|Vologda, Russia (2004 )|
Playrix Entertainment is a casual games developer and publisher headquartered in Vologda, Russia. Founded in 2004, it currently employs over 100 people. Playrix Entertainment offers premium downloadable games via its official web site.
Playrix is successfully cooperating with the largest casual games portals including Big Fish Games, Yahoo!, MSN, Real Networks, AOL, iWin, Oberon, etc.
In addition to the in-house developed games, Playrix also acts as a publisher for a number of titles from external studios. The company officially announced its plans to target publishing in October 2008.
Facts and Numbers
- Games released to date: 12
- Concurrent internal projects: 7
- Games localized into 12 languages with more coming soon
- Internally developed web versions available for all games, improve conversion up to 14%
- Games available at retail in more than 50 countries
- 110% average annual growth
In 4 Elements players need to bring back the elements of Earth, Fire, Air and Water, and save the kingdom by restoring four ancient books of magic.
- The 3rd ELAN Awards Nominee: Best Casual Game 
Fishdom, a combination of Match-3 and Sim, gives players a chance to build up their own dream aquarium and fill it with fish and ornaments.
- Great Game Awards Nominee: Top Match-3 (RealGames, RealNetworks, Inc.)
- iParenting Media Awards: 2009 Greatest Video Game
- Conversion rate up to 14%
Fishdom H2O: Hidden Odyssey
Fishdom H2O: Hidden Odyssey, a combination of hidden object and Sim, takes players to the bottom of the sea to collect numerous hidden items to earn cash and build up aquariums of their own design.
- AOL Games' Best of 2009: #1 Bestseller and Most Downloaded Game.
Around the World in 80 Days
Around the World in 80 Days, a Match-3 puzzler, inspired by Jules Verne’s classic novel, takes players on a journey around the four continents following the book’s storyline.
- Great Game Awards Winner: Top Match-3 (RealGames, RealNetworks, Inc.) 
- Gamezebo: Interview with Igor Bukhman, Playrix's President, Products
- iGame Radio: Interview with Sean Elliot, VP of Business Development at Playrix
- Pixel Perfect Gaming: Interview with Dmitri Bukhman, Playrix's President, Strategy
- Goble, Gord (2008-09-19). 4 Elements Review. IGN. Retrieved on 2009-01-05
- "RealGames Recognizes Outstanding Developers With First Annual Great Game Awards". Reuters. 2009-07-21. http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS126740+21-Jul-2009+PRN20090721.