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Wargaming.net announced Tuesday it was forming WG Cells, a new publishing and development division to focus on mobile games. The team will be led by Marat Karpeko, a Wargaming veteran, and David Bluhm, formerly the CEO of DropForge Games. The division will be headquartered in Cyprus with development in Kyiv and operations in Seattle.
You can learn more at www.wgcells.com
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