Magna Mundi Developer Diary launched

NEW YORK– October 29th, 2010–  Paradox Interactive and Universo Virtual have today announced the launch of the first in a series of developer diaries for Magna Mundi, a Grand Strategy game that immerses the player in history’s great epochs from the fall of Constantinople through to the Age of Discovery in the West. 8 brand new in-game screenshots have also been released alongside the developer diary. Magna Mundi is scheduled for release in Q4 2011.

The Magna Mundi developer diaries will be an ongoing feature published bi-weekly on the Paradox Forum leading all the way up until the game’s release next year. Commenting on his ambitions for the game itself, Carlo Gustavo, the designer for Magna Mundi said,

All things considered, my objective is to make the player the main character of a unique history that they can influence but never determine. That character is a country and through the emotional link of living its story and seeing it progress, the player will be engaged to discover where his skill, his choices and chance will take then. Every game will produce a unique ending.”

To read the complete developer diary, please visit:

http://tinyurl.com/32csefr

Features:

- Over 400 playable countries spanning more than 300 years of history

- Open-ended and challenging gameplay that is always different but plausible

- Play all over the world, experiencing different challenges depending on culture, religion, technology, geography, and much more

- Experience modeled historical processes that evolve dynamically each game, building a believable narrative

- Brought to you by a team of specialists including historians, anthropologists, and strategy analysts

- Built on the critically acclaimed Clausewitz engine from Europa Universalis III

About Magna Mundi

From the Fall of Constantinople through to the Age of Discovery in the West. Master the politics of the Holy Roman Empire, and face down the Barbary Pirates terrorizing the Mediterranean. Guide Japan through the Sengoku Period in the Far East, or take charge of the Horse Nomads of Central Asia. Lead India through its struggles, direct your nation through religious clashes, and guide your people through colonialism and slavery. Experience the Age of Revolution with America's struggle for independence, and a host of other historical challenges…

For more information:

Twitter: http://twitter.com/magnamundi

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MagnaMundi

Forum: http://forum.paradoxplaza.com 

About Universo Virtual

Established in 2006, Universo Virtual is a Portuguese company that is entering the computer game industry through the development of Magna Mundi. The team is assembled by an international team of experts in different fields of knowledge with a strong background in playing and modding Paradox games.

About Paradox Interactive

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade, and Majesty 2. Paradox stands poised to make an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com


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