Grab Your Guns and Prepare to Go“Back in Action” this Fall

Bracknell UK– 8th June 2011 - Kalypso Media and bitComposer games are pleased to announce the official release date for their tactical-RPG, Jagged Alliance: Back in Action, today. The game, a modernized remake of the world famous 1999 strategy classic, Jagged Alliance, is scheduled to land in retail stores on 21st October 2011 for Windows PC.

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action is a contemporary of the latest title in the much-loved Jagged Alliance series of turn-based mercenary-themed strategy games.  Designed from the ground up to offer a modern gaming experience, Back in Action showcases an updated isometric 3D look and interface, highly detailed character models and a variety of new gameplay features 

Back in Action takes players to the fictitious country of Arulco, where a ruthless dictator has seized power and only a small group of rebels stand to resist him.  Tasked with freeing the island from the dictator’s iron grip, players will command rebel and mercenary forces while using tactical, diplomatic and economic tools to keep troops supplied and ready for the next flight, all while commanding them directly in nail-biting battles.

Back in Action’s innovative“plan&go” combat system combines real-time strategy (RTS) with turn-based elements to guarantee that the intricacies of tactical warfare are rendered in dynamic, exciting gameplay.  This challenges would-be commanders to master not only strategy and tactical combat, but also to maximize their team’s capabilities through RPG-like character advancement.

For more information on the Jagged Alliance series please visit: www.jaggedalliance.com.

                

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For more information please contact:

Mark Allen

Head of PR, Kalypso Media

E: mark.allen@kalypsomedia.com

Kayleigh Brodie

PR and Marketing Assistant

E: kayleigh.brodie@kalypsomedia.com

About The Kalypso Media Group

Founded in 2006 in Germany by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, Kalypso Media is a global, independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software that employs nearly 100 video game industry experts world-wide.

Along with Headquarters in Worms, Germany, the company has offices in the United Kingdom and the United States.  Kalypso Media also enjoys very strong global digital distribution through its Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. subsidiary, and owns three development studios– Realmforge Studios GmbH, Gaming Minds Studios GmbH and Noumena Studios GmbH -- and works with multiple leading independent developers.

Kalypso Media‘s recent titles include Tropico 3 for Xbox 360 and PC, The First Templar for Xbox 360 and PC, Disciples III: Renaissance and Dungeons for Windows PC. Upcoming titles include Tropico 4, Airline Tycoon 2 and Jagged Alliance: Back in Action. Further information about Kalypso Media is available at http://www.kalypsomedia.com.

About bitComposer Games

bitComposer Games, based in Eschborn, Germany, is an independent publisher of PC and computer games. The company focuses on the international marketing of software entertainment products for the classic PC, console and handheld platforms. bitComposer Games works with experienced development teams and service providers worldwide to develop in-house projects, licensed titles and commissioned productions. For more information, please visit: www.bit-composer.com

   


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