Kalypso Media Creates Mobile Division
Bracknell, UK – 3 rd April 2014 – Kalypso Media has today announced a newly created sister company within the Kalypso Media Group. Kalypso Media Mobile GmbH, based in Berlin, will focus on creating mobile entertainment for iOS and Android platforms for tablets and/or smartphones with at least three games scheduled to release in 2014.
“Kalypso has a lot of great IP, such as Tropico, Dungeons and Port Royale, within its portfolio and it is really about time to follow the trends of cross-platform-entertainment and cloud-gaming. Strategy and simulation games are especially under represented – specifically within the premium-price-segment –at the moment. This is a fast growing market and we think, as a part of our product diversification strategy, our games and brands deserve to become playable anywhere, any time“ commented Simon Hellwig, Global Managing Director of Kalypso.
The first product will be announced very soon and Stefan Marcinek, Global Managing Director added: “We are of course looking to port and/or re-design our own IP for mobile platforms such as tablets and smartphones, but we will also release new and innovative games and concepts that fit perfectly on these devices. In the beginning, we will of focus on paid content but we are also looking into the Free-to-Play model as this will also play an important role in our growth strategy“.
Kalypso will also announce the responsible executives at Kalypso Mobile very soon – interested candidates in publishing, mobile marketing and mobile producing are welcome to send their CV to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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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 with over 120 employees worldwide.
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, owns three development studios – Realmforge Studios GmbH, Gaming Minds Studios GmbH and Noumena Studios GmbH – and works with multiple leading independent developers.
Kalypso Media‘s titles include the critically acclaimed Tropico 3, Tropico 4, Sins of a Solar Empire (Europe and Asia), and Dungeons. Upcoming titles include Tropico 5 (PC, Xbox360, Mac, Linux). Further information about Kalypso Media is available at http://www.kalypsomedia.com