Getting a release of just about any game in your country of residence is always a win, even if just for extra bragging rights. That’s why strategy RPG fans might be intrigued to hear that they’ll be getting another win on their PCs this summer of 2010.
Disciples III: Renaissance
, native to Russia and developer/publisher Akella, has been granted permission to be published by Kalypso Media – who you may know to have some turn-based strategy game experience under their belt – in North America and certain European countries.
Read on for what the latest title in the Disciples franchise has to offer.
Kalypso Will Bring Disciples III to North America, Western Europe and Asia Pacific
Epic turn-based sword and sorcery title coming in summer 2010 for PC
Baltimore, Maryland, March 8, 2010 – Kalypso Media, a global publisher of award-winning PC and console games, is pleased to announce an agreement with game developer and publisher Akella that grants Kalypso Media the rights to market and publish Disciples III: Renaissance in North America and select European territories. Disciples III: Renaissance is a standalone turn-based strategy RPG set in an expansive fantasy world, offering players action, adventure and glory. Stunning 3D environments, three playable races, and multiplayer functionality all combine to offer an outstanding gameplay experience. Kalypso Media will release Disciples III: Renaissance in summer 2010 on Windows PC.
“Disciples III: Renaissance is a perfect fit with Kalypso’s portfolio of top-quality strategy games, and we are excited to partner with Akella to release this title to gamers around the world,” said Simon Hellwig, Managing Director, Kalypso Media. “Disciples III is poised to take this award-winning strategy franchise to the next level by appealing to existing fans and newcomers to the series.”
“Everyone at Akella has a deep respect and love for the Disciples brand,” said Dmitry Arkhipov, Vice-President of Development at Akella. “Our team is dedicated and passionate about ensuring that Disciples III: Renaissance takes the franchise further by providing fans more dynamic gameplay and deeper strategies in an incredibly atmospheric and rich 3D world. Kalypso is the perfect partner to work with to ensure that Disciples III: Renaissance will be delivered to gamers around the world.”
Disciples III: Renaissance is the next title in the award winning Disciples series and represents a leap forward in the evolution of the turn-based strategy RPG 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.
* Three playable races - The Empire, the Legions of the Damned and the Elven Alliance. Each race has unique units and city designs.
* Cities, locations, units and other game assets are now represented in full 3D
* Advances in gameplay allow increased fluidity in multiplayer games and less downtime in single-player games
* A new upgrade system allows the player to assign attributes to their leader units. This system employs inventories and new stats and abilities
* Visual representation of characters’ equipped armor, weapons and artifacts