The World of The Dark Eye – Demonicon Shown off in new gamescom 2013 Trailer


Bracknell, UK – 19th August 2013 – Kalypso Media has today released a new gamescom trailer illustrating the world of The Dark Eye – Demonicon. The trailer features some of the varied locations in the upcoming third person action-RPG, as well as some of the undead and human foes you will encounter on your adventures.

The Dark Eye – Demonicon is a thrilling action-RPG set in the extraordinarily popular universe of “The Dark Eye”, a richly crafted fantasy universe beloved by fantasy gamers throughout the world.

Demonicon tells the tragic story of a brother and sister who become pawns of sinister forces in a world of cruelty and depravity.  In this bleak yet magical world, their affection is both a blessing and a curse.  Both are constantly threatened by mortal danger and demonic temptation, and must find a way through their tortured lives by facing serious moral decisions.  Their common destiny will determine that of the entire continent, and will be decided by the choices they make.  Hordes of fiends block their way to freedom and peace, and only through battle and magic they will truly become free of the darkness.

Features include –

  • A third-person action-RPG featuring brutal melee attack combos and dazzling magic spells
  • Powerful storytelling with an elaborate narrative rich with twists, as well as believable conflicts and ethical decision-making opportunities
  • Action-packed battles, where pin-point timing and clever tactics play important roles
  • Unique magic system: a dark talent grants the player devastating mystical powers
  • Important events in “Demonicon” will be part of “The Dark Eye” universe’s history
  • State-of-the-art 3D visuals using the powerful “Vision” engine

The Dark Eye – Demonicon is out in October 2013 for Windows PC with console versions releasing in 2014.  For more information, please visit www.worldofdemonicon.com. Or like the game on Facebook.

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Dark – Launch Trailer

Your kind is still alive, even though they have been long since dead. They have lived undetected for centuries among men, but they are not men anymore. Vampires are not a legend, and you are one of them. Your name is Eric Bane, and yesterday evening, you were still a man. But when you woke up this morning, you felt incredibly powerful and thirsty — a thirst for blood. As a new-born vampire, you will soon discover even the world of vampires is a place of deceit and intrigue. In the course of your investigations, you will end up between the minions of a powerful vampire lord, mankind security forces and the secretive M17 special unit, which only goal is to hunt down and kill vampires for good.
DARK is a stealth and action-adventure game with RPG elements, in which you take on the role of the ultimate hunter: a vampire. Ambush your enemies in the dark, roam in the shadows and use powerful vampire skills to get rid of your opponents. The intricate story of DARK will take you in the midst of a world of blood and darkness, where the hunter is also the prey. Strike the other vampires, improve your character and develop formidable skills such as instantly disappearing from view to take your enemies by surprise.

Features:
– Use your impressive vampire skills and your powerful melee attacks to take on dangerous opponents under cover of darkness: not only police officers and elite soldiers, but also ghouls and other vampires.
– Make your way through many different landscapes, from the city museum to the fortress of the vampire lord in a skyscraper.
– Stealth and action meet role-playing: earn experience, pick your dialog choices and develop your skills to become the ultimate hunter.
– Impressive 3D Cel-shaded graphics.

More information:
http://www.getintothedark.com
https://www.facebook.com/darkthegame

DARK Comes Out of the Shadows – Kalypso Announces New Third-Person Multi-platform Game

Bracknell, UK, 10th May, 2012 Kalypso Media is pleased to unveil DARK, an exciting third-person stealth-action game for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and for Windows PC. DARK – developed by RealmForge, creators of the award-winning Dungeons – puts players in the role of a vampire out to discover the secrets of the mysterious global GeoForge Corporation. By making the most of powerful vampire skills, stealth and lethal combat abilities, players will engage and destroy their enemies, while moving silently through a stylized futuristic cityscape. The treacherous techno universe of DARK is rendered in gorgeous cel-shaded graphics with gameplay that tests the players’ ability to master both stealth and combat. DARK is slated for a global release in early 2013.

DARK  is a stealth action game with RPG elements that lets you slip into the role of the ultimate killer… a vampire. Stalk you enemies from the shadows then use powerful vampire abilities to attack and silently dispatch them! The exciting story of DARK immerses you in a world full of blood and darkness in which the hunter can become the hunted at any time. As you unravel the mystery behind the global conglomerate that seems omnipresent and all-powerful, continually improve your character by developing powerful skills to aid you in remaining unobserved, or make quick process of those unfortunate to take too keen an interest in you.

