Gaijin Entertainment

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This article is about the Russian video game developer. It is not to be confused with the American video game developer formerly known as Gaijin Games.
Gaijin Entertainment
Privately held company
Industry Video game industry
Founded Moscow, Russian Federation (2002 (2002))
Headquarters Moscow, Russian Federation
Products Video games
Number of employees

Gaijin Entertainment is a Russian video game development company established in 2002.


The Gaijin team, consisting of more than 160 employees, specializes in the creation of games for various platforms (Xbox 360/PlayStation 3/Microsoft Windows/iOS). The company's projects have received a range of mass media and game industry awards including a few Japanese Game Developers Conference Awards as "Best simulator for next-gen consoles" (IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3), "Best technologies" for Dagor Engine, "Best sound" and others.[citation needed]

Today's Gaijin Entertainment is the biggest independent video games developer in Russia and an official partner of Activision, 505 Games, Microsoft, TopWare Interactive, SouthPeak Interactive, Sony Computer Entertainment, 1C Company, Apple Inc. and many others.[citation needed]


Gaijin's most successful title is War Thunder, receiving a 7.2 out of 10 from IGN,[1] 8.10 from GameSpot,[2] and averaging a score of 82/100 on Metacritic.[3]


Domain Name Dispute[edit]

The company gained notoriety for pursuing legal action against the founder of, an unaffiliated website that predates the company by 7 years.[7] The lawsuit was settled in November 2013.[8]

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