Merger of video game companies, Nival Network and Nival Interactive, pairs experienced development and publishing teams together.
Nival Network, a leading Russian game publisher and operator for the next-generation gaming and social network, ZZima.com, announced the acquisition of Nival Interactive, a world leader in the development of computer games. Both companies will be merged under the name brand, Nival, effective immediately. Nival’s combined efforts make it one of the largest Russian online game developers and publishers with headquarters in Moscow and offices in Saint Petersburg, Russia and Minsk, Belarus. The combined companies retain all trademarks and rights of Nival Interactive and Nival Network.
Sergey Orlovskiy, founder and president of Nival, has been a major part of both company’s histories and it was his idea to merge them together to form a new united brand for a global audience.
“Combining some of our favorite games with modern, online technology will open a world of possibilities for us to create new and innovative projects,” Orlovskiy said. “We’re looking forward to announcing many new, interesting games and believe merging our resources, company goals and efforts can help us grow as an innovative gaming company.”
Nival is a leading Russian games developer and publisher with extensive experience in strategy game development and massively multiplayer online game publishing. Nival is headquartered in Moscow, Russia and was founded by Russian games industry veteran Sergey Orlovskiy, who currently serves as company president. With offices in Minsk, Belarus, and St. Petersburg, Russia Nival currently has more than 200 employees and three development studios. Nival also operates the popular Russian gaming and social network, ZZima.com.