Kalypso Media

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Kalypso Media
(Kalypso Media Group)
Games publisher & developer
Industry Interactive entertainment
Founded 2006
Headquarters Worms, Germany
Key people
Simon Hellwig
Stefan Marcinek
Number of employees
120+ (2011)
Website www.kalypsomedia.com

Kalypso Media is a German video game developer and publisher. Founded in summer 2006 by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, the company has published and/or developed a number of successful titles such as Sins of a Solar Empire,[1] Ceville, Dungeons, Airline Tycoon 2, Boulder Dash, DarkStar One, Disciples, Patrician IV, Tropico 3 and Tropico 4.


Kalypso Media was founded in summer 2006 in Worms, located in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main metropolitan area. The company has considerably grown since then and now employs more than 120 people. Kalypso Media today has publishing offices in Germany, Great Britain and in North America and also runs an online distribution network. Kalypso also runs three development studios: Realmforge Studios, which is based in Munich, Noumena Studios from Berlin, and Gaming Minds Studios, which is located in Gütersloh.

Videogame studios[edit]

Kalypso Media has three videogame development studios :

  • Realmforge Studios, located in Munich.
  • Gaming Minds Studios, located in Gütersloh.
  • Skilltree Studios (ex-Noumena Studios), located in Berlin.

Notable games published[edit]


  1. ^ a b Bishop, Stuart. "Sins of a Solar Empire hitting UK retail". ComputerAndVideoGames. 

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