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« on: June 06, 2012, 06:47:41 PM »

from the hit movie!  naw, just kidding, but from the makers of Tanks and Warplanes finally comes Battleships.  not much is left after this, maybe a MMOFPS called World of Soldiers?

all 3 games will be tied together too:

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The already familiar credits, gold, and experience featured in World of Tanks and World of Warplanes will allow you to rapidly get into the game, and the common economic system will give you an option to distribute your resources between the three projects for ultimate progress in each of them.
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« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2013, 04:55:23 PM »

looks like they wanted to distance themselves from the Battleship franchise and changed the name to World of Warships, or WoW for short (although they officially call it WOWS) biggrin

new cinematic trailer: http://gamingtrend.com/2013/06/04/world-of-warships-e3-cinematic/

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« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2013, 05:07:31 PM »

I'm definitely interested if they can keep the feel of WoT
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« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2013, 05:59:26 PM »

I dropped in our link on your post, Ceekay.  smile   Looks pretty sweet!  
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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2015, 04:54:25 PM »

I won a beta key for the CBT and have been following a streamer.  I will be loading it up this weekend. Looks fun. 
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« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2015, 09:38:19 PM »

Quote from: Knightshade Dragon on June 04, 2013, 05:59:26 PM

I dropped in our link on your post, Ceekay.  smile   Looks pretty sweet!  

Awwww for a second there I thought Ceekay had returned.  It's amazing how many posts were originated by Ceekay even 2 years (?) after he stopped posting.
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« Reply #6 on: Today at 04:54:52 AM »

I've played up through the first 3 tiers and watched a bit of the game on stream through tier 8.  So far, it's pretty fun and responsive.  I haven't seen too many instances of mis-hits or laggy/glitchy movement.  I've managed a decent career so far but the stats page is pretty slow to update and only has 8 missions tracked.  Getting a kill via fire damage after the cruiser that sunk you is pretty damn rewarding and keeping a battleship's cannons out of commission is the only way to survive in a cruiser until you get one with torpedoes.  I've had a few instances where I set them alight, saw the fire go out instantly (you have a repair option on a timer) and they relit them in the next salvo.  I can only imagine the frustration as I've had that feeling before when you end up crippled with little to do but watch your ship burn or drift in the wrong direction or slowly come to a stop.  You can also end up with guns that are disabled (or outright destroyed, reloading mechanisms disabled, flooding (which slows you down and can sink you) and destroyed AA emplacements. 

I've had no luck streaming this, but you can definitely find others out there if you are interested.
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