Spellbound is a German developer of computer games based in Kehl. The company was founded in 1994 by Armin Gessert. The company is most known for the Desperados Series, which helped them rise up, and made them known. Recently they released the third game in the Desperados Series - Helldorado (also known as Desperados 3) in 2009. Currently they are working on one of 2010's most awaited titles - Arcania: Gothic 4, the fourth part of the famous Gothic series.