It was a busy day for both staff and fans alike of the iconic handphone brand BlackBerry as they held their highly anticipated BlackBerry 10 launch. But that is not all as the Canadian company also announced a name change from Research In Motion to BlackBerry plus welcoming popular singer, songwriter and entrepreneur, Alicia Keys, on board as Global Creative Director.
The largest gaming consumer expo in North America will be heading to the Asia Pacific region in 2013, making its debut in Melbourne Australia. PAX is the ultimate gaming festival, providing fans of video games, computer games, and table top games a chance to come together and celebrate all things gaming.
PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) will not just give Australians, but all gamers within the Asia Pacific region, the chance to play some of the latest and upcoming games, participate in tournaments and competitions, check out international geek musicians, and listen to industry expert panels.
Company acquires Day 1 Studios to further platform expansion
Wargaming, one of the leading free-to-play MMO developers and publishers, today announced its acquisition of Chicago-based Day 1 Studios for USD 20 million. Following the acquisition, the newly formed studio will focus exclusively on the development of an unannounced console title.
The acquisition sets a key landmark in Wargaming’s strategy of delivering compelling and console-focused gaming experiences, and further reinforces the company’s steps toward multiplatform game development. Wargaming previously announced the acquisition of Australia-based Big World Ptty Ltd, which provided the company with streamlined development and server middleware tools.