PLYMOUTH, MI and BRACKNELL, UK - (NOVEMBER 20th, 2008) - Kalypso Media UK and Stardock Corporation ( www.stardock.com) are pleased to announce that Stardock’s Impulse digital distribution platform ( www.impulsedriven.com) has added the entire back catalogue of Kalypso titles and will feature all future titles as well.
“We are delighted that we are extending our strategic relationship with Stardock and setting up this partnership for the electronic download of Kalyspo Media’s titles. We have had a huge European hit with Stardock’s space strategy game, Sins of a Solar Empire and it’s great to get the opportunity to further develop our relationship” said Charlie Barrett, business development director at Kalypso Media.
The first titles set for release on Impulse are: Imperium Romanum, Imperium Romanum: Emperor Expansion, Imperium Romanum: Gold Edition, Hollywood Pictures, AGON Lost Sword of Toledo, Star Assault, Ceville, Campus and Theatre of War.
“Kalypso Media have published a range of high-quality PC games and also have many strong titles fast approaching release, including Ceville. We are excited to include these titles on our digital distribution platform,” added Brian Clair, director of publishing at Stardock.
About Kalypso Media
Specialising in the publishing of interactive media– primarily computer games - Kalypso Media was founded in summer 2006 by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek. A year later, the sister company Kalypso Media UK Ltd. was opened in England and is now led by Andrew Johnson and Charlie Barrett, two experienced members of the Kalypso Media Group management team.
Stardock is one of the world’s leading developers and publishers of PC games and desktop software. Its PC games include Sins of a Solar Empire, the highest rated and best selling PC strategy game of 2008 as well as the critically acclaimed Galactic Civilizations series. Its desktop software includes Object Desktop, WindowBlinds, and a host of other programs for customizing the Windows experience. Learn more about Stardock by visiting www.stardock.com.
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