Rise of Prussia Scheduled for March 9 Release, New Developer Interview Explores the Game’s Focus on Seven Years’ War

NEW YORK– February 10, 2010– Paradox Interactive and AGEOD released a new video interview with Game Director, Philippe Thibaut, delving into the companies’ upcoming military strategy game, Rise of Prussia, and set the game’s release for March 9 via major digital distribution outlets.

Rise of Prussia takes players to an 18th-Century military conflict seldom covered in games or popular culture, placing them in charge of one of two sides involved in the Seven Years’ War. The development team’s focus on historical accuracy is evident throughout the game, as players lead the Prussian-British coalition or the alliance of Austria, Russia, France and others into battle. Can they repeat history and lead the Prussians to victory, or will one of the bloodiest conflicts of its time end differently in the player’s hands?

The video interview with AGEOD’s Philippe Thibaut can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlOFXZn3KAU

More information about Rise of Prussia will be revealed as the release date approaches.

For more info please visit http://www.paradoxplaza.com/games/rise-of-prussia

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 stands poised to make 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.


AGEOD 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 first emphasis placed on historical strategy games with original and innovative features. www.ageod.com

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