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World of Tanks @ Taipei Game Show 2013: Day 1

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Taipei Game Show 2013 (aka TPGS), the largest and most exciting event for Taiwanese gamers of the year, is being held from 01 Jan to 04 Feb at Nangang Exhibition Center, Taiwan. Hordes of enthusiastic gamers all over Taiwan are expected to flock to this location to join in this festival. One of the greatest news to be announced in TPGS 2013 is that Wargaming’s hottest MMO war title World of Tanks will be landing on this beautiful island. During the exhibition, our booth will provide over 20 hot Tank Girls for one-on-one coaching, one giant British FV4202(105) Centurion and lots of interesting activities and free premiums. Please come visit us during the event to show your passion and support for World of Tanks!

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It’s an hour before the show begins, but a snaking queue has already formed outside the hall.

Spotted World of Tanks!


The Mighty Centurion


Demo stations - the best place to get to know World of Tanks and the Tank Girls


Taiwan Tank Girls FTW!

11:00 UTC+8 Press Release

Mr Jasper Nicolas, World of Tanks SEA General Manager and Mr Max Chuvalov, Senior PR & Marketing Manager were present during the press release to showcase the game to the Taiwan market. ”We are happy to introduce our world-famous MMO game to all Taiwan gamers.” said Jasper. World of Tanks has 46 million registered accounts and over 15 billion tanks destroyed each month. We have faith that Taiwan gamers will love it.” Max said, ”Joining WCG is only one of our small steps for E-Sport. We’ll hold more tournaments with greater scale and prizes in the future. Hope Taiwanese gamers get the top rank during the world competition.


12:00 UTC+8 Media Interview

Medias - website, magazine, newspaper, TV stations from Taiwan got the opportunity to have personal interviews with Jasper and Max. Not only did Jasper and Max answer questions from  the media, but they also explained their views on targeting the Taiwan market.


14:00 UTC+8 Tank Girls vs Audience Session #1

Wargaming invited Shih Wen-Pina, a famous singer in Taiwan (aka “Godfather of all games”)  to host the event “Tank Girls vs Audience” and pro gamer DK, who is the clan leader of a well-known clan called “H.L.S.W.(88)” as the instructor for both Tank Girls and players.

“Godfather of all games” really knows how to work the crowd.


16:00 UTC+8 Tank Girls vs Audience Session #2

To bring up the challenge of the session a notch, ”Godfather of all games” decided to let the Tank Girls use much higher tier tanks to make the competition more interesting. Regardless of a win or loss during the fight, everyone gets to walk away with a premium as a reward.

17:00 UTC+8 Finishing up for the first day

Tank Girls in line for the media and visitors to wrap up the day


For more pictures of Taipei Game Show 2013 Day 1, please click here.