.

IT-Territory/Mail.ru’s Northern Blade took home the People’s Choice Award, which was based on open voting among the conference’s participants.

World of Tanks snagged the Best Client-based Online Award and it’s developer, Wargaming.net also received Best Developer the 2nd year in a row – a KRI first!

Northern Blade is in open beta in Russian speaking countries while World of Tanks is currently in closed beta.

KRI 2010 Awards

BigWorld Games at Russian GDC this Week

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010, posted by Mike

from the big knives and big guns dept.

The 8th Annual Russian Game Developers Conference (KRI) will be featuring two BigWorld-powered titles by IT-Territory and Wargaming.net.

Northern Blade and World of Tanks will both be on display at the Cosmos Hotel in Moscow starting Friday May 14 through Sunday the 16th.

Check this space next week for more information and updates on these two great MMO’s.

Twinity updates client, new areas

Friday, May 7th, 2010, posted by skg

from the Virtually There dept.

The guys at Twinity have been refurbishing their virtual world with a bunch of new client features and some new buildings, like St Paul’s Cathedral, below.

Twinity's St Paul's Cathedral, interior

Twinity's St Paul's Cathedral, interior