People Can Fly is a video game developer established in February 2002 by Adrian Chmielarz and based in Warsaw, Poland. Their first videogame was Painkiller, but many of their members had already worked on various titles before this. Some members helped create 10 different titles since 1992, with the best known being Gorky 17, or Odium in the United States The team currently consists of 20 members, excluding external contractors.
The name "People Can Fly" was chosen after checking the names of several albums and song titles. On August 20, 2007, Epic Games acquired a majority share in the company.
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