is a publisher best known for simulation titles such as the Tropico
series, Omerta: City of Gangsters
or Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants
. They will occasionally stretch into different territory, like action title The First Templar
, or XBLA releases like Alien Spidy
. To strengthen their reputation for digital releases, the publisher has created a new label: Kobalt Games. With the motto "Digital. First. Quality. Gaming", Kobalt aims to publish digital games at a mid-price level, a level that parent Kalypso describes as a maximum price of £24.99 / €29.99 / $29.99.
Their first game will be Blood Knights
, a title that has been quiet for the past seven months. With the new announcement came some new screenshots:Blood Knights
also got a new release window. We can expect the game to be released on XBLA in Q4 2013. The game was previously priced at 1200 MSP but we have no idea if the pricing remains the same.