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The Computer Game World of Tanks of HTP Resident Company Game Stream Became a Laureate of European Games Award
15 August 2011
Tank MMO-action of HTP resident company "Game Stream" is voted the best European on-line game
World of Tanks project won in the category "Best European Online Game" in European Games Award (EGA). Among the nominees for EGA title there were such well-known projects as EVE Online: Incursion, Mount & Blade: With Fire & Sword, Runes of Magic — Lands of Despair. The winner was determined by secret ballot among the visitors of the award site.
European Games Award is the first award for European video and computer game companies. The prize has been awarded since 2010. It brings together European professionals and players to estimate the best games of the industry.
"Undoubtedly our team worked really hard to win this award," - says Pavel Belevich, general director of Game Stream company. – But we believe that that is the players interest in the World of Tanks project that helped it to find its place among game giants".
A few days ago it became also known that the game World of Tanks is among nominees for the most prestigious game award in the world Golden Joystick Awards, which has been awarded since 1982 to the best games and companies of the world. Last year more than half a million people took part in the vote of this award, and therefore Golden Joystick Awards was named "World's Most Popular Videogames Awards" by the Guinness Book of World Records.