Paradox Interactive's grand strategy series Hearts of Iron has mainly focused on the whizz-bang action of World War II, but the next installment is recreating a far frostier era. East vs. West: A Hearts of Iron Game is bringing the thrills, chills and nuclear spills of the Cold War to PC in Q2 2013, and a new video developer diary explains more of what that'll entail.
Taking over any nation in the post-WW2 era, you'll vie for control of the world with your diplomacy, politics, economy, espionage, and straight-up military muscle. If all else fails, launch the nukes! And hope the other major players don't first.
Look, see, here's one of the developers to explain it in more depth than I:
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