Last January, World of Tanks broke the Guinness World Record for the Most Players Online Simultaneously on One MMO Server, with the number of players totaling 91,311. They've since then broken this record again many times, totaling upwards of 450,000 players concurrently online. Looks like it's time for Guinness to update the books!
Here's a video Wargaming.net sent out commemorating their first year of going live, complete with dubsteb and explosions.
Matt's conversation at the BigWorld GDC booth with Hernán and Nicolas from QB9, the Argentinian online game developer behind the browser-based MMO Mundo Gaturro. They share their vision for the future of games distribution, support, and development in Argentina, and Latin America as a whole.
Matt's interview with Trip Hawkins, founder of Electronic Arts, 3DO, and Digital Chocolate. Trip shared his opinion on new distribution models, the future of gaming interfaces, and the changes that the publisher/developer relationship has gone through over the past 20 years.
Matt sat down at the BigWorld GDC booth with Andres Bordeu and Carlos Bordeu, co-founders of Ace Team, prominent Chilean developer that came out of the mod community to develop instant classics like Zeno Clash and Rock of Ages. The studio is known for its very unique, out-of-the-box direction in game development, and they took a few minutes to impart upon BigWorld's Indie developer community some of their experience going pro and becoming one of the most respected game development studios in Latin America.