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Headquartered in Moscow, Akella is one of the leading Russian gaming companies. Founded in 1995, Akella specializes in developing, publishing and distributing computer games and multimedia products, having more than 20 projects developed and more than 140 published. Main Akella's in-house titles are critically acclaimed Sea Dogs, Age of Sail II, Privateer's Bounty: Age of Sail II, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Currently Akella is moving into the fast-growing console games market, making Akella is the first Russian company developing titles for the PlayStation®2 game console and XboxTM video game system by Microsoft. Since 1997, Akella localizes and publishes products of its foreign partners on Russian market. Among others, company has localized such bestsellers as Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and XIII from Ubisoft. Akella actively collaborates with independent developers, distributing their games on ex-USSR territory and worldwide.

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