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It seems fitting, yes.

Wargaming opens new offices in Europe after Russia exodus

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With the war in the Ukraine stretching on into the summer months, it might be more difficult to remember how much various game studios...

Whatever happened to the oft-delayed Corepunk? It’s suspended Russian region support

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When last we checked in on Artificial Core and its upcoming MMO Corepunk, the Amsterdam- and Kyiv-based studio admitted that it was hunkered down...

Russian Dota 2 esports player gets his team banned and his contract ended over support for Ukrainian invasion

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The gaming world has caught on to the symbolism of the letter Z already, so one has to wonder what was going through the...
Well... huh.

From the Depths: Everything we know about Wargaming’s exit from Russia

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Mixing gaming and politics is rough. Think back to the Blitzchung fiasco for Blizzard back in 2019. Or when Daybreak was (and then wasn’t)...

EG7 intends to sell Innova subsidiary and relocate Toadman Interactive studio in a pull-out from Russia

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Enad Global 7, the Swedish company that readers will recall bought up all of Daybreak Games in 2020, is apparently looking to cut ties...

Wargaming will suffer ‘substantial losses’ in corporate exit from Russia and Belarus

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Over a month ago, at the beginning of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, MMO studio Wargaming was already making a bold statement about the burgeoning...

International sanctions cause Steam payment snarl-ups for indie game devs in Russia and Ukraine

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The effects of Russia's invasion of Ukraine have already been felt across the gaming industry in a variety of ways, but a new effect...
DOOT

Albion Online tweaks controller functionality, removes Russia-themed guild logos

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If you've been testing out the new controller options for Albion Online, then today's update is only going to make your life easier. The...

New World is apparently blocking players in Russia and Belarus

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Overnight, gamers on Amazon's official New World forums posted the news that players from Russia and Belarus are being blocked from playing on the...

Neverwinter parent company donates $2M in aid to Ukraine, IGDA calls on industry to condemn invasion

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Since last week, we've been covering the game industry's response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, as game studios and esports teams divert launches, raise...
A lad.

Wargaming pledges aid to Ukrainian Red Cross, sacks pro-invasion developer

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Politics can be a touchy subject, especially for a global company whose customers represent many diverse viewpoints. However, neutrality on the current state of...

Elder Scrolls Online players stage in-game peace walks through Cyrodiil in support of Ukraine

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Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been all over news feeds and social media for the past week, and while many people are understandably seeking...

Battlefield 2042 yanks Russian helicopter reward in light of Ukraine invasion

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In light of the highly unpopular Russian invasion of Ukraine this past week, it's been interesting to see how the gaming industry as a...

MMO Business Roundup: The gaming industry reacts to the Ukraine crisis

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent business and industry news. Ukraine: First, there's no way around the news that Russia shelled and...

Riders of Icarus has apparently sunsetted its only Russian server

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Pour one out for Riders of Icarus aka Icarus Online, which apparently sunsetted its Russian server this week. As MMO Fallout first reported, the game...
Zero, zero, zero, Ted Danson.

Interview: Population Zero devs on the May Steam launch, buy-to-play, and PvP philosophy

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Survival MMORPG Population Zero is officially launching on Steam in early May, Enplex Games announced today. As part of the reveal, the studio's also...

EVE Evolved: What really sets Russian EVE players apart?

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One of the most interesting things about EVE Online is the fact that its single shard server forces players from different countries and cultures...

EVE Online: Invasion expansion lands May 28th

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The virtual universe of EVE Online is bracing itself for an invasion, and it looks like things will be kicking off much sooner than...

Daybreak’s definitely-not-owner Columbus Nova is back in national news again

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Does it ever seem weird to you when companies involved in gaming show up in big political dramas in the real world? Because it...
Uh.

Revelation Online merges Western and Russian dev teams, unifies client build

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Change is coming to Revelation Online, even if it's largely under the hood for the moment. You folks might recall that the My.com MMO...

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