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  • 5 More Video Games by Russian Developers

    As we continue to explore the video game industry, we’ve selected five more Russian-produced titles. Today's picks provide every kind of gaming experience, from surviving an Alaskan ordeal and taking a trip to the 41st millennium to delving into the rich local folklore and more.


  • Atompunk, Horror, and More: Video Games by Russian Developers

    Apart from the pioneering Tetris and the memeable Lizards Must Die, the Russian game scene can boast a heap of other binge-worthy video games, much loved by gamers in Russia and beyond.


  • Student Video Games and Expert Talks: Highlights of First ITMO.GameDev Day

    Over 400 visitors of the recent ITMO.GameDev Day conference tested 18 video and board games created by students of Russian universities while learning more about game development by the industry’s leading experts. The event was organized by ITMO’s Game Development School. 


  • ITMO Student Wins ArtMasters Championship With Economic Simulator About Hermitage Cats

    Eva Avocado is a student at ITMO’s Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies, and for the last two years she has been developing games. Recently, she won ArtMasters, the open national championship of creative competencies. Eva won in the category Game Designer and received a 500,000 rubles award, hardware, and an internship invitation from an IT company. In this article, she tells us how she accomplished this incredible feat.


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #40

    Fittingly for this “anniversary” installment of our science digest, we have a whole slew of research updates to share: from anti-cancer and computing breakthroughs to a dive into the science of memes.


  • ITMO and Nau Engine Announce Strategic Partnership

    In an exciting development, ITMO University and the open-source Nau Engine have announced their strategic partnership, which, among other things, will entail the inclusion of the game engine into the university’s curricula and its use in development of educational content.


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #38

    The new academic year is here! In today’s recap of science-themed reports from ITMO.NEWS, we focus on learning in all its forms: from developments on the awaited ITMO Highpark campus to insights into the Russian higher education system and opportunities for ITMO students. Pens ready, notebooks open? Let’s begin!


  • Gamedev at ITMO: Latest Video Games by Master’s Students

    Game Development Technologies is a top-choice Master’s program at ITMO University that produces over 20 new game designers and programmers every year. In the program, students explore Unreal Engine and other gamedev technologies, as well as create their original games. Here are some of the projects developed by the program’s students.


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #37

    Twice a month, we invite you to take in the latest breakthroughs and successes of ITMO University’s students and scientists. Today, we’ve got plenty of research updates to share – as well as a couple of impressive success stories from our industrious graduates!


  • Gamedev Leader at Lesta Games Shares His Path From Programming to Gamedev

    As a university student, Danila Lychkin went from a programmer at a Moscow-based company to a  team lead at an international corporation but ultimately decided to quit his job to pursue gamedev instead. Now, he heads the gamedev department at Lesta Games and oversees the production of World of Warships. In this interview, the former programmer weighs in on how to quit everything to chase after your dreams – and succeed.