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
51-200[citation needed]

Gaijin Entertainment is a Russian video game development company established in 2002.[citation needed]


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/Linux/SteamOS). 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[citation needed], 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]


Game Description Platforms
Adrenaline "Adrenaline is a game that successfully blends the genres of thrilling adrenaline-pumping racing and an economic management sim."[4] PC[4]
Anarchy: Rush Hour Arcade racing game. PlayStation 3
Apache: Air Assault "Apache: Air Assault is a combat flight simulation game based on the Apache AH-64D Longbow attack helicopter."[5] PC, XBOX 360, PS3[5]
Blades of Time Spiritual successor of X-Blades, introducing a darker setting and more realistic tone. XBOX 360, PS3[6]
Birds of Steel World War 2 combat flight simulator.[7] XBOX 360, PS3[7]
Braveheart "Braveheart is a dynamic action / role-playing game with a unique combat system."[8] iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.[9]
Death Track: Resurrection "Death Track: Resurrection is a successor of the legendary Deathtrack, one of the founders of the combat racing genre."[10] PC[10]
IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey' World War 2 combat flight simulator.[11] XBOX 360, PS3
Modern Conflict Mobile real time strategy game.[12] iPhone, iPad, and Android.[13]
Skydive: Proximity Flight Wingsuit simulator.[14] PS3[14]
X-Blades Fantasy game.[15] XBOX 360, PS3, PC[15]
War Thunder A World War 2 and Korean War-era flight and ground vehicle simulator MMO.[16] PS4, PC, Mac, Linux[16]
Star Conflict Space flight simulator MMO.[17] PC, Mac, Linux[17]
Crossout A vehicular combat MMO currently in pre-alpha.[18] Unknown

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.[19] The lawsuit was settled in November 2013.[20]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ war thunder ign
  2. ^ war thunder review/
  3. ^ metacritic
  4. ^ a b "Adrenaline". Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "THE GAME". Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  6. ^ "About game". Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "The game". Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Game info". Gaijin Entertainment. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Braveheart for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store". 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  10. ^ a b "DEATH TRACK: RESURRECTION". 1C Publishing. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  11. ^ "IL-2 STURMOVIK: BIRDS OF PREY". 1C Publishing. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Modern Conflict". Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Modern Conflict™ for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store". 2012-02-14. Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
  14. ^ a b "Skydive: Proximity Flight". Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  15. ^ a b "X-Blades". Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  16. ^ a b "War Thunder". Gaijin Entertainment. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  17. ^ a b "Star Conflict". Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  18. ^ Farokhmanesh, Megan (May 20, 2015). "War Thunder dev announces 'Motorstorm meets Mad Max: Fury Road' MMO Crossout". Polygon. Retrieved May 20, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Gaijin Entertainment Ridiculous Demands". Retrieved 2014-01-16. 
  20. ^ overview of lawsuit finale

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