Disciples III Video Blog #1 Available Now

Ridgewood, NJ, July 9, 2010 - Kalypso Media and Akella today released a new video blog showcasing key elements from Disciples III: Renaissance, the tactical-RPG/strategy game for Windows PC. In this new video, Disciples III producer Alexey Ilyin walks viewers through the game's new 3D engine, updated visual effects, the series' new "cover" system and much more. Disciples III: Renaissance features three unique factions squaring off in a quest to capture an artifact of immense power, and is set for retail release in North America on July 13, 2010. For more information about Disciples III: Renaissance, please visit www.disciples3.com.

- Download the new demo: http://www.disciples3.com

Disciples III: Renaissance is the next title in the award-winning Disciples series and represents a huge leap forward in the evolution of the turn-based RPG/strategy genre. Building on the successes of the first two games, Disciples III: Renaissance introduces a host of new features as well as the compelling gameplay that made the previous titles so popular.

About the Kalypso Media Group

Founded in 2006 in Germany by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, Kalypso Media is a privately-held, global independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, primarily for Windows PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Along with headquarters in Germany, the company has offices in the United Kingdom and the United States, including Kalypso Media Digital, Ltd., a UK-based subsidiary that focuses on global digital distribution and electronic publishing. The company also owns two development studios– Realmforge Studios and Gaming Minds Studios– and works with a number of leading independent developers.

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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