Let there be planes, and dragons to fight them.
Wargaming.net, purveyors of the free-to-play World of Tanks online game, announced dragons have been added to its upcoming free-to-play World of Warplanes (see screenshot).
For starters, the tech tree will have 12 dragons. Eventually, Wargaming.net says, the tree will be expanded to 60 creatures.
Regarding regular aircraft, the game will cover bi-planes from the 1930s through fighter jets of the Korean War.
World of Warplanes is expected to be released this year.
In other news:
Shoot Many Robots, described as a "beer-fueled run-and-gun co-op romp," will be available April 6 for the PC through Steam, Demiurge Studios and Ubisoft announced. Pre-ordering Robots (screenshot below) will entitle buyers to several bonuses, including being able to play as Gordon Freeman from Half Life.
Changes were announced by THQ for Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium. The game will be transformed from a MMO into a single-player and online multiplayer experience. In addition to the change, THQ announced 79 staff reductions at Vigil Games in Austin, Texas, and 39 at Relic Entertainment in Vancouver.
In development for the PC is World of Mercenaries, a free-to-play FPS from City Interactive. The game will be distributed through Steam.
Perfect World Entertainment announced the Forsaken World: Nightfall Expansion has gone live. FW is a free-to-play fantasy MMO.
New DLC will be coming to Mount & Blade Warband. Paradox Interactive and Taleworlds Entertainment revealed Mount & Blade Warband: Napoleonic Wars will be a multiplayer expansion pack.
Team Assault: Baptism of Fire, a turn-based tactical wargame set in World War II, now is available, Slitherine, Matrix Games and Zeal announced.