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Kalypso USA and bitComposer Games Sign Publishing Deal for "Air Conflicts: Secret Wars"

Publisher to bring fast-action aerial dogfighting title to Windows PC and next generation consoles in North America

Ridgewood, NJ, April 25, 2011 -- Kalypso Media USA, Inc. and bitComposer Games are pleased to announce that they will be publishing Air Conflicts: Secret Wars for Windows PC and next generation consoles in August 2011. The game will engage players in furious air-to-air and air-to-ground combat as they pilot planes throughout missions based on events during World War I and WWII. Air Conflicts: Secret Wars will put players in the cockpits of a mix of remarkably detailed aircraft, including fighters, fighter-bombers and bombers. More details about the console releases of Air Conflicts: Secret Wars will be released in the coming weeks.?

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars is an arcade flight game with battles spanning both World Wars, featuring seven campaigns and forty-nine missions that engage players in a white knuckle air battles across Europe. The game features an exciting mix of mission types, including patrolling, stealth, hit and run, escort and bombing objectives. Air Conflicts extends its replay value with several multiplayer modes for up to eight players on all platforms.

Features of Air Conflicts: Secret Wars:

    <*>Jump into the Cockpit - Fly more than 16 aircraft from both World Wars, including classic planes like the Sopwith Camel, Messerschmitt BF109 and the Spitfire. Push the limits of secret prototypes such as the Bolchowitinow BI-3, Gloster Meteor fighter jet and the Horten HIX, a forerunner of modern stealth bombers.


    <*>Customize your Aircraft - Add speed or maneuverability as you shred your enemies in vicious aerial dogfights, leveraging airplane customizations that best match your playing style and mission requirements


    <*>Battle in the Real World - 24 real-world inspired maps including Berlin, Belgrade, Slovakia and Tobruk will challenge your battlefield piloting skills across 7 campaigns and 49 diverse missions


    <*>Aces and Rookies Welcome - Newcomers can jump in and play quickly thanks to the accessible arcade controls. Combat aces can switch to simulation-styled controls for more precision and realism.?


    <*>Take to the Skies with Friends (or Enemies) - Show everyone you're an ace in eight player Dogfight, Team Dogfight, Capture the Flag and Destroy&Protect multiplayer online gameplay

About The Kalypso Media Group

Founded in 2006 in Germany by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, Kalypso Media is a global, independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software that employs nearly 100 video game industry experts world-wide.

Along with Headquarters in Worms, Germany, the company has offices in the United Kingdom and the United States.?Kalypso Media also enjoys very strong global digital distribution through its Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. subsidiary, and owns three development studios– Realmforge Studios GmbH, Gaming Minds Studios GmbH and Noumena Studios GmbH -- and works with multiple leading independent developers.

Kalypso Media recently released the critically acclaimed best-seller Tropico 3 for Xbox 360 and PC, and Dungeons for Windows PC. Upcoming titles include The First Templar, Tropico 4 and Jagged Alliance: Back in Action. Further information about Kalypso Media is available at http://www.kalypsomedia.com.

About bitComposer Games

bitComposer Games, based in Eschborn, Germany, is an independent publisher of PC and computer games. The company focuses on the international marketing of software entertainment products for the classic PC, console and handheld platforms. bitComposer Games works with experienced development teams and service providers worldwide to develop in-house projects, licensed titles and commissioned productions. For more information, please visit:

? www.bit-composer.com

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For media enquiries, please contact:

Ted Brockwood

Head of PR, Kalypso Media USA?

ph. 503 342.8067?

e: ted.brockwood@kalypsomedia.com?

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