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E3 2019: LEGENDARY PYRO STUDIOS TITLES REMASTERED FOR 2019
Bracknell UK, 11th June 2019
Following on from its acquisition of the rights to Pyro Studios’ franchises in 2018, Kalypso Media is thrilled to kick off its E3 2019 line-up by announcing the return of two icons of the strategy genre. Commandos 2 HD Remaster and Praetorians HD Remaster, developed by Yippee Entertainment and Torus Games respectively, will bring these two classic gaming experiences to Windows PC, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in Q4 2019, with Commandos HD Remaster also coming to Nintendo Switch, Mac, Linux, iPad and Android tablets. Both titles will launch complete with updated graphics and enhanced controls for the best possible performance on modern gaming platforms.
In Commandos 2 HD Remaster (Kalypso Shop / Steam), take control of an elite group of commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of notoriously demanding missions set in World War II. In this genre-defining classic, explore interactive environments and use your commandos’ unique skillsets to complete your mission against seemingly impossible odds.
In Praetorians HD Remaster (Kalypso Shop / Steam), take your place in an emerging Roman Empire by proving your worth on the battlefields of Egypt, the combat theatres of Gaul and the heart of the Empire itself in Italy, in a crusade to become Emperor. Combine your units, master their varied skillsets and exploit the weaknesses of your enemies to emerge victorious. But beware – the closer you get to the Emperor, the closer you get to facing the infamous Praetorian Guard.
To celebrate the announcement of Commandos 2 HD Remaster and Praetorians HD Remaster, a new featurette is available with an interview with Ignacio Pérez Dolset, founder of Pyro Studios.
Commandos 2 HD Remaster and Praetorians HD Remaster are scheduled for release on Windows PC, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in Q4 2019, with Commandos 2 HD Remaster also coming to Nintendo Switch, iPad and Android tablets. Both games are available for demos on Kalypso Media’s booth at E3 2019, at stand 8301, Concourse Hall. To make an appointment, please contact the Kalypso Media PR team.
For more information, please see www.kalypsomedia.com.
Title: Commandos 2 HD Remaster / Praetorians HD Remaster
Platform(s): PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Windows PC (plus Nintendo Switch, Mac, Linux, iPad, Android tablets - Commandos 2 HD Remaster only)
Developer: Yippee Entertainment (Commandos 2 HD Remaster) / Torus Games (Praetorians HD Remaster)
Genre: Real time tactics
Release: Q4 2019Hashtag(s): #CommandosHD / #PraetoriansHD
About the Kalypso Media Group
Kalypso Media Group GmbH is an independent publisher, developer and marketer of interactive entertainment software with 100 employees in 7 locations in Germany, England and the USA. The group includes Kalypso Media Group GmbH in Worms, Kalypso Media UK Ltd. in Bracknell, Kalypso Media USA Inc. in Ridgewood, Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. in Great Britain and Kalypso Media Mobile in Hamburg/Germany, which was launched in 2015. With Realmforge Studios (Munich) and Gaming Minds Studios (Gütersloh), the company also has two development studios of its own.
Kalypso Media's products include the Tropico series, popular with critics and players alike, the Dungeons series, the successful new Sudden Strike series, the tycoon saga Railway Empire and the fan favourite Dungeons 3. Since July 2018, the IP portfolio of Kalypso Media Group GmbH has also included all rights to the titles of the legendary Pyro Studios (Commandos, Imperial Glory, Praetorians). With Commandos 2 - HD Remaster and Praetorians - HD Remaster, the redesigned versions of these PC strategy classics will be released in Q4 2019. The launch of the PC version of Tropico 6, released in March 2019, was the largest launch in the company's history. The console versions will follow in summer 2019. In addition, the Tropico franchise is also available for the first time on mobile platforms with Tropico for iPad/iPhone. A new IP, Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars, will release on PC in September 2019 and on consoles in Q1 2020.More information about the Kalypso Media Group is available at www.kalypsomedia.com.