Kalypso Media

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Kalypso Media GmbH
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 GmbH, commonly referred to as just Kalypso, 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 titles such as Sins of a Solar Empire,[1] Ceville, Dungeons, Airline Tycoon 2, Boulder Dash, DarkStar One, Disciples, Patrician IV, Tropico 3, Tropico 4 and Tropico 5.


Kalypso Media was founded in summer 2006 in Worms, located in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main metropolitan area. The company employs more than 120 people. Kalypso Media today has publishing offices in Germany, Great Britain and in North America and runs an online distribution network. As of March 2017, Kalypso runs two in-house development studios in Germany:

Former studios:

  • Noumena Studios, based in Berlin. Formed in 2010 by former Silver Style Entertainment (1993–2010) employees following the bankruptcy of their parent company TGC and Kalypso's acquiring of TCG's assets. Later renamed Skilltree Studios in 2014, and closed down in March 2016.

Notable games published[edit]


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

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