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Big World Announces BIG New Studio

MELBOURNE - Monday 24 November, 2008 - John De Margheriti, CEO of Big World announced last Friday at Game Connect AP that, as a result of the rapid expansion of the company, it is moving into a large new purpose-built facility at Wentworth Park in Sydney.

"Our new facility will allow us to expand fourfold from our current headcount, which will put us in good stead in the coming years. We are also very happy to be co-located with the Academy of Interactive Entertainment, which will further add to the creativity of our space," Mr De Margheriti commented.

Meteor picks up BigWorld Tech

Gamasutra has the news that another developer has picked up a license for the BigWorld Technology Suite. Meteor Games, an independent games developer founded by Neopets (which seems to be some online web based pokemon-like game / community) founders, are the latest to license the BigWorld Technology. From Gamasutra...

More developers licensing BigWorld

Gamasutra reports that two new licensees of Australia's BigWorld Tech have been announced. London studio, Kwari, will be using BigWorld for its online first-person shooter which uses a unique subscription model of paying for ammunition, and Bitcasters will be creating an MMO based around their Storm Hawks animated series...

Romero Licenses BigWorld Tech

Another licensee has been announced for locally developed MMO server technology and tools suite, BigWorld Tech. A company called Slipgate Ironworks is a game development company founded by none other than John Romero (of id software, and Daikatana fame). He and his team are using BigWorld for a project that is "major in scope" and for a "worldwide audience". Romero had this to say at Gamasutra...