The best Ukrainian Game Developers In 2020
The game industry is growing rapidly year by year. There are a lot of game development companies in Ukraine, which make games of different platforms and scale: mobile, console or PC, from AAA to arcade games.
We keep an eye on the Ukrainian game industry and its development. In this article, you can find top Ukrainian game developers based on their market reach, performance, expertise and their rates given by other companies.
GSC GAME WORLD
Due to the recent Xbox presentation, this studio is in the public eye. At this event, GSC showed the first official trailer of the “S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2”.
This studio was founded 25 years ago in Kyiv. It is best known for the “Cossacks” and “S.T.A.L.K.E.R.” game series. GSC develops their own games. So, if you want to order game development services, you should find another company.
Stepico has more than 7 years of game development experience. They provide custom full-cycle game development from scratch to publishing and post-release support. Stepico can help with art, game design, game programming & live operations.
The office is Lviv-based, but their clients are located mainly in the USA and Europe. Stepico works with such companies such as Cartoon Network, NBC Universal/Dreamworks, Rovio, and other market leaders.
4A Games is a game development studio known for its shooters Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light. The studio was established in 2005 by experienced game industry professionals with the aim of creating premium quality games for latest generation consoles and personal computers.
Their in-house developed 4A Engine is constantly evolving with the latest industry trends. All their experience, talent and enthusiasm go into creating games with a deep story, unique gameplay elements and highly detailed believable environments.
Leading digital and social game publisher, Gameloft has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 157 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers.
Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat, and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney, Marvel, Hasbro, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel and Ferrari.
Absolutist is one of the leading game development companies and publishers of casual games. The company is located in Dnipro, Ukraine. It has been producing casual games since 2000 and continues to grow every year in terms of production capacity and a number of customers.
The company currently employs over 70 professionals in the field of programming, design, multimedia and marketing. Absolutist specializes in PC, Mac and iPhone / iPad game development.
Murka is an established and rapidly growing European game developer with a solid portfolio of social casino titles. They sustainably create and publish games for a global audience.
Murka is recognized as the best social casino operator by EGR, most innovative company by E&K Gaming, and ranked among top European companies by AppAnnie for several years in a row.
Nravo is Ukraine’s mobile game developer with offices in Lviv, Ukraine and Missassauga, Canada. Nowadays Nravo established 26 games. Among them are games for social networks, WAP, iOS, Android, Windows Phone and other platforms.
In 2014 Nravo created social subproject Nravo Kids, which is developing ukrainian developing free mobile games for kids. Nravo Kids has established three ukrainian educational games for children from 2 to 6 years old. These games are: “Who’s in the mountains,” “The Good World” and “Vsyaka muzyaka”.
ROOM 8 STUDIO
Room 8 Studio is a 360-degree co-development and AAA games art production company, the biggest and one of the oldest studios in Ukraine, working with 5 out of the global top 10 game publishers. Room 8 Studio has administrative headquarters in Limassol, Cyprus, and representation in Los Angeles.
Innovecs is a software development company with a development office in Ukraine. The company has already developed over 50 games for customers in 15 different countries. Some of the most recent gaming projects include Real Horses Bet, High Orbit, Salsa Nights and Bingo Cruise. Innovecs has over 450 employees and 6 years of market success.
Yarki Studio is a Ukrainian creative production company of animated and games content. The purpose of Yarki Studio and its branch Yarki Kids is to develop, produce and distribute internationally, ambitious and quality animated programs and games for kids.
They offer games for distribution, animated web and TV series for co-production and high-quality graphics, animation and programming services as work-for-hire.