Paradox Interactive News


Cities: Skylines sells over 1 million copies in its first month

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 14, 2015 11:50am PDT

It's a big day for milestones, with Paradox Interactive announcing that Cities: Skylines has surpassed one million sales.


"*slaps EA in face - raises nose - turns and walks away* hmpf!"

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Magicka: Wizard Wars celebrates April 28 launch with 80s-themed trailer

By Daniel Perez, Apr 09, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Magicka: Wizard Wars will be launching later his month, and to celebrate, Paradox Interactive has released an 80s-montage style trailer for the free-to-play PvP game.


Cities Skylines Review: Traffic Pile-up on The Learning Curve

By Steven Wong, Apr 02, 2015 12:30pm PDT

With Cities: Skylines, you have the chance to plan the city of your dreams, complete with a complex road sysem and economic infrastructure. However, the game's steep learning curve and vague status feedback might put-off a lot of would-be mayors. How well did our city fare? ...


"Gotta say I disagree with the words of this review. I think the score is okay (Assuming we're ..."

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Pillars of Eternity has a major buff-stripping bug

By Daniel Perez, Mar 30, 2015 7:55am PDT

Whatever you do, DON'T DOUBLE CLICK.


"Yeah, bugs aside, this is hands down the best, most complete game they've delivered to date. ..."

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Pillars of Eternity Side Quests Walkthrough and Guide - Act I: Gilded Vale

By Shack Staff, Mar 26, 2015 9:15am PDT

A guide to help you complete every Side Quest available within Act I of Obsidian Entertainment's new classic role playing game, Pillars of Eternity.


Cities: Skylines - 6 mods to give your city extra polish

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Yesterday, Shacknews offered up some Cities: Skylines mods to help builders get their cities off the ground. Today, it's time to look at some mods to offer some visual flair, including a few mods based on Mirror's Edge and Stargate.


"Yeah true. I usually stick them in offices near residential so they are very walkable. Footpaths ..."

- mrazzino see all 18 comments

Cities: Skylines - 5 mods to help your city

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 24, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Getting started on your first Cities: Skylines metropolis? Here are some mods to help get you started.


"Sweet, thanks. Any particular reason you didn't ask about the name? It's certainly something ..."

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Chatty Q&A: Cities: Skylines

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 23, 2015 12:00pm PDT

While Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order have a long road ahead of them for Cities: Skylines, they did take a moment to answer a couple of questions from the Shacknews Chatty community about their city builder.


"Awesome. I've been quite busy lately. I regret I couldn't spend enough time playing and coming ..."

- mobab see all 5 comments

Cities Skylines: The Quick Starter's Guide - Transportation, Districts, and Policies

By Shack Staff, Mar 20, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Want to build a massive city but aren't sure where to start? Check out our Quick Starter's Guide to help you get ahead of the curve.


"This is a pretty amazing city builder. It's like a cross between Cities XL and Simcity 2013, ..."

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Cities: Skylines shatters Paradox first-day sales records

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2015 10:25am PDT

Paradox Interactive wanted to build a city. Colossal Order built them an empire.


"and they have Pillars of Eternity in the pipe. they're killing it this year"

- Psigun see all 5 comments

Europa Universalis IV patch includes free 'Women in History' DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2015 12:11pm PDT

Today is International Women's Day and the celebration of women's achievements throughout the ages is extending into video games with a new piece of free DLC from Europa Universalis IV.


Magicka 2 casts a spell on PS4 and PC this May

By Daniel Perez, Mar 04, 2015 9:38am PST

Paradox Interactive has announced Magicka 2 will be releasing on both PlayStation 4 and PC this May, as well as a number of pre-order bonuses.


"It's great until its bugs get in the way, also gets stupid hard later on."

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Cities: Skylines video details the importance of modding

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 25, 2015 2:00pm PST

Cities: Skylines has a new video out about the importance of modding and how it will serve to enhance the city builder, while developer Colossal Order has also opened up a modding section on its wiki page.


"I'm looking forward to this more than anything at the moment. I've burned out on Tropico 5 after ..."

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Cities: Skylines starts building on PC on March 10

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2015 11:05am PST

Those looking to build the next big city will have Cities: Skylines to look forward to on March 10, with Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order offering up a new trailer.


"I'm ok that they were showing alpha footage in august, however, there are a series of videos ..."

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New Pillars of Eternity content is being revealed on Twitch today [Update: stream over]

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 15, 2015 12:55pm PST

Yesterday, Pillars of Eternity got a release date. Today, Obsidian pulls the curtain back on some never-before-seen content.


"nevermind, there's sound. just waaay into the video (when you see josh)"

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