A New Era Begins; Are you ready for Pride of Nations?

NEW YORK– February 4th, 2011 - Paradox Interactive and developer AGEOD/Paradox France today released a trailer for the historical strategy game Pride of Nations set in the colonial era of the 19th century.

Players take control of a country and guide it through industrialization, military conquest, and colonization. Eight nations are playable in single-player and multiplayer– USA, Great Britain, Germany, France, Japan, Russia, Austria-Hungary and Italy.

Providing a glimpse into the world of this turn-based strategy,

the newest trailer is available to view at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuPE2LhZt70

 This upcoming release from AGEOD / Paradox France follows such successful historical strategy games as Birth of America, American Civil War, Napoleon's Campaigns, and Wars in America. Pride of Nations is set to release in Q2, 2011.

 Main Features:

•Immerse yourself in realistic historical gameplay set on a global map

•Play as the world’s Great Powers between 1850 and 1920

•Lead one of eight different countries, each with their own personality and agenda: USA, Great Britain, Germany, France, Japan, Russia, Austria-Hungary, and Italy

•Experience the most original diplomacy model ever created for a grand strategy game

•Explore a revolutionary system for building armies and fleets

•Fight against a strong AI through a number of new game mechanisms

•Battle it out with others in multiplayer with anew simultaneous turn-based engine

•Engage in a detailed world economy with realistic components

For more information:

Web page: : www.prideofnationsgame.com

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

Twitter:  http://twitter.com/prideofnations

Forum: http://forum.paradoxplaza.com

About AGEOD /Paradox France

AGEOD studios, a part of Paradox Interactive since 2010, was founded in 2005 by industry veterans Philippe Thibaut, original designer of historical strategy games Europa Universalis, Pax Romana, Great Invasions and World War One; and Philippe Malacher, creator of the AGE engine. Since its start, AGEOD has released the famous turn-based strategy titles Birth of America, AGEOD's American Civil War, Napoleon's Campaigns, War in America and, on a different engine, World War One, 1914-1918. AGEOD's main goal is to offer players original cultural and gaming creations based on precise and serious research, with an emphasis on historical strategy games with original and innovative features. Read more: www.ageod.com.

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, Crusader Kings, Victoria and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Mount&Blade series, The Kings' Crusade, Majesty 2, Cities in Motion and Magicka. Paradox made 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 and follow www.facebook.com/ParadoxInteractive and www.twitter.com/pdxinteractive

 

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