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Industry Computer and video game industry
Founded 1993
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
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.


Akella develops games for Microsoft Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2 and Wii platforms, such as:

  1. Sea Dogs (2000), a pirate-adventuring action RPG (Bethesda Softworks)
  2. Age of Sail II (2001), a real-time naval combat simulation (Take 2/Talonsoft/1C)
  3. The Mystery of the Druids (2001), an adventure mystery game (Dtp entertainment/Focus/Akella/CDV)
  4. Privateers Bounty (2002), real-time naval combat simulation (Take 2/Global Star Software/1C)
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean (originally known as Sea Dogs II) (2003), the pirating adventure for PC and Xbox platforms, developed under license for the Disney adventure movie of the same name (Bethesda Softworks)
  6. Space Tanks (2003)
  7. Sea Dogs III (2005)
  8. Requital (2006), action RPG
  9. H-Craft Championship (2007), a science fiction racing game
  10. Swashbucklers: Blue vs. Grey (2007)
  11. Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales
  12. Age of Pirates: Captain Blood
  13. Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships (2009)
  14. PT Boats: Knights of the Sea (2009)
  15. Euro Truck Simulator (2008)
  16. Disciples III, sequel to Disciples: Sacred Lands and Disciples II: Dark Prophecy
  17. A Stroke of Fate: Operation Valkyrie (2011)[1][2]
  18. Dead Mountaineer's Hotel (2011),[3] based on the eponymous 1970 Russian science fiction detective novel
  19. Postal III (2011)
  20. Heavy Duty[4]
  21. 2025: Battle for Fatherland
  22. Fragoria


  1. ^ "Akella > Games > A Stroke of Fate". En.akella.com. Retrieved 2014-05-13. 
  2. ^ Single-player. "A Stroke of Fate: Operation Valkyrie on Steam". Store.steampowered.com. Retrieved 2014-05-13. 
  3. ^ Single-player. "Dead Mountaineer's Hotel on Steam". Store.steampowered.com. Retrieved 2014-05-13. 
  4. ^ "Heavy Duty - PC". IGN. 2008-07-30. Retrieved 2014-05-13. 

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