Formed in 1993, Akell was a Russian developer and publisher. In 1997, Akella became the first Russian company to officially localize and publish a foreign game in Russia. It was POD by Ubisoft.

Postal 2 and it’s expansions were published in Russia by Akella. Vince Desi of Running with Scissors (Developers of Postal) visited Akella’s offices in 2003.

-Retrieved from the Wayback Machine on 1/11/2021. Capture is from 2/08/08

In 2012, Akella faced multiple lawsuits. Akella had to repay approx. 200 million rubles (roughly 2.6 million USD) in debt.

Retrieved from https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ru&u=https://www.vedomosti.ru/technology/articles/2012/08/09/akella-doigralsya:-ot-nego-trebuyut-200-mln-rub.&prev=search&pto=aue on 1/11/2021

The company never officially announced a closure, but no video games have been published or developed by them since Postal III in 2011. 

-Last Updated 1/11/2021

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