the games industry come together in response to the conflict in Ukraine which is a disturbing, painful and emotional issue. Phone Games encourages civil behavior when discussing this topic and does not support any form of abuse.
Right now, the globe seems like a scary and painful place. It’s been hard to focus on anything else over the past two weeks, with news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine dominating the headlines. In such a tumultuous time, continuing to play and write about games seems meaningless, but life must go on. Fortunately, we can help, and several game makers have already come forward to show their support for Ukraine and its people.
The games industry responds to the conflict in Ukraine
11 bit studio kicked off the momentum of support by declaring that all revenue from This war of mine will be donated to the Ukrainian Red Cross for a week. This money would then be used to help victims of the conflict in Ukraine. 11 Bit Studios announced on Twitter that they have donated $715,000 an amazing feat so far that shows just how passionate people are about ending the war.
well-known publisher Ubisoft also took steps to help and protect the Ukrainian people. The company donated 200,000 euros in association with Ukrainian Red Cross and save the children to help the situation.
frogs (The Sinking City, Sherlock Holmes), sengi games (The Thieving Serpent), big boys (Pandemic Express, Where the Clouds End), Vostok Games (working on an unadvertised AAA shooter), and GSC Game World (Stalker and Stalker 2), among other Ukrainian developers, have posted statements on their official Twitter accounts calling for the maintenance of Ukraine’s independence and an end to the attack on their country.
Gamelofta major game studio known for titles such as The Asphalt series, Modern Combat Seriesand gangstar vegaswas also affected and released a statement.
Gameloft’s Ukrainian studios – Kharkiv, which opened in 2007, and Lviv, which opened in 2014 – specialize in casual games and live game development, production and quality assurance, respectively. . They are the source of some of Gameloft’s best-known brands, such as Extreme Asphalt and Order and Chaos.
angry Birds maker Rovio Entertainment has also expressed support for peace in Ukraine and works with UNICEF Finland.
Digital Team17known for their award-winning games like Overcooked, Yooka-Laylee, Aven Colony, and Sheltered donated to the Red Cross/Red Crescent in Ukraine. They also urged their followers to come forward and support the organization’s efforts to help those affected by the crisis. “We remain in close contact with the management of these studios, and we will support them and their families in any way we can.”the company said on its LinkedIn post.
We hope that the nightmare of Ukrainians, as well as of all who suffer from the horrors of war, will soon end.
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