Elements of War to be released in April

by: Russell -
Kalypso Media announced today that its real-time strategy game Elements of War will be released in North America via retail stores and digital distribution on April 12th.  Elements of War will allow players to use both conventional and climate-control weapons to destroy their enemies.  Sounds like something out of either a sci-fi movie or a Loony Toons cartoon...I'm all for that!  Read on for the official press release.
Elements of War Heads into Battle

Kalypso's RTS where the weather is a weapon gets ready to hit store shelves this April
 
Ridgewood, NJ, March 25, 2011 - Kalypso Media, a global publisher of award-winning PC and console games, is pleased to announce Elements of War, its real-time strategy game where players' armies use both conventional and climate-control weapons to devastate the enemy, has gone gold and will be released to North American retail outlets and via digital distribution on April 12. In Elements of War,players will take charge of a wide variety of military units, from modern helicopters and battle tanks, to futuristic weaponry such as powered exoskeletons, EMP generating vehicles and lightning-throwing planes as they battle across a torn and tattered near-future United States. As gamers fight their way across the decimated landscape, they will unlock next-generation weather-controlling weaponry that will allow them to unleash tornadoes, earthquakes and much more on their enemies. For more information about Elements of War, please visit www.kalypsomedia.com or http://www.facebook.com/elementswar.

Set on Earth in the not-so-distant future, Elements of War focuses on a conflict for the survival of humanity that ensues after a secret military weather control experiment sets in motion a near-complete global climate collapse. Three factions battle on American soil for control of fearsome weather-based weapons, granting them the power to use tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, torrential rains and other forces of nature as weapons of war. Are you ready to wield the Elements of War?

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, Patrician IV: Conquest by Trade and Dungeons for Windows PC. Upcoming titles include The First Templar, Tropico 4 and Jagged Alliance: Back in Action. Further information about Kalypso Media is available athttp://www.kalypsomedia.com.
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