Stockholm, Sweden - March 12th 2009– Paradox Interactive today confirmed their presence at this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, along with the line-up of development teams who will be on hand to showcase their highly anticipated titles scheduled to release this year.
The following titles will be available for demo opportunities during the show:
Hearts of Iron III
The eagerly anticipated third instalment in the critically acclaimed World War II strategy series, Hearts of Iron III will feature a plethora of brand new features to satisfy veteran and novice players alike, including a huge game map with more than 14,000 land and sea provinces. At GDC, Hearts of Iron III will be at the beta stage of development where all functionality of the game will be present. The development team will be on hand to demonstrate every aspect of the game. Hearts of Iron III is scheduled for release in Q3.
The long overdue sequel for the beloved real-time strategy classic is finally approaching completion. With nothing else out there quite like it, the world of Majesty 2 is full of charm along with a unique sense of humour where the player only has indirect control of the characters and units. The independent thinking Heroes are just as likely to go shopping as they are to fight monsters and undertake heroic quests! Majesty 2 will make you think in totally new ways. Majesty 2 is scheduled for release in Q2.
Find out more at: http://www.majesty2.com
Elven Legacy is a fantasy strategy game that sends players on an epic quest aimed to restore the former glory of the Elven race, and delivers a world filled with magic. The game has a thrilling non-linear storyline with multiple endings. Elven Legacy also offers tools that allow players to create their own missions and campaigns and share them in multiplayer mode. Elven Legacy is scheduled for an April release.
Find out more at: http://www.elven-legacy.com
Mount&Blade Multiplayer Expansion
The first expansion pack for the critically acclaimed Mount&Blade introduces an array of brand new features, highlighted by a multiplayer capability that allows up to 32 players to battle it out in team death-match style combat on a single map. Additional features of the expansion include improved strategic AI, extended diplomatic options, and state-of-the-art rendering technologies. The Mount&Blade Expansion is scheduled for release in Q3.
Mezmer Games, a new independent games label, strives to give small indie developers the marketing and PR support for their creations and provide them with a digital distribution outlet to reach consumers. The titles will cover a variety of genres and will cost between $9.99 and $19.99. The launch titles are Legio, a turn-based strategy game set in a mythical fantasy world where magicians, warriors and monsters battle for domination, and Stalin vs. Martians, an over-the-top, action-packed real-time strategy game accompanied by Russian techno music.
Find out more at: http://www.mezmergames.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 best published titles like the Penumbra Series, Supreme Ruler 2020, Elven Legacy, Mount&Blade and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim.
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