Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio launched into space last night with the release of sci-fi grand strategy Stellaris. The launch was received to almost universal acclaim by the community, with an impressive 95% positive user reviews on Steam. With 68,000 simultaneous players on the day of release, Stellaris also managed to de-throne the publisher’s other recent success Cities: Skylines, which previously held their record for highest amount of concurrent players at launch. Less than 24 hours after release, Stellaris has sold over 200,000 units, breaking the revenue record for any of Paradox Interactive’s previous titles during the same time … Continue reading Stellaris Shatters Paradox Day One Sales Record
Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive today released the first installment in a series of short stories about Tyranny, the role-playing game (RPG) coming to Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs later this year. Tyranny, designed and developed by the acclaimed RPG studio behind award-winning titles such as Pillars of Eternity, takes place in an original fantasy world recently conquered by a draconian overlord, where the citizens must learn their place in the new order. In a new series of short stories, the first of which is written by Paul Kirsch, Narrative Designer on Tyranny, fans can discover the people of the … Continue reading Short Stories Launched To Support Obsidian’s Pending Tyranny RPG
The trailer shows air strikes on the British homeland and demonstrates how players can follow the war on the map through descriptive arrows and animation.
Paradox Interactive, a publisher of games with its own casting department, today released Magicka 2 for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and for Windows PCs. Magicka 2, a game titled “Mad Magicks: Fury Robe” at one point (but not now), is available to download and play now on both platforms, enabling would-be Wizards everywhere to play alone or in groups through a new adventure with hundreds of spells and zero vampires. The game is available via PlayStation Network and via digital retailers on PC for $14.99, or in a Deluxe Edition for $19.99, at the game’s website. “For so … Continue reading Magicka 2 Now Available
To mark International Women’s Day (March 8th) Paradox Development Studio has created a free update for Europa Universalis IV, adding 100 great women of history to the game.
Paradox Interactive revealed at Gamescom recently an all-new city-building simulation game, Cities: Skylines, which will be coming to Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs in 2015.
Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio today revealed the third expansion for Europa Universalis IV, the award-winning grand strategy game of empire-building and global domination. The new mini expansion, entitled Res Publica, will introduce new systems of governance and trade to the game, including an all-new government type and several new Idea Groups for ambitious strategists to explore. The mini expansion is scheduled to release this summer for Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs. Res Publica, a Latin phrase meaning “Public Affairs,” expands upon the critically acclaimed strategy game Europa Universalis IV, providing players with even more ways to rewrite history … Continue reading EU4 To Recieve Res Publica Mini-Expansion
Paradox Interactive today announced that Magicka 2, sequel to the best-selling, award-deserving game Magicka, will be released on PC and the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system. Magicka 2 will bring the iconic spellcasting system, irreverent humor, and relationship-testing friendly fire into an all-new adventure with up to 4-player co-op. Featuring a story-driven campaign mode, new co-op gameplay features, and plenty of surprises, Magicka 2 will have players casting and blasting together on computers and consoles alike. “Millions of people enjoyed the first Magicka, even after their friends exploded their heads with an ‘accidental’ fire beam,” said Fredrik Wester, CEO of … Continue reading E3: Magicka 2 Unveil
Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio today launched “Wealth of Nations,” the second expansion to the critically acclaimed empire-building strategy title Europa Universalis IV. Available now for Windows, Mac, and Linux, trade enthusiasts can purchase Wealth of Nations for the current market value of a barrel of spices, or $9.99, from digital storefronts worldwide as well as on the Paradox Store at www.paradoxplaza.com. Wealth of Nations takes the award-winning franchise into the rough seas of trading where players can now forge their own trade empires and amass large amounts of wealth by legitimate means, such as creating powerful trade capitals … Continue reading Wealth Of Nations DLC Now Available
Paradox Interactive today announced the addition of female characters to War of the Vikings, the close quarter combat game developed by Fatshark. The “Shieldmaiden” mini-expansion adds the highly anticipated option to play as female combatants in a new pre-defined class for both the Viking and Saxon factions, with designs inspired by history and real-world accounts of brave warrior women, and comes at no cost to all players. This update launches alongside a new DLC package that adds a wealth of customization options to the new female warriors – absurd and nonsensical ‘boob armor’ not included. Owners of the of the … Continue reading War Of The Vikings Adds Female Characters