NEW YORK– March 11, 2009– Paradox Interactive announced today that the latest developer diary for the upcoming PC title Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim debuted today on GamersDailyNews. In the diary, Alexey Kozyrev, Lead Developer from 1C: Ino-Co., details the development process of the highly anticipated PC title as it approaches release.
In this latest diary entry, Mr. Kozyrev explains the changes made to the main characters and races, especially in regards to gender. Regarding the change of the Paladin from female to male characters, Alexey writes,“As far as narrative continuity, one need not be greatly concerned: the events of Majesty 2 happen in the distant future, from the perspective of Majesty 1. Many centuries have passed in Ardania, and naturally, many things have changed. The traditional female order of the Paladins has evidently passed into history, and after the Paladin deity Dauros came back from a long and well-deserved tropical vacation, a new order came to be. Or perhaps the service to Dauros gradually changed, with the“sisters” being replaced by“brothers” over the centuries.”
To read the complete entry for Majesty 2 on GamersDailyNews, please visit: http://www.gamersdailynews.com/blog-79.html.
New entries will be posted every two weeks exclusively on GamersDailyNews. The previous entries are also available on the site.
Majesty 2 is scheduled for release on the PC and digital download release via GamersGate during 2009. For more information about Majesty 2, please visit the official website at http://www.majesty2.com.
About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy stable, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes original titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as the published titles Penumbra: Black Plague, Supreme Ruler 2020, and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim. Read more: http://www.paradoxplaza.com
Ino-Co is a Krasnodar-based studio, founded in 2004 by a group of highly-experienced game developers from various teams, brought together by the paramount objective to create excellent games focused on the genre that they all know and love. The studio's previous development project is Fantasy Wars, published worldwide by Atari. 1C:InoCo is a subsidiary of 1C Company. Read more: http://www.ino-co.com/en
About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of mass market software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the leading publisher and distributor of computer games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal developmentsof 1C include IL-2 Sturmovik, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, Aces Expansion Pack, Pacific Fighters and Theatre of War. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles. Read more: http://www.1cpublishing.com
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