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Paradox Teases New The Sims-Like Game; Announces DLC for Crusader Kings 3, Europa Universalis IV, & More

Today, during the Paradox Announcement Show, the publisher had several news to share about its games and their expansions.  On top of Cities: Skylines II by Colossal Order and The Lamplighters…

March 6, 2023 | 12:40 EST

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Paradox Will Host Announcement Show "Presented by Xbox" Next Week

Today Paradox Interactive revealed that it'll host a game announcement next week, and there seem to be a lot of interesting goodies on the menu.  The show will air on March 6, 2023, at 6:00 pm CET,…

February 27, 2023 | 01:26 EST

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Stellaris: First Contact Story Pack Is Coming Soon

The First Contact DLC is heading to Stellaris, where we finally make contact with life that lives among the stars. Alongside the DLC comes a free update for players to enjoy.  The upcoming DLC…

January 17, 2023 | 06:44 EST

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The Stellaris 3.6 Patch Notes Are Pretty Funny

A new update has come to Stellaris, and as you'd expect, it's brought some pretty amusing changes along with it. Rifling through the Stellaris 3.6 patch notes, it's possible to spot changes that make…

November 25, 2022 | 09:57 EST

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Hearts of Iron IV: By Blood Alone Adds Alternative History Options

Hearts of Iron IV is getting a new expansion in Hearts of Iron IV: By Blood Alone. It will add new paths and potential for conflicts in the all-too-familiar wartime era, and give players a chance to…

June 7, 2022 | 11:46 EDT

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Stellaris 3.3 Release Date Confirmed For Next Week

Paradox has announced a release date for the upcoming Stellaris 3.3 update. Titled "Libra", the update will bring new content, tweaks to existing stuff, and lots and lots of balance changes, as…

February 17, 2022 | 09:04 EST

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Stellaris Aquatics Species Pack and 3.2 Update is Here

The Stellaris Aquatics Species Pack is here, adding an interesting new way to play Paradox Interactive's 4X game. Furthermore, the Stellaris 3.2 Update "Herbert" Patch has also arrived. Stellaris is…

November 22, 2021 | 03:30 EST

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Next Major Stellaris Update Release Date Revealed

Paradox has revealed the launch date for the next major Stellaris update. The update - codenamed "Lem" after sci-fi writer Stanislaw Lem - will launch on September 14th and will bring lots of content…

September 9, 2021 | 10:29 EDT

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Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance Review

In the months and years following the German occupation of France during World War II, the people of France found it troubling dealing with the oppressive regime placed upon them. French communists,…

March 6, 2020 | 11:00 EST

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Hearts of Iron IV

Hearts of Iron IV is a deep tactical strategy title taking place in World War II. The title lets players take control of any country and their decisions will determine whether they will come out…

January 24, 2020 | 11:07 EST

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Stellaris: Federations May Have Been Leaked Via GOG

Stellaris: Federations may very well be the next expansion to be coming to Paradox Development Studio's 4X game Stellaris. A Redditor noticed that Federations was listed as a possible upgrade for his…

October 18, 2019 | 07:26 EDT

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Stellaris: Ancient Relics Review - That Belongs in a Space Museum!

One of the most ubiquitous themes in sci-fi media is the existence of ancient and incomprehensibly powerful, but extinct alien civilizations. The names may change, but the story is almost always the…

June 4, 2019 | 10:00 EDT


To the Infinite and Beyond: A Look Back at Stellaris

Stellaris, or the space RTS that lets you encounter exciting new alien species, enslave them, and eat them, reached its three year anniversary. Developed by Paradox Interactive, the game is a mixing…

May 27, 2019 | 01:00 EDT

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Stellaris: Distant Stars Review- How I Wonder What You Are

A fascinating question that almost every developer has to answer at one point or another is "What do we do with all this empty space?" After all, you can't just cram all of your game's content into…

May 23, 2018 | 01:00 EDT


Stellaris: Distant Stars DLC Comes Crashing to PC May 22

The developers over at Paradox Interactive have recently announced that their grand-strategy space exploration title Stellaris has a new DLC pack arriving early next week. Stellaris: Distant Stars…

May 19, 2018 | 09:34 EDT

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Stellaris: Apocalypse Review - One World Ends, That Another May Begin

Of all the games that let you pretend to be a god-emperor among the stars, Stellaris is certainly among the more comprehensive. In the span of several hours, you can claim solar systems for your…

March 6, 2018 | 09:00 EST


Stellaris: Digital Anniversary Edition Released

Paradox Interactive have announced a Digital Anniversary Edition of their space 4X game Stellaris. As you've probably guessed from the title of the edition, this version of the game is released to…

May 9, 2017 | 12:30 EDT


Utopia Is The First Major Expansion For Stellaris

Paradox Interactive announced a double whammy enhancing their empire-building space strategy title, Stellaris. Alongside the release of the upcoming update affectionately referred to as "Banks" (a…

February 2, 2017 | 06:40 EST

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A 4X from Paradox Interactive based around space exploration, empire management, diplomacy, and of course warfare.

January 4, 2017 | 10:13 EST

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Stellaris Gets New Asimov Update

Galactic grand strategy game Stellaris has gotten Update 1.2, which is titled 'Asimov' after the influential science fiction author. This new update adds and adjusts more content in the space…

June 27, 2016 | 11:16 EDT

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Hearts of Iron IV Review

Some believe that to understand the inner workings of warfare requires a heart of iron. That should one fail to do other than curse and shun its existence, one is somehow lauding the violence, death…

June 7, 2016 | 09:00 EDT

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Stellaris Review - Reaching for the Stars

I've never really played a 4X game before. I don’t really even know why. To my credit, I've tried the base version Civilization V, Crusader Kings II, and Europa Universalis IV. Each time I would put…

May 27, 2016 | 11:00 EDT

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German Versions Of Hearts Of Iron IV Are Heavily Censored

Upcoming WW2 strategy game, Hearts Of Iron IV, is, unfortunately, if predictably, colliding head first with Germany’s strict censorship laws As outlined in section 86a of the German criminal code,…

May 20, 2016 | 11:23 EDT

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Pre-Order Stellaris to Shoot Your Name Into Space

Pre-orders are a hotly contested topic. Some find no harm in them at all, while others seem to see them as cheap gimmicks to draw in early buyers before the reviews roll in. But even those in the…

April 16, 2016 | 08:10 EDT

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Stellaris and Hearts of Iron IV Set for Release

Yesterday, while at the Game Developers Conference Paradox revealed the upcoming release dates for their forthcoming two strategy titles Stellaris and Hearts of Iron IV. Along with that is some new…

March 16, 2016 | 09:27 EDT