Nival is an independent game developer focused on strategy games. The company was founded in 1996 by games industry veteran Sergey Orlovskiy, who currently serves as company CEO. Nival began to self-publish it’s own games in 2005.


Nival strives to bring innovations to traditional game genres. Altering the borders, Nival aims to create supreme experience for its players through a mix of a gameplay types and our signature art style.

Nival’s track record includes the best-selling Heroes of Might and Magic V, Blitzkrieg, Silent Storm and Etherlords game series. Our core development studios are currently working on the award-winning competitve role-playing strategy Prime World and the collectible tower defense game Prime World: Defenders. Two more titles are expected to be announced by the end of 2013.


With offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia; Miami, Florida; Kiev, Ukraine and Minsk, Belarus Nival currently has more than 200 employees across four development studios.

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