Paradox Interactive News


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.


"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.


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

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Brian Blessed bellows in War of the Roses DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 08, 2013 6:45am PST

It's difficult to make a living purely from being loud and enthusiastic--I should know--but bless him, Brian Blessed somehow manages. Britain's favourite bearded loud man, who you may know as the hawkman Prince Vultan from the movie Flash Gordon, has been crammed into a reco...


"Him, Mako Iwamatsu, and Morgan Freeman have some of the most memorable and distinctive voices ..."

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Leviathan: Warships sails asynchronous strategy onto PC and mobile

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 06, 2013 2:15pm PST

The joys of asynchronous turn-based naval warfare are coming to PC, Mac, iOS and Android with cross-platform play in Leviathan: Warships. Ever-pleasant PC publisher Paradox Interactive today announced the game by Pieces Interactive, which puts you and your chums in charge of...


Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet brings franchise to iOS and Android

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 05, 2013 1:00pm PST

Paradox Interactive's hit Magicka franchise is making the leap onto iOS and Android.


Cities in Motion 2 trailer debuts gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST

If the new SimCity has you all excited about urban planning but it's public transportation that really gets your mojo working, the first trailer for Cities in Motion 2 may be up your street. The sim charges players with planning and running cities' transportation networks, a...


"Hopefully with the timetables it eliminates the problem of buses/trains stacking up. The biggest ..."

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East vs. West trailer introduces Hearts of Iron's Cold War

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 27, 2012 12:30pm PST

Paradox Interactive's grand strategy series Hearts of Iron has mainly focused on the whizz-bang action of World War II, but the next instalment is recreating a far frostier era. East vs. West: A Hearts of Iron Game is bringing the thrills, chills and nuclear spills of the Co...


Crusader Kings II DLC adding Aztec invasion

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 01, 2012 6:00am PDT

There you are, busy scheming Machiavellian plots to seize control of Europe through careful marriage and the odd proxy war in Crusader Kings II when Aztecs storm your capital and sacrifice your king with an obsidian knife. Such is the promise of new DLC for Paradox Interacti...


"I am, but I only got it like a month ago when it was on sale again. It's hard."

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Europa Universalis IV unveiled

By John Keefer, Aug 10, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Paradox Interactive has been hinting at a new strategy title under the moniker of "Project Truman," but it finally unveiled the real game, Europa Universalis IV, the next installment in the popular grand strategy franchise.


"I haven't played CK2. However I played EU2 and 3. I'm super stoked to see this come out."

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Impire sounds a bit Dungeon Keeper-y

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 31, 2012 9:00am PDT

Paradox Interactive has announced Impire, a dungeon management strategy game from Cyanide Studio which sounds like it's taking more than a few cues from Dungeon Keeper.


"From the developers of the Game Of Thrones titles? That automatically raises alarm bells since I ..."

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Mount & Blade: Warband saddling up Napoleonic Wars DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 30, 2012 6:45am PDT

The Mount & Blade gang at Taleworlds are elevating another mod, this time turning Mount & Musket: Battalion into the paid expansion 'Napoleonic Wars' for M&B Warband. The multiplayer-only DLC packs over 220 unique units.


"Its incredible what a long way this game has gone, I remember playing it 5 or 6 years ago (not ..."

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Defenders of Ardania hits XBLA, PC next week

By Steve Watts, Mar 07, 2012 4:30pm PST

Paradox Interactive and Deep Silver announced today that the iPad game Defenders of Ardania will make the jump to Xbox Live Arcade and PC next week.


Paradox Interactive announces three new games

By Steve Watts, Mar 06, 2012 6:00am PST

Paradox Interactive revealed its three promised GDC games today: The Showdown Effect from Arrowhead, Dungeonland from Critical Studio, and RED Frontier from Zeal Studio.


"Oh, I hope DungeonLand plays well. I've said before that it would have been awesome if L4D ..."

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Magicka studio to unveil multiplayer combat game at GDC

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2012 10:00am PST

The Magicka team is at work on a new game code-named Project JFK, which Paradox Interactive will be showing off at this year's Game Developers Conference.


"Calling it now, President assassination simulator where everyone plays a body double, last ..."

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A Game of Dwarves announced by Paradox

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 25, 2012 6:30am PST

If you've been enthralled by players' tales of adventures in Dwarf Fortress but found the ASCII interface simply too overwhelming, you may want to keep an eye on A Game of Dwarves, recently announced by Paradox Interactive.


"But even some people (me) who don't mind ASCII/ANSI art games like roguelikes in general don't ..."

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