NEW YORK - May 21st 2010– Paradox Interactive today announced June 6th, D-Day, as the release date for Hearts of Iron 3: Semper Fi, the first expansion to the company’s World War II strategy game. The expansion will be available through most major digital distributors, including GamersGate, Impulse and Steam.
To make this the most rockin’ release-date announcement of the year, Paradox also released an earth-shaking new trailer detailing some of the key features fans will be watching for in Hearts of Iron 3: Semper Fi featuring music by Swedish Metal band Sabaton
The video can be found on Paradox’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iZRZbaVBIU
Features of Hearts of Iron 3: Semper Fi include:
· Player-determined hidden victory conditions that will keep opponents guessing
· Greater cooperation with allies, allowing players to request troops, convince their allies to attack a specific target and more
· Hundreds of new events added to immerse players in their own version of World War II, comparing the unfolding, alternate timeline to real history
· Vastly improved AI that will defend its territories valiantly, marshal large naval taskforces and launch multi-stage invasions
For more information and an expanded list of features, visit http://www.paradoxplaza.com, follow the game on twitter @heartsofiron3 and join the growing ranks of the community on Facebook.
About Hearts of Iron 3
The Hearts of Iron series has become renowned for being the biggest, most detailed and complete strategic game series on World War II ever made. Hearts of Iron 3 will follow that tradition closely while focusing on satisfying veteran players through a multitude of brand new features and systems, including a huge map with more than 14,000 land and sea provinces. Recent recognition includes Readers Choice for“Best PC Strategy game” at E3 and nominations in the same category at IGN and Gaming Excellence. Join the Hearts of Iron community on the forum or on Facebook.
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 and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2. 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 @pdxinteractive on twitter.
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