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Europa Universalis 4’s next expansion adds Common Sense

The next Europa Universalis 4 expansion, titled Common Sense, aims to add depth to religion and government.

By Tim McDonald | 8 May 2015 | 0

Magicka: Wizard Wars leaving Early Access this month

Paradox’s PvP magical melee, Magicka: Wizard Wars, will be leaving Early Access and getting a full release on 28 April.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Magicka: Wizard Wars leaving Early Access this month

Pillars of Eternity out now

Obsidian and Paradox have announced that Pillars of Eternity, their giant old-school CRPG, is now out.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Mar 2015 | 2

Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado launch trailer explains things very quickly

The El Dorado expansion for Europa Universalis IV is now out, and its launch trailer manages to explain most of its new mechanics rather succinctly.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado launch trailer explains things very quickly

Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado video explains mechanics

I could probably have found a more boring headline for this Europa Universalis IV story, but only with some serious effort.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado video explains mechanics

Crusader Kings 2 is free to test on Steam until 23 February

On its three year anniversary, Paradox has made Crusader Kings 2 free to play (for a bit) through Steam.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Crusader Kings 2 is free to test on Steam until 23 February

Crusader Kings 2 infographic does not count murdered family members

Paradox have revealed a Crusader Kings 2 infographic, but in a depressing twist, it does not include the total number of family members players have offed.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Feb 2015 | 1

Magicka 2’s latest trailer is an interview without a vampire

Paradox have launched a new Magicka 2 trailer, in which someone who is definitely not a vampire visits a psychiatrist.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Magicka 2’s latest trailer is an interview without a vampire

Crusader Kings 2 patched and hotfixed to version 2.3.2

Crusader Kings 2 patch 2.3.1 has swiftly been followed by a hotfix to take the game to 2.3.2 today, after the former patch introduced a bug that prevented the building of holdings.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jan 2015 | 1

Pillars of Eternity coming on 26 March

Paradox and Obsidian have announced that Pillars of Eternity will be launching on 26 March.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Jan 2015 | 1

Cities: Skylines trailer has the devs discussing their PASSION

The latest trailer for Cities: Skylines shows quite a lot of gameplay footage, but it’s largely focused on the devs talking about the game.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Cities: Skylines trailer has the devs discussing their PASSION

Crusader Kings 2: Way of Life out today with more incest

If Crusader Kings 2 didn’t have enough murder, intrigue, seduction, and incest, you’ll probably want to pick up the newly released Crusader Kings 2: Way of Life.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Crusader Kings 2: Way of Life out today with more incest

Cities: Skylines’ A Lot of New Footage trailer contains puns

Cities: Skylines‘ newest trailer is less about lots of new footage and more about a campaign that’ll get you a special building when the game launches.

By Tim McDonald | 10 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Cities: Skylines’ A Lot of New Footage trailer contains puns

Crusader Kings 2 bringing you a new Way of Life next week

A new “role-playing” focused expansion for Crusader Kings 2, Way of Life, will hit the internet next week.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Crusader Kings 2 bringing you a new Way of Life next week

Runemaster production halted by Paradox

A post over on the Paradox forums contains some rather terminal news for the future of Runemaster, the internally developed Norse-themed RPG.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Runemaster production halted by Paradox

Crusader Kings 2 Way of Life DLC announced, patch 2.3 to be open beta

Paradox has officially announced the next piece of DLC for Crusader Kings 2, Way of Life.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2014 | Comments Off on Crusader Kings 2 Way of Life DLC announced, patch 2.3 to be open beta

Hearts of Iron IV talks tanks in teaching trailer

Paradox have enjoyed a nice visit to the Swedish “Arsenalen” museum of military vehicles, where they’ve filmed this new Hearts of Iron IV promotional trailer.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2014 | Comments Off on Hearts of Iron IV talks tanks in teaching trailer

Crusader Kings II Patch 2.2.1 released, adds pre-867 diseases

There aren’t many games for which “diseases can now occur prior to 867 AD” would be a patch note, but Crusader Kings II is a bit of a special case when it comes to things like this.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | Comments Off on Crusader Kings II Patch 2.2.1 released, adds pre-867 diseases