17 th of October, 2011, Moscow. — NIKITA ONLINE celebrates its 20 th anniversary and announces rebranding. The first Russian game company Nikita was founded on the 14 th of October, 1991. In 2007, the company changed its name to NIKITA ONLINE in order to emphasize the focus on online games market. Nowadays the company is one of the leading publishers and developers of online games in Russia.
“ What matters at the end of the day is not the company’s age but what the company has managed to achieve during that time,” — says NIKITA ONLINE´s President Nikita Skripkin. — “ Our company has managed a lot. Our IPs — Twigger, Parkan, Sphere — are well-known all over the globe. I’m sure that the games we’re developing and publishing today are going to be a huge success as well.”
NIKITA ONLINE has also timed its rebranding to the celebrations. It’s going to turn a new page of its history with a brand new corporate identity and website ( www.nikitaonline.ru). Those changes in the brand attributes of NIKITA ONLINE correlate with the mission and goals of the company.
“ The smile at our new logo is an allegory of our mission which is to make the lives of our users happier and funnier,” — explains NIKITA ONLINE´s CEO Stepan Zotov. — “ The font we’ve chosen reflects a creative nature of our industry. As for our corporate site it shows how a virtual reality intervenes in our everyday lives.”
On top of that NIKITA ONLINE has prepared a number of presents for its more than six million users.
“ We’ve turned on festive rates in all our projects, there is a number of special in-game events as well,” — claims NIKITA ONLINE´s Product Director Vitaly Kozlov. — “ We’re really glad to share some positive emotions with our audience and draw them into celebrations.”
NIKITA.Online was founded in 1991 and became the first game company in Russia. It has two offices — in Moscow and Rostov-on-Don. Currently NIKITA.Online operates in Russia, CIS and the Baltic states with 12 titles: 4Story, Asda Story, Divine Souls, Dragon Knight, House 3, Karos Online, King of Kings 3, Rappelz, Sphere, Sphere: Reborn, Sphere 2: Arena and browser-based WebRacing. The company has developed more than 100 titles and localized more than 50. Today there are more than six million unique users registered in NIKITA ONLINE’s projects. For more information, please, head to www.nikitaonline.ru.