Build, Expand,&Conquer

New York, USA (April 3, 2008)– Paradox Interactive announced today the release of the official EU: Rome demo. The demo can be found here - - or obtained by contacting

Setting: The Second Punic War (536-566 AUC)

Playable countries: Rome and Carthage

Story: Rome and Carthage fight it out for mastery of the Western Mediterranean. Some of the greatest commanders of the ancient world will fight for mastery, the Great Hannibal and Publius Cornelius Scipio could be the commander that brings you victory.

- Play either Rome or Carthage in the war that ushered in a new era. Can you as Rome bring Carthage to its knees and take the first steps to Pax Romana, or as Carthage change the course of history forever and make a new power mistress of the Mediterranean?

- But this isn't all about Rome and Carthage, all other countries in the Mediterranean are also involved so the full options for diplomacy and intrigue are available.

- The great historical leaders are present on the battlefield

-Manage your trade to supply the sinews of war

-Watch the loyalty of your nobles or run the risk of defeat due to civil war.

To obtain the demo, please go here or contact

Europa Universalis: Rome is shipping to stores in North America on April 15, 2008 and Europe on April 18, 2008. To read more about the game go to:

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