Hearts of Iron III Playable Demo Released

NEW YORK - August 4, 2009

Paradox Interactive has today released a playable demo for Hearts of Iron III, the long-awaited third installment of the best selling and critically acclaimed World War II Strategy series.

The playable demo gives players a taste of what they can expect from the complete game upon its release. Containing the Tutorial plus Single Player Campaign of 1939, the Hearts of Iron III demo allows you to play as either Germany, France, Poland or the United Kingdom for the first four months of World War II.

Demo mirror links can be found on: http://www.paradoxplaza.com//index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=39&Itemid=120 and will be updated continuously.

About Hearts of Iron III

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 14 (UK, Scandinavia) and August 28 (France and Germany).

Review copies will be uploaded automatically via Paradox's press accounts on www.gamersgate.com later this week. If you wish us to set up a press account for you, please don't hesitate to e-mail pr@paradoxplaza.com

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 the Penumbra series, Supreme Ruler 2020, Mount&Blade, Elven Legacy and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim.

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Joe Ziemer, TriplePoint

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Susana Meza, Paradox Interactive

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