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Paradox Interactive pledges support for PS4 and Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 23, 2014 7:45am PST

Paradox Interactive has pledged support for the new console generation, saying it has plans to bring games "based on existing and new brands" onto PS4 and Xbox One.

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Europa Universalis IV: Conquest of Paradise expansion announced

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 04, 2013 11:15am PST

Paradox's publishing plan is pretty clear by now--release an unapologetically PC-y game, then follow up with oodles of expansions and DLC--so it was never a question of if Europa Universalis IV would get an expansion, but when. December 11 is the answer, when Conquest of Par...

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"Paradox is by far my favorite developer these days; great support of their games and constant ..."

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Magicka: Wizard Wars public alpha launches today

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 15, 2013 6:00am PDT

Magicka: Wizard Wars is Paradox North's PvP take on the magic-combining franchise. Originally planned for a 2014 release on PC, the developer has decided to launch the free-to-play game into public alpha via Steam Early Access today.

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Warlock 2: The Exiled bringing more turn-based strategy to PC

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2013 6:30am PDT

"War. A wise man said it never changes," a gravely voice declares. "But he's dead. Eaten by a dragon in war." It's not easy to make a fun announcement trailer for a hexy turn-based strategy game, but publisher Paradox certainly has a fair crack at it with Warlock 2: The Exil...

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Europa Universalis IV demo out; Crusader Kings save converter priced

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 08, 2013 8:30am PDT

Ahead of its launch next Tuesday, Paradox has a released a demo for historical strat-o-rama Europa Universalis IV. In slightly less pleasant news, though, it's announced that the Crusader Kings II save game converter offered as a pre-order bonus will otherwise cost a whoppin...

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"From what i've seen in the demo so far, theres more emphasis on trade, conquest, and expansion. ..."

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War of the Vikings announced for PC

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 06, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Hacking men to pieces is fun and all, we know, but who really cares about the House of Lancaster and the House of York? People who live in Northern England, and no one else. So War of the Roses developer Fatshark is using more interesting murderers for its freshly-announced ...

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"I've been playing a good deal of CHIVALRY lately. It's similar, and quite a bit of fun."

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Europa Universalis IV can import Crusader Kings II saves

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2013 8:00am PDT

We can get so attached to the characters and worlds we create in video games, missing them even when we're done with the game itself. How thoroughly splendid, then, that Paradox has created a tool to convert Crusader Kings II saves into worlds playable in the upcoming Europa...

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"fuck. FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK. fuck. I was holding off on CK2, hoping it would pass, ..."

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Magicka: Wizard Wars gameplay trailer reveals WvW violence

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 18, 2013 9:30am PDT

March's announcement of the PvP-only Magicka: Wizard Wars was a funny one, as though we did all zap our wizard chums with friendly fire for kicks in Magicka, half the fun was the plausible deniability of having monsters to kill. Still, it's looking pretty in the first gamepl...

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"Reminds me of Nox. Anyone else play that years ago? Lost of fun, very similar idea."

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Knights of Pen & Paper meta-roleplaying on PC June 18

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 06, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Who has the time to play games anymore? No, we're growed-ups, spending our personal time with our roller skates and bills. So bring on the June 18 launch of "meta RPG" Knights of Pen & Paper, confirmed today by publisher Paradox, where a group of roleplayers can play a table...

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"Such a fun game, have it for my iPad, but totally jumping on the PC version as well. "

- Nerdsbeware see all 4 comments

Europa Universalis 4 coming August 13

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2013 10:15am PDT

Europa Universalis 4 is coming on August 13, Paradox announced today. Pre-orders have opened, with your choice of the regular edition ($40) or Digital Extreme Edition ($45).

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Leviathan: Warships jazzy trailer is smooth sailing

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 19, 2013 4:15pm PDT

There are no flippy-floppies and no T-Pain, but the debut trailer for Paradox Interactive's upcoming turn-based strategy game, Leviathan: Warships, does feature a whole lot of smooth jazz. The music and narrator is more akin to something you'd hear on "The Love Boat," but Wa...

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"The camera angle and some of the ships remind me of the water units in Total Annihilation ..."

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Meta-RPG Knights of Pen & Paper coming to PC

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 26, 2013 11:45am PDT

Yo dawg, I heard you like RPGs, so I put an RPG in your RPG so you can roleplay as you roleplay. People tell me I'm "funny". But hey, look, Paradox Interactive is bringing Behold Studios's "meta-RPG" Knights of Pen & Paper to PC in a shiny +1 Edition, so people sitting at de...

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"This looks interesting. I wonder if they will try to implement multiplayer in this"

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Magicka: Wizard Wars announced as PvP-only

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 9:00am PDT

You may not have guessed it, from how many Arcane Novas and Steam Lightning Storms were cast in the direction of other players, but wacky action-RPG Magicka was originally a co-op game. PvP arenas were added free DLC to formalise the wizard-on-wizard violence, and the next g...

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"I think it's important to mention that friendly fire is a feature."

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Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet coming Thursday

By Steve Watts, Mar 12, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet is coming this Thursday, March 14, Paradox has announced.

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"haha i liked that trailer. magicka is a fantastic game, i just wish they had moved on with more ..."

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The Showdown Effect demo now available

By Steve Watts, Mar 08, 2013 4:00pm PST

The Showdown Effect, the newly-released game from Magicka developer Arrowhead, has gotten a demo on Steam.

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"Pretty weak demo, run through a level killing stationary targets as fast as you can to get ..."

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