Gaming Industry

World of Tanks is the dominant game in Russia’s gaming industry, and PC games carry the majority of marketshare. Having said that, growth across the industry can’t be ignored; in Moscow and St-Petersburg query volume related to online gaming has increased 15% YOY, and in Russian regions not including those two major cities, the volume has increased by 23% YOY. The Gaming Industry is performing exceptionally well, and the Russian market is no exception.

  • Social Gaming in Russia Still Increasing

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    Online gamers turn to their mobile devices, tablets, and desktops to play their favorite games but they also frequently access social media to do so.  Mail.ru and Newzoo released a new assessment of the Russian…

  • A Look at Russia’s Tablet Craze

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    Russians were first turned on to tablets in the form of e-books.  However, in addition to e-readers, more and more Russians are using tablets to access social media, play online games, read the news, shop…

  • The Changing Patterns in Russian Youth Culture

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    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, post-USSR Russia has had to re-define its social landscape. By the mid-1990s young people in Russia were facing high levels of unemployment and rising crime, leaving them feeling…

  • Online Gaming Market Update

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    Since winter is the peak season for online gaming in Russia, this July 2014 exclusive Yandex update on online games will give you enough time to catch up with the trends.  Whether you are a…

  • The Online Gaming Industry, Russia’s Secret Weapon?

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    The gaming industry is a lucrative, growing business with new opportunities continually developing around the globe — and Russia is no exception. Their gaming community is one of the most unique in the world and…

  • The Hottest Online Startups To Come Out Of Russia

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    Russia is now one of the fastest growing internet markets in Europe and there’s no doubt that it is emerging as a country of opportunities for new businesses. Initiatives such as the FRII (Foundation For…