North American Publishing Agreement Announced for Tarr Chronicles

CDV Software Entertainment USA is pleased to announce a publishing deal to bring Akella's upcoming space combat title - Tarr Chronicles - to North America. Tarr Chronicles is a sci-fi dogfighting title that will drop players into the pilot seat of a deadly space fighter as they and their A.I. teammates struggle to protect the remains of humanity from an enemy onslaught. Stunningly rendered 3D space-scapes will immerse the player in this futuristic world where there is no right or wrong - only the survival of the fittest. Tarr Chronicles will ship in North America for PC in September 2007. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.

Lost in space and deep behind enemy lines, the player must don an elite fighter pilot's uniform and defend the galaxy's last hope in Tarr Chronicles, a gripping arcade-style space combat simulation in development by Quazar Studio and Akella. At yourdisposal are dozens of detailed high-tech fighters bristling with cannons and rocket launchers, yours to fly against an unstoppable alien menace - the De'Khete. Intelligent squad mates with unique personalities will assist you in frenzied white-knuckle space battles between vast fleets of fighters and massive capital ships. From fully-customizable equipment to collectible badges and fast-action combat encounters, Tarr Chronicles will keep you pinned to your seat.

About CDV Software Entertainment USA

CDV Software Entertainment is dedicated to publishing and distributing top-notch video games worldwide. The publicly traded company, headquartered in Bruchsal, Germany, has its North American offices located in New Jersey and North Carolina, and partners with leading distribution partners across the globe. As publisher of critically acclaimed titles like Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, War Front: Turning Point, Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle and the upcoming Attack on Pearl Harbor, CDV is a leading publisher of third-party video games.

About Akella

Akella was founded in 1993, and since inception Akella has grown from a team of six people into a multiple-disciplined company engaged in developing, publishing, and distributing computer games and multimedia products. At present, Akella employs more than 200 qualified specialists under the direction of experienced and professional managers. Akella’s own distribution network has grown fast and covers all the former USSR territories. Among Akella’s shareholders are Quadriga Capital (EBRD fund) and Intel Capital.


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