Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Moscow, Akella has become a leading developer, publisher, and distributor of PC console games and multimedia products on the Russian and CIS market.

Over these successful years of constant development, Akella has contributed its most important achievements to the building capacity of the Russian and CIS gaming market:

Akella was the first to publish an officially localized game (POD, Ubisoft) in Russia. In 2000, Akella finished developing Sea Dogs, and since that time it proved to be one of the worlds leaders in naval game development.

Building upon Sea Dogs success, Akella acquired the right to develop the licensed product of the Hollywood bestseller - Pirates of the Caribbean (Worldwide publisher: Bethesda Software). The game supported two platforms, PC and Xbox, and it was a hit around the world.

A few years later, Akella launched new servers with a completely translated Russian version of MMORPG EverQuest II (Sony Online Entertainment). The game also became available on separate servers with in-house support.

By late 2007, Akella had released more than 800 game titles consisting of both educational and developmental programs in the CIS and Baltic countries.

The biggest Russian localization studio belonging to Akella, and it makes the most complicated gaming products available for Russian customers with the highest quality translation on duly time. A few samples of this kind include the best world releases. Including the Prince of Persia series, the Postal series, Neverwinter Nights 2, EverQuest II, Painkiller, Sacred, Fahrenheit, Test Drive Unlimited, Armed Assault, Assassin's Creed, and many others.

Akella positions itself as a reliable partner publishing its best titles in a wide range of countries. Sea Dogs, Pirates of the Caribbean, Age of Sail 2, Privateer's Bounty: Age of Sail 2, and Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales developed by Akella is very popular with sophisticated gamers.

In-house development and partnership with other studios is currently aiming at the creation of over 70 games. Three of Akella's in-house studios have already released a wide range of well-known products on PC, PS2, Xbox 360 and continue to develop new games for PC and next-gen consoles. Over 30 partner studios are engaged in developing a diverse lineup of products varying from cartoon-based children games to the biggest brand titles.

The most noted of the company's developments include Disciples III, Jagged Alliance III, Postal III, PT Boats, Knights of the Sea, and Age of Pirates: Captain Blood.

Akella's staff include more than 250 highly professional employees and top managers.

Akella is partnering with more than 50 world-known publishers including such industry leaders as Atari, Ubisoft, Sony Online Entertainment, and others.

Akella strives to facilitate easy distribution and support of its products across Russia. Akella's distribution network operates in a diverse range of Russian regions from St. Petersburg to the Urals (Yekaterinburg) to the Siberia (Novosibirsk), a total of 20 offices established.

Akella is committed to building respect-based and long-term relations with its partners and customers. The company is aimed at continued growth, capacity building, and achievement leveraging. Akella's shareholders include Quadriga Capital (EBRD fund) and Intel Capital.

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A Stroke of Fate: Operation Valkyrie

A Stroke of Fate: Operation Valkyrie

1 year ago Released 2009 Point and Click

Operation Valkyrie is a famous plan of the German Resistance to overthrow the tyrannical Nazi government. Standartenfuhrer Gerhard Mayer, a patriot who...

Age of Pirates II: City of Abandoned Ships

Age of Pirates II: City of Abandoned Ships

3 years ago Released 2009 Role Playing

Fortune and glory awaits you! Destiny awaits you, but destiny is what you make it... Start your buccaneering career by choosing to go it alone and become...

Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales

Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales

5 years ago Released 2006 Role Playing

Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales, known in Russia as Corsairs III (Корсары III), is a computer game developed by Akella. Due to legal issues, it...

Dead Mountaineer's Hotel

Dead Mountaineer's Hotel

1 year ago Released 2009 Adventure

The remote hotel stands atop an ominous snow-peaked mountain, and death permeates every inch of the place. A crime has been committed here obviously...

Disciples III: Renaissance

Disciples III: Renaissance

3 years ago Released 2009 Turn Based Strategy

The Highfather has turned away from the land of Nevendaar and its inhabitants. His mind is occupied with the coming fate of his world. During this time...

Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean

3 years ago Released 2003 Role Playing

Designed as a thrilling blend of role-playing and action Pirates of the Caribbean takes place in a large group of Caribbean islands during the golden...



2 years ago Released 2011 Third Person Shooter

In Postal III, The Postal Dude emigrates to Paradise's sister town of Catharsis as he previously blew up Paradise with a nuclear bomb.[ Due to the economic...

PT Boats: Knights of the Sea

PT Boats: Knights of the Sea

1 year ago Released 2009 Combat Sim

PT Boats is dedicated to a small group of little known but perhaps some of the most daring naval combatants of World War II: the torpedo boat crews. These...

PT Boats: South Gambit

PT Boats: South Gambit

1 year ago Released 2010 Combat Sim

“The seas can be dangerous, but when you’re in command of a crack strike boat crew…”. Deadly naval weapon of WWII is back with more campaigns...



1 year ago Released 2008 Real Time Strategy

In the 21st century, a mysterious object lands on Earth ending all known civilization. WorldShift is set thousands of years after those events, when the...

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