Paradox Interactive News


Stellaris breaks Paradox sales and user records

By John Keefer, May 10, 2016 9:00am PDT

Grand strategy title beats out Cities: Skylines.


"Hmm... interesting. My desktop can handle it just fine, but I find myself wanting to game at my ..."

- Bean see all 6 comments

Tyranny is the next game from Obsidian Entertainment

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2016 6:06pm PDT

With the Kickstarter-funded Pillars of Eternity now in the rear-view mirror, it's time for Obsidian to move on to its next big role-playing experience.


"But wasn't PoE quite successful? Plus all that Witcher love, that has tons of text if you want ..."

- Borzoi see all 32 comments

"Badass, it's (the paid expansion) available on Steam right now. Buying."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 2 comments

Pillars of Eternity version 3.0 introduces several updates in mid Feb.

By Daniel Perez, Feb 04, 2016 8:24am PST

A more streamlined combat UI, a Story Time game mode, and more are expected in the upcoming update.


"I wish they wouldn't couple gameplay-changing patches with the expansion. I hate the changes to ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 5 comments

Cities: Skylines should prepare for Snowfall on February 18

By Daniel Perez, Feb 03, 2016 8:15am PST

Don't forget to get the bread and milk!


"It's not just snow, it's seasons and mechanics tied to those seasons."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 8 comments

Pillars of Eternity will continue 'The White March' in February

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 05, 2016 10:15am PST

Originally projected for a late January release, it looks like Pillars of Eternity will need just a little more time, as a February release date has been made official.


"The white march? Yeah its much closer to IWD, but the basegame is much closer to BG3. I guess it ..."

- duncandun see all 5 comments

2015 Game of the Year #9: Cities: Skylines

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2015 2:00pm PST

This week Shacknews is counting down its top ten 2015 Games of the Year, as tabulated by both staff votes and input from our own Chatty community. Resting near the top of the pile at #9 is Paradox Interactive's popular new city builder, Cities: Skylines.


"Did you ever play SimCity 4? That was considered the pinnacle of city builders even after ..."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 12 comments

Pillars of Eternity documentary tells the story of Obsidian's return from the brink today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 21, 2015 10:48am PST

It's difficult to convey how close Obsidian Entertainment was to going under, but today's Road to Eternity documentary tells the story of how Pillars of Eternity and Kickstarter rescued the developer and its team from certain doom.


"Got this as part of the backer benefits. It's a decent documentary. It's nice to see some of ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments

Magicka 2 introduces new bosses, robes, and weapons in new DLC

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2015 7:32am PST

Prepare to inflict even more damage to your wizard companions in Ice, Death, and Fury.


"i had fun with this game recently because its on ps plus. we beat it in two sittings so dlc ..."

- threeup see all 2 comments

Cities: Skylines helped couple learn potential home was dangerous

By Daniel Perez, Oct 15, 2015 1:12pm PDT

Cities: Skylines was used by this couple to help learn that their potential future home would have been destroyed in just a matter of years.


"OMGWUT? I thought you've been to games and supported your niners?!!?!? are you some sort ..."

- Downforce see all 25 comments

Magicka 2 spells now includes Poison thanks to today's free update

By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2015 9:55am PDT

Paradox has released a new update for Magicka 2 that now allows would-be wizards to cast a Poison spell as well as two other spells.


"I keep eyeing this game to see if it is a good idea to buy it - maybe this update will make it ..."

- threeup see all 2 comments

Cities: Skylines will add day-night cycle for free as part of new patch next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 14, 2015 11:02am PDT

Worried about missing out on the day-night cycle for Cities: Skylines if you don't get the After Dark expansion? Worry not. Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order are indicating that this feature will come to all owners of the base game through a free patch set to deploy nex...


"Very excited. Night time is only a small part of this expansion. It's huge. "

- winterface see all 4 comments

Shack Reels: Cities Skylines: After Dark Interview with Karoliina Korppoo

By Shack Staff, Sep 04, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Cities Skylines is getting dark! Karoliina Korppoo gives Andrew the scoop on the difficulties of bringing Cities Skylines to a night setting.


Cities: Skylines After Dark trailer shows towns still function at night

By Daniel Perez, Aug 28, 2015 8:00am PDT

A new trailer for Cities: Skylines' upcoming expansion, After Dark, shows that towns actually still do work once the sun goes down. Crazy!


"Yes, they said they have added beachfront assets and districts as well as nightlife ones."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 7 comments

Cities: Skylines 'After Dark' expansion breaks ground in late September

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 20, 2015 10:30am PDT

A release date has been set for Cities: Skylines' first major expansion. Get ready to own the night in late September.