Paradox Interactive Announces New Partnership with Swedish Game Awards

Stockholm, January the 12th 2008 - Swedish Game Awards (SGA) has signed Paradox Interactive as for the 2009 competition run. As Partner, Paradox Interactive will be contributing with a representative in the SGA jury.

“As both game developer and publisher, Paradox Interactive is a new type of partner for Swedish Game Awards. We are, with anticipation, looking forward to what their unique knowledge and experience within the gaming industry will bring,” says Jörgen Björklund, Project Manager for SGA 09.

“Swedish Game Awards reaches out to many young and new game developers and programmers. Paradox Interactive wish to be part of this type of creative process and are happy to support SGA,” says Fredrik Wester, Executive VP at Paradox Interactive.

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 Penumbra: Black Plague, Supreme Ruler 2020, and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim.

Read more: http://www.paradoxplaza.com

About Swedish Game Awards

Swedish Game Awards has since its start in 2002 become one of the world’s largest game development competitions for students. The competition is entirely non-profit, with partnerships with prominent game developers and software companies such as DICE, Microsoft, Starbreeze, Sun Microsystems, Paradox Interactive and several others constituting the main source of financing. The competition has produced several shipping titles from student teams and even more new, competent employees for the Swedish game development industry.

Read more: http://gameawards.se

For further information, please contact:

Peter Josefsson

Public Relations, Swedish Game Awards 09

+46 (0) 70 683 18 20

peter@gameawards.se

Fredrik Wester

Executive VP. Paradox Interactive

+46 (0) 70 994 59 89

fredrik.wester@paradoxplaza.com


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