Features of DARK:

  • Stealth and action combine as players walk the world in darkness and silence, attacking their unsuspecting foes with supernatural fury
  • Use powerful vampire abilities and hard-hitting melee attacks to defeat dangerous enemies – turn into a puff of smoke and disappear, or close with your foes in an instant!
  • Powerful and intelligently controlled AI enemies mix the fantastic with the real-world. Battle police and elite special forces along with ghouls and other vampires
  • Castles, museums, skyscrapers, nightclubs and more are rendered in stunning 3D cel-shaded graphics, beckoning the player to explore – but beware, powerful enemies hide everywhere
  • RPG element mix with a compelling story – players will build up their skills through successful evasion and combat, while advancing the story through conversations with NPCs



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Enter the Darkness with New Demonicon Screens !

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Bracknell, UK, 14th March, 2012 – In the world of Demonicon, there is only darkness and the grey line that divides man from demons. Today, Kalypso Media is pleased to release new screenshots which illustrate the darkness that permeates the world of Demonicon, the action-RPG set for release on PC and next generation consoles in Q1 2013. Download the new screenshot pack for a look into a world where heroes are few and far between, and the line between good and evil is razor thin.

Demonicon is a thrilling action-RPG set in the extraordinarily popular universe of “The Dark Eye”, a richly crafted fantasy world beloved by fantasy gamers throughout the world.

Demonicon tells the tragic story of a brother and sister who become pawns of sinister forces in a world of cruelty and depravity.  In this bleak yet magical world, their affection is both a blessing and a curse.  Both are constantly threatened by mortal danger and demonic temptation, and must find a way through their tortured lives by facing serious moral decisions.  Their common destiny will determine that of the entire continent, and will be decided by the choices they make.  Hordes of fiends block their way to freedom and peace, and only through battle and magic they will truly become free of the darkness.

·         A third-person action-RPG featuring brutal melee attack combos and dazzling magic spells

·         Powerful storytelling with an elaborate narrative rich with twists, as well as believable conflicts and ethical decision-making opportunities

·         Action-packed battles, where pin-point timing and clever tactics play important roles

·         Unique magic system: a dark talent grants the player devastating mystical powers

·         Important events in “Demonicon” will be part of “The Dark Eye” universe’s State-of-the-art 3D visuals using the powerful “Vision” engine

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Tropico 4 Now Available on Xbox 360

Ridgewood, NJ, October 18, 2011 – Kalypso Media USA, Inc. is pleased to announce that Tropico 4 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft is now available in retail outlets throughout North America. Recently released to critical acclaim on Windows PC, Tropico 4 puts players in the role of El Presidente, the newly elected leader of the island of Tropico. Tasked with turning the island from a banana republic backwater into a global superpower, players will develop the island’s economy while dealing with global superpowers and the island’s citizens in a fine balancing act that will test players’ political, financial and social acumen.  For more information about Tropico 4, which has won multiple “Editors’ Choice” awards on Windows PC, please visit http://www.worldoftropico.com.

Tropico 4 sees you return as El Presidente, the tyrannical (or benevolent) dictator of the island paradise of Tropico. The world is changing and Tropico is moving with the times – geographical powers rise and fall and the world market is dominated by new players with new demands and offers – and you, as El Presidente, face a whole new set of challenges. If you are to triumph over your naysayers you will need to gain as much support from your people as possible. Your decisions will shape the future of your nation, and more importantly, the size of your Swiss bank account.

Tropico 4 features all new missions across new maps and includes exciting and fun new features to keep the action fresh and challenging. You can even elect ministers into power to help get your more controversial decisions passed through the government. But remember to keep your friends close and your enemies closer as everyone has an agenda!

Disciples III – Resurrection released !

Disciples III: Renaissance

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Released Across UK and European Territories

Bracknell, UK – 10th October 2011 –  Kalypso Media UK and Akella are pleased to announce the latest chapter in the much-loved Disciples series of turn-based tactical RPGsDisciples III: Resurrection launched on 7th October across the UK and European territories .  In Disciples III: Resurrection, players will be returned to the mythical land of Nevendaar, where they must lead the Undead Hordes, a menagerie of fallen beasts and heroes who are now walking dead and are exacting their revenge in the name of their dark Goddess of death, Mortis. The game will feature the trademark art style that makes Disciples III: Renaissance a hit with fans, and introduce dozens of new units, multiple heroes and a massive campaign.

Disciples III: Resurrection, the sequel to fantasy turn-based tactical RPG, Disciples III: Renaissance, returns players to the magical land of Nevendaar where the player is now challenged to lead an army of the walking dead. Fallen heroes and monsters will be under your control, as they exact revenge in the name of their dark Goddess – Mortis. Players will be challenged to defeat their enemies via dark magic, brute force and courage.  Disciples III: Resurrection will offer players more than 70 hours of tactical gameplay, new heroes, new units and new challenges in the form of a massive undead horde.

