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Industry Computer and video game industry
Founded 1993
Number of employees
250 (2008), around few decades (2012)
Website English version of Akella homepage

Akella is a Russian software company specializing in the development, publishing and distribution of video games and multimedia products. The founders of Akella met in 1993 and decided to start a company together, and in 1995 formed Akella. The company comprises five in-house development teams, a publishing house, a distribution center, a localization team and a quality assurance department; in total, some 300 people are employed by Akella.

The company is named after a Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book character, Akela the wolf, and its logo is a wolf.


Year Game Platform(s) Developer Publisher
2000 Sea Dogs Microsoft Windows Akella Bethesda Softworks
2001 Age of Sail II Microsoft Windows Akella Bethesda Soft works
2002 Privateers Bounty: Age of Sail II Microsoft Windows Akella 1C
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean Microsoft Windows, Xbox Akella Bethesda Softworks and 1C
2004 Sabotain: Break the Rules Microsoft Windows Avalon Style Entertainment Akella
2005 Metalheart: Replicants Rampage Microsoft Windows Numlock Software DreamCatcher and Akella
2006 Evil Days of Luckless John Microsoft Windows Centauri Production CINEMAX and Akella
2006 Tanita: Plasticine Dream Microsoft Windows Trickster Games Akella
2006 Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales Microsoft Windows Akella 1C
2007 Tarr Chronicles: Sign of Ghosts Microsoft Windows Quazar Studio Akella
2007 Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power Microsoft Windows Wargaming.net Akella
2007 Inhabited Island: Prisoner of Power Microsoft Windows Orion Akella
2007 Hard to be a God (Video Game) Microsoft Windows Burut CT Nobilis and Akella
2007 Swashbucklers: Blue vs Grey Microsoft Windows Akella 1C
2007 Empire above all Microsoft Windows Icehill Akella
2007 Inhabited Island: The Earthling Microsoft Windows Step Creative Group Akella
2007 Dead Mountaineer's Hotel Microsoft Windows Electronic Paradise Akella
2009 A Stroke of Fate Microsoft Windows SPLine Akella
2009 Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships Microsoft Windows Akella Playlogic
2009 PT Boats: Knights of the Sea Microsoft Windows Akella Battlefront.com and Akella
2010 Disciples III: Renaissance Microsoft Windows .dat Kalypso Media and Akella
2010 PT Boats: South Gambit Microsoft Windows Akella Battlefront.com and Akella
2011 Disciples III: Resurrection Microsoft Windows .dat Akella
2011 Postal III Microsoft Windows (Versions for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Mac OS X, and Linux were planned, but were cancelled due to budget problems) TM Studios (co-developed by Running with Scissors) Akella


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