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Crusader Kings 3 Launches Major Initiative to Help New Players Get Started

Paradox has announced a new Crusader Kings 3 initiative that's designed to help new players get into the often-dizzying world of grand strategy gaming. Titled "Legends of Crusader Kings 3", the…

April 3, 2024 | 09:31 EDT

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Cities: Skylines 2 Sold Over 1 Million Copies Despite Issues as Paradox Has 9 Games in Development

Today Paradox Interactive shared its Q4 2023 financial results on top of the overall results for the full year 2023, including a sales milestone for Cities: Skylines 2. Sales for Q4 (between October…

February 6, 2024 | 05:40 EST

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Crusader Kings III Reveals New $44 Expansion Pass Including the Terrifying Black Death

Today Paradox Interactive revealed a new expansion pass coming to its popular grand strategy game Crusader Kings III.  The new expansion pass includes four pieces of content, the cosmetic pack …

February 6, 2024 | 01:07 EST

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms 8 Remake Delayed to Improve Quality

Today Koei Tecmo announced that the Romance of the Three Kingdoms 8 Remake has been delayed.  While the game never actually had a firm release date, the announcement, which came via X (formerly…

December 11, 2023 | 01:25 EST

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Total War: Pharaoh Hittite Faction Deep Dive Reveals Two Very Different Leaders

Creative Assembly and Sega have released a brand new Total War: Pharaoh faction deep dive, this time focusing on the Hittites. The ancient Anatolian faction will give you two leaders to choose from…

September 27, 2023 | 10:39 EDT

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Crusader Kings III Sales Hit Three Million Across All Platforms

Paradox has announced that Crusader Kings III sales have reached a major milestone. According to the studio, the grand strategy game has sold 3 million copies across its lifetime. That figure counts…

September 1, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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New Europa Universalis IV DLC Aims To Teach You Some History Lessons

Are you the kind of person who listens to podcasts while you play games? Paradox Interactive has a treat for you. Alongside the latest Europa Universalis IV update, the studio has also launched two…

June 20, 2023 | 09:29 EDT

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Total War: Pharaoh Gets New Screenshots Showing City & Small Settlements Ahead of Gameplay Reveal

Following the announcement of its new historical strategy game Total War: Pharaoh, Creative Assembly released new screenshots of its battlefields. The first pair of screenshots shared on the…

May 28, 2023 | 05:16 EDT

Total War: Pharaoh, the Pharaoh is fascinated by a dung beetle... apparently.

Total War: Pharaoh Announced; Coming in October

Today Sega and Creative Assembly announced the next Total War game, and it's Total War: Pharaoh.  With a rich roadmap for updates for Total War: Warhammer established, the franchise prepares to go…

May 23, 2023 | 11:25 EDT

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Crusader Kings III Video Shows Free Update Coming With Tours & Tournaments DLC

Paradox Interactive released another new video about the free update coming with the Tours and Tournaments DLC for Crusader Kings III. Every major DLC released for the game is usually accompanied by…

May 7, 2023 | 03:28 EDT

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New Crusader Kings III Video Is All About Knight Accolades

Paradox Interactive released another new video about the upcoming Tours and Tournaments DLC for Crusader Kings III. This time around, we get to witness a deep dive into a new way to customize the…

May 5, 2023 | 08:39 EDT

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Crusader Kings III Gets New Video Breaking Down the Tours & Turnaments DLC's Rich Features

Paradox Interactive released another new video about the upcoming Tours and Tournaments DLC for Crusader Kings III. This time around we get a rather sizable explanation from Game Director Alexander…

May 4, 2023 | 09:45 EDT

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Crusader Kings III Tours & Tournaments DLC Gets New Video Explaining Grand Tours

Paradox Interactive released a new video about the upcoming Tours and Tournaments DLC for Crusader Kings III. This time around we see another of the titular features of the DLC, Grand Tours.…

May 4, 2023 | 12:20 EDT

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Crusader Kings III Tours & Tournaments DLC Shows Grand Weddings & Murder Feasts in New Video

While the new DLC coming to Crusader Kings III is called "Tours & Tournaments," there is more on the menu, and today Paradox released a new video on the topic. The video showcases two more…

May 1, 2023 | 11:42 EDT

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Crusader Kings III Tours & Tournaments DLC Shows its Tournaments & Falconry Hunts in New Video

Paradox Interactive released a new video focused on the upcoming Crusader Kings III DLC Tours and Tournaments.  The video focuses on two of the main features included in the DLC, Grand Tournaments,…

April 29, 2023 | 01:43 EDT

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Victoria 3 Getting Immersion Pack "Voice of the People" Next Month

