- Buka Entertainment
Buka Entertainment ("Бука") is
Russian softwaredevelopment and distribution company.
About the company
Buka Entertainment, founded in 1994 in Moscow and with six branch offices across Russia is a thriving creator, publisher, and distributor of first-rate PC games meant for worldwide distribution with two primary business activities: the publication of products from foreign publishers for the Russian market and producing and publishing titles developed in Russia.
Buka has a wide distribution network covering most of the CIS, using prudent multi-layer marketing.
The six branch offices are in Saint-Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Khabarovsk, Novosibirsk, Samara, Nizhniy Novgorod.
Finam, the Investment Company, and EBRD NORUM, North-West and West Russia Regional Venture fund, invested in the development of Buka Entertainmentby entering the nominal capital of the holding. Combined investor’s share in the holding amounts to 52.9%. Amount of transaction comes to several million dollars.
Also in 2005, Buka released the first-person shooter
The Stalin Subway, set in Stalin's Moscow.
In 2007 Buka entered new business fields by opening two new divisions: BukaSoft that works with the multimedia products and BukaFilm that focuses on production, promotion and distribution of DVD movies in Russia.
* [http://www.buka.com Buka Entertainment website]
* [http://www.mobygames.com/company/buka-entertainment "Buka Entertainment"] entry at
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