GPG becomes Wargaming Seattle, work on new game begins

Wargaming

By on April 2, 2013 at 3:43 pm

The remnants of Gas Powered Games have begun their integration into Wargaming.net, following their acqusition by the World of Tanks developers back in February.

The new company, still headed up by Chris Taylor, is tentatively named “Wargaming Seattle”, although this may change in the future. Their first game under the new banner has not been revealed, but Taylor described it to Polygon as “free-to-play, triple-A MMO with PvP”.

As a result, some of GPG’s former staff have been rehired. “We went down to less than ten people, but we’re back up to 30 now, and that number continues to grow,” said Taylor.

Source: Polygon

7 comments (Leave your own)

I hate it when companies lose their uniqueness. It’s super bland and boring. EA Here, EA There, THQ Nowhere, Wargaming Place.

 

Wow, another ‘Triple A F2P MMO’

Move along please.

 

so its either world of battleships or world of spaceships

or mebbe world of racecars

world of jetboats?

endless possibilities

 

People just want World of Supcom from them, and will be disappointed by anything less. Their failed kickstarter was full of comments along the lines of “if only this was a new Supcom title I’d give more”. Though with the THQ stuff and Square Enix, I am not sure who even owns Supcom anymore.

 

I thought the point of the buyout was so that they could do Wildman.

 

mearehear:
People just want World of Supcom from them, and will be disappointed by anything less. Their failed kickstarter was full of comments along the lines of “if only this was a new Supcom title I’d give more”. Though with the THQ stuff and Square Enix, I am not sure who even owns Supcom anymore.

MMORTS have all been doing poorly. All of them.

Their legacy will continue with Planetary Annihilation, not unlike when Cavedog’s legacy continued with GPG.

At least Forged Alliance Forever will remain.

 

Speaking of which, Supcom 1 and FA are on sale on Steam today, both together for under $5 I think

@exe3, nah I dont think Wildman was actually anything to do with it, it was more just Wargaming.net buying/saving GPG and that probably frees them up to do bigger ideas under Wargaming.net direction, I guess.

PS: Supcom 2 still rocks my world :) especially with latest patch.

 
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