IGN today reports a press release from Kalypso Media announced an agreement between the global award winning PC game publisher and developer Akella that will allow them the rights to publish and market Disciples III: Renaissance in select European regions and North America. The game is the latest installment of the popular turn based RPG strategy franchise Disciples and is set for release by Kalypso on Windows PC in summer 2010. Recent screenshots of the game posted by Gamespot are below.
Representatives for Akella had this to say about the announcement,
“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.”