Kalypso Buys The Commandos Franchise, New Games And Remasters Planned

The younglings amongst you may not be aware of the Commandos franchise but it was quite a big thing back in the day with three isometric real-time tactics released for PC, the first in 1996, with the series winding up with a first person shooter, Commandos: Strike Force, in 2006.

Kalypso Media has now pucrhased the rights to the franhcise from developers Pyro Studios along with the rights to a number of their other games.


“We have great respect for what the Pyro Studios team have accomplished and created throughout the history of the studio,” said Simon Hellwig, founder and Global Managing Director of the Kalypso Media Group, “Therefore, we see it as our responsibility to want to revive and further develop these beloved games for the fans around the world. Of course, this will include the development of a completely new games for all platforms, but also an extensive adaptation of the existing titles for contemporary technologies and platforms. We’re incredibly excited about the opportunities, and will begin speaking to potential development studios in the near future.”

Source: Press release

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