Kalypso Media and bitComposer Games Announce“Jagged Alliance: Back in Action”

Bracknell, UK– 2 nd February 2011-- Kalypso Media and bitComposer Games today are pleased to announce a global distribution and marketing partnership for Jagged Alliance: Back in Action for Windows PC. As part of the agreement, Kalypso Media will publish the game in North America, Asia and English-speaking export countries as well as through its extensive digital distribution channels. bitComposer Games will publish the game in all other European countries, including Russia and Poland.

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action  revives the top-selling Jagged Alliance series of mercenary-themed strategy games with significant updates to visuals and gameplay. Back in Action will showcase a fully updated experience, with modernized gameplay, state-of-the-art graphics and premium production values.

“With Kalypso we have an outstanding publishing partner with extensive experience and direct marketing opportunities, particularly in the digital space and in English-speaking territories,” said Wolfgang Duhr, Managing Director of bitComposer Games.“We are very confident, that with such a capable partner, we can fulfill the high expectations associated with the revival of the Jagged Alliance brand.”

“We are very pleased to revive and further expand the Jagged Alliance brand -- which is still very popular today -- with our partner, bitComposer Games,” said Simon Hellwig, Global Managing Director for the Kalypso Media Group.“More than a decade after the release of the successful second title in the series, the Jagged Alliance brand commands a high level of respect. Together with bitComposer, we will do our utmost to continue the success story.”

For more information about Jagged Alliance: Back in Action, please visit www.jaggedalliance.com.

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For more information please contact

Mark Allen

Head of PR, Kalypso Media

T: +44 (0) 1344 382 148

E: mark.allen@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 recently released the critically acclaimed best-seller Tropico 3 for Xbox 360 and PC, DarkStar One– Broken Alliance for Xbox 360, Disciples III: Renaissance and Patrician IV for Windows PC. Upcoming titles include Dungeons, The First Templar and Tropico 4.

About bitComposer Games

bitComposer Games is an independent publisher for PC and videogames with headquarters in Eschborn. The company focuses on the national and international marketing of entertainment products for the classical PC, console and handheld platforms. In the realization of original projects, licensed products and commissioned productions, bitComposer Games draws on experienced development teams and service providers worldwide. Further information on bitComposer Games is available at www.bit-composer.com 


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