Jul 05 2016
There are a lot of components that go into the making of a really solid online game, and the most important components are content, content, and content. No matter how great the game's combat system or other features are, a lack of content will eventually make playing the game repetitive and dull. This is as true for an mmofps as it is for a standard mmo. Of course, it does take a lot of resources to develop content, but many games have found a w... Read
Jun 27 2016
Gamers are often told (usually by their parents) that playing online games is a waste of time. That's why it's always gratifying to hear about a player that has picked up a nice wad of cash for their efforts: in this case, the War Thunder mmofps. The recent Flaming Arrows update introduced the HE 219, a German night interceptor, which was created by a player, Daniil "_Joy_Division_" Zaitsev. As part of the War Thunder Revenue Share Program, the p... Read
Apr 19 2016
Want a blast from the past? Gaijin Entertainment is quite happy to oblige with the launch of the War Thunder World War II Chronicles event series.
Until May 9, War Thunder tankers and pilots will be able to take part in the recreation of more than 70 intense battles that erupted during World War II. These battles will span all the main theatres of operations, and will reward pilots and tankers committed enough to complete the daily objectives.
Apr 08 2016
When you're running a server for an mmo, a virtual worlds chat room or even just a forum, your role as Mod can be a tough one. In short, you're there to keep the peace, help the needy and, if it comes to it, step up to the plate when things catch fire socially.
It's not a glamorous role, for many, it's not their main job, often voluntary, but it's also very tolling and can even result in a weird boundary between you and the other players. So, ho... Read
Apr 06 2016
A lot of online games are not known for their realism. How can you be truly realistic when players are running around as elves or wookies and throwing fireballs or engaging in space combat? Yet there has been an increased emphasis on mmo realism in survival games as well as mmofps games that use real world vehicles. A lot of thought goes into certain aspects of these games, such as food production (survival) and combat physics (tank warfare games... Read
Mar 28 2016
There are a lot of elements that go into creating a great mmofps featuring modern warfare. Some of these elements include real world tanks and planes, as well as the application of actual physics in determining in-game combat and movement. Yet one element that is often overlooked is the environment itself, especially the sky. Even in shooters that feature a heavy dose of aerial combat, the sky usually just serves as a backdrop to the intense acti... Read
Mar 16 2016
The tanks and planes just keep on coming in the War Thunder mmofps. Every update adds a few more vehicles for players to blast each other into tiny bits with, and the latest update is really ratcheting up the vehicle count. The War Thunder Battle March update adds over twenty new planes and tanks to the game, as well as two new maps for players to go toe-to-toe on.The new vehicles in the War Thunder Battle March update (technically War Thunde... Read
Feb 11 2016
Attention all War Thunder aficionados! Are you an ace in an aileron roll? A terror in a torque slide? Can you keep it locked in a lazy eight?
If you think that your piloting skills are up to the test, then the War Thunder qualifiers may be just the ticket for proving your aerobatic prowess.
After a solid first season of carnage in the War Thunder Pro Season, the mmofps is recruiting for its next batch of combatants in their Thunder League.
Dec 16 2015
When it comes to military heritage, the British have one of the longest running and most comprehensive galleries of vehicles and weaponry. From the machine un, to the tank, to the supersonic jet, the Brits have seen it all, so who better to feature in their own War Thunder update.
War Thunder: Royal Armour (yep, thoughtfully spelled out with that additional, English "u") brings a host of new vehicular warfare to the mmofps. From the A13 MkI to t... Read
Dec 14 2015
Gaijin Entertainment have been pretty busy over the last few days. The developers of the War Thunder mmofps have been posting a number of developer blogs detailing some of the content that is coming to the players, and there's a hefty amount of content indeed. Details on new British vehicles as well as the new British ground vehicle tree have been revealed, as well as two new War Thunder maps: Tunisia and the Second Battle of El Alamein. Lastly, ... Read