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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Wargaming in a BigWorld

from the communism with a cappuccino dept.

The arms race for online gaming is heating up as Bigworld signs its second license in the former Soviet Union.

For Immediate Release chooses BigWorld Technology to develop their next title

(Moscow, Russia): BigWorld’s Business Development Manager Europe/Russia, Mike Allenson announces a new license with New Orleans-based to create their upcoming massively multiplayer online game.

Victor Kislyi, CEO of, commented, “Having built many engines from the ground up, we were looking for a complete solution to develop our first MMO that will save us time and eliminate technical risks”. Victor added, “BigWorld’s Technology Suite, along with their world-class support, is key in allowing us to develop our title quickly, without sacrificing the quality and features we expect of a best-of-class middleware solution.”

“Working with is truly a pleasure. They have extensive development experience and a long history of creating great games”, said Mike Allenson. “We’re excited to be partnering with this highly professional team, using our platform to expand and innovate in the MMO market both here in Eastern Europe as well as worldwide.”


Founded in 1998, is a premiere independent game developer with a focus on innovative strategy titles, including the highly acclaimed Massive Assault series. Headquartered in New Orleans, with development offices in Minsk, Belarus, recently acquired Minsk-based developer Arise, making them one of the largest developers in Eastern Europe with over 80 employees. For more information you can visit

About the BigWorld Technology Suite
Comprised of the BigWorld Server Software, Content Creation Pipeline, 3D Client Engine Package, Live Management Tools & Instrumentation, BigWorld Technology Suite is the premier MMOG solution, providing all of the complex systems required to produce engaging next-generation MMOGs and Virtual Worlds.

About BigWorld Pty Ltd
BigWorld Pty Ltd was formed in 2002 to commercialize years of intense R&D, which started in 1999 and continues to this day. BigWorld Pty Ltd is a privately held company based in Australia that licenses its BigWorld Technology Suite middleware platform to game studios and publishers around the world that are looking to produce successful next generation Massively Multiplayer Online Games and Virtual Worlds.

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