Disciples III: Renaissance Now Available in North America

As expected, Kalypso Media just sent us over a press release confirming the avilability of Disciples III: Renaissance on store shelves here in North America. Go grab it:
Prepare for Battle as Disciples III Arrives in Stores

The fantasy tactical RPG/strategy game is now available in retail stores and via digital download

Ridgewood, NJ, July 13, 2010 - Kalypso Media and Akella are excited to announce that Disciples III: Renaissance is available in retail stores and via digital download today. In the world of Disciples III: Renaissance, players will enjoy three distinct campaigns as they battle to capture an artifact of great power while being immersed in a rich story crafted by renowned Russian fantasy authors. Players will engage in combat with a diverse variety of enemy creatures -- on both a global map and tactical battlefield -- challenging players to make the best use of the variety of character classes they can recruit into their adventuring parties. For more information about Disciples III: Renaissance, please visit http://www.disciples3.com.

Disciples III: Renaissance is the next title in the award-winning Disciples series and represents a huge leap forward in the evolution of the turn-based RPG/strategy 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.

About the Kalypso Media Group

Founded in 2006 in Germany by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, Kalypso Media is a privately-held, global independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, primarily for Windows PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Along with headquarters in Germany, the company has offices in the United Kingdom and the United States, including Kalypso Media Digital, Ltd., a UK-based subsidiary that focuses on global digital distribution and electronic publishing. The company also owns two development studios Realmforge Studios and Gaming Minds Studios and works with a number of leading independent developers.

About Akella:

Akella was founded in 1993, and since inception Akella has grown from a team of six people into a multiple-disciplined company engaged in developing, publishing, and distributing computer games and multimedia products. At present, Akella employs more than 200 qualified specialists under the direction of experienced and professional managers. Akella's own distribution network has grown fast and covers all the former USSR territories. Among Akella's shareholders are Quadriga Capital (EBRD fund) and Intel Capital.