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Paradox Interactive Promises Groundbreaking Strategy Game for GDC
Posted: 19.03.2009 16:19 by Jamie Davey Comments: 6
Paradox Interactive confirmed today that it has signed a brand new, and exciting strategy game to add to their line-up of games for 2009, which will receive its public unveiling at GDC in San Francisco with the development team on hand to talk about the game in more depth.

"A groundbreaking title that already has a groundswell of public anticipation behind it, the identity of this game will be revealed very shortly."
said a Paradox Interactive spokesperson.

Here is a reminder of the games and development teams that will be on show throughout GDC.

Hearts of Iron III
The eagerly anticipated third instalment in the critically acclaimed World War II strategy series, Hearts of Iron III will feature a plethora of brand new features to satisfy veteran and novice players alike. Johan Andersson, the Producer, will be on hand to demonstrate every aspect of the game.  Hearts of Iron III is scheduled for release in Q3.

Majesty 2
With nothing else out there quite like it, the world of Majesty 2 is full of charm along with a unique sense of humour where the player only has indirect control of the characters and units. Majesty 2 will make you think in totally new ways. Alexey Kozyrev, the Producer, will be on hand to demo the game. Majesty 2 is scheduled for release in Q2. Find out more at ´http://www.majesty2.com

Elven Legacy
Elven Legacy is a fantasy strategy game that sends players on an epic quest aimed to restore the former glory of the Elven race, and delivers a world filled with magic. Max Bodrikov, Game Designer and Producer for Elven Legacy will be on hand to demo the game. Elven Legacy is scheduled for an April release. Find out more at www.elven-legacy.com
 
Mount & Blade: Warband
The first expansion pack for the critically acclaimed Mount & Blade introduces an array of brand new features, highlighted by a multiplayer capability that allows up to 32 players to battle it out in team death-match style combat on a single map. Armagan Yavuz, the Producer, will be on hand to demo the game. The Mount & Blade Expansion is scheduled for release in Q3.
 
Mezmer Games
Mezmer Games, a new independent games label, strives to give small indie developers the marketing and PR support for their creations and provide them with a digital distribution outlet to reach consumers. The launch titles are Legio, a turn-based strategy game set in a mythical fantasy world where magicians, warriors and monsters battle for domination, and Stalin vs. Martians, an over-the-top, action-packed real-time strategy game accompanied by Russian techno music.  Tom Soderlund, Executive Producer for Mezmer Games will be available for interviews. Find out more at www.mezmergames.com
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Comments

By herodotus (SI Herodotus) on Mar 19, 2009
herodotus
I'm looking forward to hearing more on this. Groundbreaking is a big claim. Also greatly looking forward to what they've done with HoI3.
By Kres (SI Elite) on Mar 19, 2009
Kres
Yes that claim brought me to read the news blurb. Good luck Paradox and gamers! :)
By hunter612 (SI Core) on Mar 20, 2009
hunter612
Hmmmm.....feels a tad unbelivable...let us see..Looking forward to hearing more on this!
By jormarakas (SI Veteran Member) on Mar 20, 2009
jormarakas
Certainly, They may surprise everyone with something big :) ANd looking forward for that M&B that has a MP feature.
By Orv (SI Core) on Mar 23, 2009
Orv
I'm ready for Elven Legacy and Majesty 2. =)
By RockPaperNuke (SI Newbie) on Mar 23, 2009
RockPaperNuke
Could it not be East India Company? Announced just a few days ago. Read: http://rockpapernuke.com/forums/strategy-gaming-news/82-paradox-interactive-announces-east-india-company.html