Free in-depth Strategy Guide released alongside Hearts of Iron III

NEW YORK, 5th August, 2009 - Paradox Interactive are pleased to announce the release of a free, in-depth Hearts of Iron III Strategy Guide as a reward initiative for their loyal fans, to coincide with the release of the long awaited third installment of the best selling and critically acclaimed World War II Strategy series.

Written by the popular Ed Hanks, the Hearts of Iron III Strategy Guide will be received free-of-charge by everyone that registers their game on the official forum*. The Hearts of Iron series has a loyal and long standing following which is greatly appreciated by the development team at Paradox Interactive, so this is their way of ensuring that those fans will get maximum value from the release of Hearts of iron III as well as acting as a‘thank-you’ for their continued support.

About Hearts of Iron 3

Set to release in stores in North America and via all major digital download portals on August 7th, the game was recently awarded the Readers Choice“Best of E3– PC Strategy” on Voodoo Extreme, along with being nominated for the“Best of E3– PC Strategy” on IGN and Gaming Excellence. Releases in Europe will follow on August 14th (UK, Scandinavia) and August 28th (France and Germany).

*Players can register their games via the in-game menu or“My Games” on http://forum.paradoxplaza.com.


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