Features of Disciples III: Resurrection:

  • A new race – The Undead Hordes – a fan favorite, these walking dead beasts (including Death Dragons, Vampires, werewolves and more) and heroes will ravage the land of Nevendaar and challenge players’ tactical skills to their utmost.
  • Huge campaign – over 70 hours of gameplay to keep players immersed in the world of Disciples
  • More units – more than 50 new units, plus two new storyline characters and four leaders for the Undead Hordes
  • Distinct game world and story – the world of Nevendaar features a powerful gothic theme, with detailed artwork and character models.

Take the Fight to the Front Lines as Kalypso Media Launches ‘Global Ops: Commando Libya’ in the UK

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Bracknell, UK, 7th October 2011Kalypso Media and bitComposer Games are pleased to announce that Global Ops: Commando Libya, the new third-person shooter for Windows PC, has launched in the UK and European territories today. Global Ops: Commando Libya sets players on a mission to recover a nuclear warhead before it is sold to terrorist factions. The game will feature an extensive nine-mission single-player campaign and online competitive play.

For more information about Global Ops: Commando Libya, please visit http://global-ops.de/en/

January 21, 1968 – A B-52G bomber carrying four thermonuclear bombs on board crashes in the Arctic Sea of North Star Bay near Thule Airbase. The search party finds the wreckage and three bombs. The fourth is missing…

Present Day – The notorious Russian Mafia boss and weapons dealer, Yebievdenko, has a new toy for sale: an atom bomb. The CIA learns of his plans to sell it to a notorious Libyan dictator.  The fear is that it will be used to in a terrorist attack against the USA as payback for the American involvement in the Libyan conflict.

In development by Spectral Games, Global Ops: Commando Libya is a third-person shooter that puts players at the heart of a global race to capture a nuclear warhead that’s been stolen by Russian organized crime, and get it back into safe hands before it becomes a terrorist weapon. Players will take part in a deadly global chase – battling through Greenland and into North Africa as they fight to take down terrorist forces and recapture the devastating weapon.

Key Features

  • Dive into today’s headlines in a fast-paced 9-mission single player campaign with a thrilling, topical backstory
  • Enjoy dynamic third-person shooter action with a vast array of realistic, modern weapons
  • Explore exotic settings from Greenland to North Africa, rendered vividly with Unreal 3 technology
  • Battle online with up to 10 opponents across six multiplayer optimized maps
  • Master diverse missions: urban warfare, vehicle combat, guerilla activities and all-out pursuit

Dungeons – The Dark Lord Available Now in North America!

Show your friends your darkest side in this standalone expansion to “Dungeons”

Ridgewood, NJ, September 27, 2011 – Kalypso Media USA is pleased to announce the retail release of Dungeons – The Dark Lord, the stand-alone expansion to Dungeons, the game that challenged players to show off their evil sides. In Dungeons – The Dark Lord, players will craft elaborate dungeons, laden with traps, treasure and monsters, in an attempt to lure in hapless heroes. Once those heroes enter the dungeon, they’ll become fodder for the torture racks of the Dungeon Lord and his friends. Dungeons – The Dark Lord adds a new campaign map, a new single-player storyline, additional prestige gimmicks and more importantly – multiplayer gameplay! Players will now be able to go head-to-head in various competitive modes, proving who is the most sinister gamer of all.

Dungeons – The Dark Lord  is the sequel to the much-loved Dungeons, the game where the more evil you are, the better! In Dungeons – The Dark Lord, there’s a slew of exciting new features, including four-player multiplayer in three modes! Along with the addition of multiplayer modes such as Deathmatch and King of the Hill, there’s now the ability to play as some of the game’s popular bosses (Minos, The Dungeon Lord, the Zombie King and more) in multiplayer, along with the addition of an extensive single-player campaign, a new dungeon setting and lots of new dungeon gimmicks.

Features of Dungeons – The Dark Lord:

  • Four multiplayer modes for up to four players: Deathmatch, King of the Hill, Survival and Piñata
  •  Entirely new, fully scripted and voiced single-player campaign
  • New dungeon setting (ice crystal cave) with new graphics, unique dungeon gimmicks and a new boss monster – The Yeti
  • Playable bosses in multiplayer modes (Minos, Zombie King, Calypso and Dungeon Lord)
  • Various dungeon graphics sets and inventories are now available
  • New set of skills specifically for multiplayer modes

For more information on Dungeons – The Dark Lord please visit www.dungeons-game.com

Dungeons has been rated “M” for “Mature” (Blood and Violence) by the ESRB