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Grab your controllers tank drivers, World of Tanks: XBox 360 Edition will launch globally next week on February 12th. Players who currently have an Xbox Live Gold account can download and play the game for free; Xbox Live account holders will get a seven-day timed trial to the game. Developed by Wa...

February 4th 2014 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Wargaming.net CEO Victor Kislyi took the stage at last week's DICE Summit to talk about the ongoing evolution of free-to-play. He's what you might call an expert on the subject given that the company he founded features 1.2 million peak concurrent users as well as 1,400 employees and 12 offices w...

February 11th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Wargaming.net has has acquired Chicago-based Day 1 Studios for $20 million. The latter firm will be rebranded as Wargaming West according to a blurb on its official website. The new studio will also "focus exclusively on the development of an unannounced console title," according to a Wargaming p...

January 29th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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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 worked on the MechAssault games, Fracture, an...

January 29th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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It must be terrifying to be a developer on a game that's just barely greenlit, facing down publisher meetings that could make or break all the hard work you've put into a particular project. Come to think of it, the stress and constant panicked feeling would probably be similar to how the prostitut...

February 27th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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After a lengthy drought of mech games, it suddenly feels like armored mechanical behemoths are back en vogue, with Day 1 Studios adding Reign of Thunder to the roster. The game is a fast-paced, third-person free-to-play mech combat game. It will feature a new mech IP by the team that created MechAs...

February 20th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Way back in the early days of Xbox Live, there was no online Halo, no Modern Warfare, no Battlefield. No, what you played back then was Day 1 Studios' MechAssault, which came bundled with Xbox Live, and it was glorious. Day 1 has concentrated mainly on the FEAR series for the last few years, but a...

February 17th 2012 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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One hundred employees were fired at Day 1 Studios following the loss of a publishing agreement with Konami, according to a report at Gamespot. Those 100 workers made up 95 percent of a team that was developing a new installment of Konami's ancient Silent Scope series; a second, much smaller team...

December 3rd 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Rarely do hardcore gun enthusiasts and A/V nerds have anything in common, but when they do, they drink Dos Equis it's a beautiful thing. "The Sounds of Combat," a F.E.A.R. 3 behind-the-scenes video, shows how the dudes at Day 1 Studios recorded audio from a range of firearms, including a Smith...

July 17th 2011 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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It must be extremely difficult to truly scare a person who wants to be scared. Sure, at a mechanical level, fear is an involuntary reaction to the perception of threat -- but it's hard to upgrade fear to deep, inexorable terror without the element of surprise. FEAR 3's capacity for terror has bee...

June 23rd 2011 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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There really aren't many challenges you can't conquer in this life with the aid of your brother, you know. Even when those challenges involve psychic supersoldiers, and also, your brother is a really mean ghost -- the less-than-ideal situation featured in the FEAR 3 launch trailer posted below.

June 18th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Few people on this Earth know more about spooking the meek like director John Carpenter and comic writer Steve Niles. Check out the video below to see them talk about the scares they contributed to FEAR 3 -- don't worry, the video itself isn't too terrifying. Unless you're afraid of mustaches.

June 17th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments