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Founded: 1994
Defunct: 1997
Headquarters: Russia

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A Russian company operating in the years 1994-1997

Bitman mascot


In November 1994, the "Bitman Company" company was established in Russia. Aleksiej Semenov became the general director. The company quickly began to bring consoles. The company started selling 8 bit consoles . The company has also started copying Sega Mega Drive. That's how Super Bitman and Turbo Bitman were created.The company's products began to be presented by the press as counterfeit, which made the company's profits start to fall.Bitman decided to cooperate with Sega. In 1996 became a distributor of Sega in Russia and CIS. In 1997, the company also took up the fight against piracy in Russia with other companies.Bitman was taken over in December 1997 by R-Style.All stores have been taken over by this company.[1]


8bit clones:

  • Bitman,
  • Bitman 2,
  • Bitman Infra,

16 bit clones:

Game Boy clone:

  • Bitman 3000B,



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Super Bitman advert RU
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Super Bitman advert RU
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Super Bitman advert RU
Print advert in Magazina Igrushek (RU) #8: "4/1996" (1996-xx-xx)
Print advert in Strana Igr (RU) #6: "Sentyabr 1996" (1996-xx-xx)
also published in:
Print advert in Magazina Igrushek (RU) #11: "7-8/1996" (1996-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Velikiy Drakon (RU) #29 (1996-12-01)