Today Paradox Interactive announced a new DLC coming for its grand strategy game Victoria 3.  The DLC releases on May 22 for PC and it's titled Voice of the People. It'll be priced at $14.99/£12.99…

April 20, 2023 | 10:02 EDT

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Crusader Kings III Tours & Tournaments DLC Gets Release Date

Today Paradox Interactive revealed the release date of the upcoming DLC for its popular grand strategy game Crusader Kings III. While I call it a grand strategy game, Crusader Kings III is almost…

April 4, 2023 | 11:40 EDT

An aerial strategic map view of countries in the new Europa Universalis IV Domination expansion

Europa Universalis IV Domination Expansion Release Date Locked In For April

The latest Europa Universalis IV expansion, Domination, has a release date. It's coming on April 18th and will add new mission trees for disparate empires like the Ottomans, the Chinese, and the…

March 28, 2023 | 08:26 EDT

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Victoria 3 Update 1.2 Has Some Pretty Funny Bug Fixes

Victoria 3 update 1.2 has finally been released, and although there's nothing earth-shattering in this update, it does contain a heck of a lot of bug fixes. Paradox's grand strategy games are…

March 13, 2023 | 10:23 EDT

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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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The Great War: Western Front Release Date Mobilizes For March

If you're a strategy fan and you've been waiting for the upcoming The Great War: Western Front release date to be announced, then you're in luck. The World War I-set RTS will arrive on PC on March…

February 3, 2023 | 10:01 EST

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We Are The Caretakers Is A Grand Strategy RPG Coming Next Week

After over a year and a half of Early Access, We Are The Caretakers, a 3D grand strategy RPG title set in a post-apocalyptic afrofuturist world, is launching on January 6th for PC and Xbox Series X|S…

December 29, 2022 | 11:13 EST

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Victoria 3 Sales Cross 500k Despite Mixed Fan Reaction

Paradox has announced that Victoria 3 sales have crossed the 500,000 mark in just over a month. This makes it one of the most successful Paradox launches of all time, despite the fact that the game…

November 30, 2022 | 11:03 EST

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Knights Of Honor II Release Date Set For Next Month

We finally have a Knights of Honor II release date. It's been more than 15 years since the original game was released back in 2005, but Knights of Honor II: Sovereign is now set to arrive on December…

November 15, 2022 | 12:10 EST

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Terra Invicta Release Date Blasts Off Later This Month

We finally have a Terra Invicta release date. The space grand strategy game, which has been created by devs who worked on the XCOM Long War mods, is entering Early Access later this month, so you'll…

September 12, 2022 | 11:40 EDT

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Crusader Kings 3 DLC Prices Hiked By Paradox

Paradox Interactive has announced that it's hiking the prices of certain pieces of Crusader Kings 3 DLC. Northern Lords and Fate of Iberia will be raised from $6.99 to $12.99, which Paradox says will…

August 16, 2022 | 12:47 EDT

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GOG Good Old Games Week Brings Back More Classics Like People's General

The GOG Good Old Games Week, an initiative by GOG to spotlight its catalog of retro games, continues today with the addition of a beloved strategy classic. People's General is now available on GOG,…

May 2, 2022 | 11:52 EDT

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Broken Europa Universalis IV Leviathan DLC Launch Incenses Players

The latest Europa Universalis IV DLC is here, and the situation isn't looking good for Paradox. Leviathan seems to have launched in a completely broken state, and it's being savaged on Steam and…

April 28, 2021 | 11:23 EDT

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Europa Universalis IV: Leviathan Expansion Negotiates April Launch

The new Europa Universalis IV expansion has a release date. Leviathan, so named for Thomas Hobbes' famous political tract, will negotiate its way to launching on PC on April 27th. It'll bring lots of…

March 30, 2021 | 10:07 EDT

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Europa Universalis IV

Europa Universalis IV is the fourth game in Paradox's long-running Europa Universalis grand strategy series. You'll control a nation from Late Middle Ages to Early Modern history. Along the way, you'…

March 3, 2020 | 10:21 EST

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Paradox Announces Europa Universalis IV Emperor Expansion

Grand strategy empire-builder Europa Universalis IV is getting a new expansion. Europa Universalis IV: Emperor doesn't have a release window yet, but it's promising to revitalize a number of the game…

March 3, 2020 | 09:51 EST

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EU4 Subscription Service Being Tested By Paradox Interactive

Paradox Interactive has been quietly testing an EU4 subscription model. A forum post from Paradox's Product Marketing Manager details a system that they've been testing for Europa Universalis IV, an…

January 23, 2020 | 03:00 EST

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Star Dynasties

Star Dynasties marries the family politics of Game of Thrones with the space empire management of Stellaris. Your task is to create, manage, and build a family dynasty. Around you is a procedurally-…

November 22, 2019 | 06:35 EST