Paradox Interactive proudly announced today that their much-awaited sequel to the multiple award-winning Hearts of Iron II has shipped to retail stores all over North America. Hearts of Iron II has been rated E for Everyone and has a SRP of $39.99.
"A strong vision for this sequel combined with feedback from our players has
given us a product we are immensely proud of. We believe this could be our
best strategy title released to date", says Fredrik Lindgren, Director of
Sales and Marketing for Paradox Interactive. "Most of the basic elements
have been changed to make the game smoother and give the player a better
gaming experience. Our goal for Hearts of Iron 2 has been to make it easier
to learn yet harder to master."
Hearts of Iron II comes with a completely re-worked interface, 19 battle scenarios, 14,000 leaders and generals and the co-operative multiplayer feature adds a new dimension to the gameplay. The in-depth manual and
tutorial will ease new players into the game.
Hearts of Iron received international acclaim from the North American and European gaming communities, including Editor’s Choice Awards from PC Gamer, IGN and Strategy Gaming Online. The franchise has been surrounded by controversy as both games have been banned by China’s Ministry of Culture for allegedly "distorting history and damaging China’s sovereignty and