Posts Tagged Paradox


Impire Review

Impire is not Dungeon Keeper. This is an important distinction to make, because Impire looks like Dungeon Keeper, smells like Dungeon Keeper, and occasionally quacks like Dungeon Keeper.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Feb 2013 | 2

Paradox opens a digital store, launches with 55% off sale

Strategy experts Paradox have launched their own web-based store, dubbed the Paradox Webshop, through which to sell a variety of their published titles.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Paradox releases Dungeonland gameplay highlights package

On 4 December, Paradox embarked on a near three-hour livestream of their upcoming Adventurers vs Dungeon Master title, Dungeonland.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Pull all the strings in Dungeonland’s ‘Dungeon Master’ mode

A new trailer for Dungeonland confirms what most people who’ve seen the game have probably been hoping for since day one; a mode where you play as the Dungeon Master himself, unleashing hordes of enemies on the unsuspecting heroes (your pals).

By Peter Parrish | 28 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Love missile: Hearts of Iron devs explain East vs West

A Paradox-published grand strategy game about the Cold War (1946-1991) by the Hearts of Iron developers is never going to be the easiest title to understand; so that’s why the devs are here in the first of what is likely to be a series of videos explaining the game.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving items heading to Salem MMO

If you happen to be in the closed beta session for Paradox’s new world-focused MMO Salem, watch out for a Thanksgiving package that’ll be heading your way on 22 November.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

War of the Roses to add “pitched battle” mode this week

There’s a new mode of play on the way for War of the Roses which will test your ability to keep your character alive.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

One year on, Sword of the Stars II returns in ‘enhanced’ form

It’s taken a while (about a year, in fact) but Paradox and Kerberos Studios are ready to make the bold claim that Sword of the Stars II is “in good condition”.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Anachronistic Aztecs: an unusual invasion launches in Crusader Kings II

 

The Sunset Invasion DLC for Crusader Kings II is available from today, offering you all the anachronistic, alternative-history Aztec invasions of medieval Europe you could hope for.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

London calling for Cities in Motion

A new DLC release is on the way for Cities in Motion, offering players control over the London transport system.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Nov 2012 | 1

Paradox flings open the doors of Dungeonland for select beta sign-ups

Critical Studios is taking a limited number of beta sign-ups for Dungeonland, the co-op focused multiplayer title in which hapless heroes must make it through a dangerous theme park of evil monsters and traps.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

More beta slots opening up for Salem: The Crafting MMO

Salem: The Crafting MMO is still in a beta phase, but publishers Paradox have today announced that more people will be welcome on its new world shores in the coming days.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Aztecs mount unlikely invasion of Crusader Kings 2

In a rather unlikely DLC twist to Crusader Kings 2, Paradox has announced plans for ‘Sunset Invasion’, a rather bizarre alternative history expansion that imagines an Aztec invasion of 13th Century Europe.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

The not-so-secret life of A Game of Dwarves [Video]

What do Dwarves get up to all day? Beard grooming? Eating contests?

By Peter Parrish | 18 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

War of the Roses cultivates some new contents

Fatshark has outlined the first set of additional maps, modes and … err … man-manglers that will be added to multiplayer medieval murder-fest (ok, that’s enough M’s now) War of the Roses in the coming months.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Hearts of Iron enters the Cold War with East vs West

Paradox has officially unveiled East vs West, the next entry in the Hearts of Iron series.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

A name of dwarves: Zeal wants your ideas

Paradox and Zeal have launched a dedicated website for their dwarf-management and interior design sim A Game of Dwarves, accompanied by a call for names.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

War of the Roses developers brutalise some cabbages [Video]

This video is not, strictly speaking, terribly informative about the upcoming Fatshark title War of the Roses (coming to the PC on 2 October), but if you want to see a pair of developers in full plate armour trying to hit cabbages with swords then this is footage you will appreciate.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Paradox’s Game of Dwarves, War of the Roses coming next month

Publisher Paradox Interactive has issued its latest release schedule, confirming a few dates (or, at least, approximations) for a number of upcoming titles.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

A Game of Dwarves [Preview] – Dweorgen Keeper

If I were to describe an isometric strategy game where you mine out resources from underground caverns, provide living arrangements and food sources for your denizens, ensure the happiness of your charges, build traps, and train military units to tackle foes, there’s a fair chance that anyone who played PC games in the late 90s would respond “hey, that sounds like Dungeon Keeper 2”.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

War of the Roses trailer emphasises skill [Video]

More videogame trailers need reassuring voiceovers from Yorkshiremen who could’ve just stepped out of HBO’s Game of Thrones series.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Hearts of Iron III: Their Finest Hour promises plenty of customisation [Video]

In this first of three developer diary videos for Hearts of Iron III: Their Finest Hour (the latest in a line of Hearts of Iron III expansions), project lead Dan Lind talks about the level of customisation possible in this add-on.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

“March of the Eagles” Announced by Paradox

New York – August 29, 2012 – Raise the regimental banner and beat the drums of war, because the Emperor is calling you back into service with the help of Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio.

By Press Release | 29 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Byzantine buff: Crusader Kings II expands with Legacy of Rome

For some reason, the Byzantine Empire always proves popular with fans of Paradox titles.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Fight for a beta spot in Hearts of Iron III: Their Finest Hour

Paradox has launched a contest where the grand prize is a complete set of Hearts of Iron WWII strategy games and beta access to the forthcoming Hearts of Iron III: Their Finest Hour.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

War of the Roses rides out in October, pre-orders now being taken

2 October is the date on which you’ll be able to sign up for the House of York or Lancaster, as Paradox and Fatshark have announced that this is the release day for medieval multiplayer brawler, War of the Roses.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Aug 2012 | 2

Mine’d how you go: A Game of Dwarves digs in [Video]

A new video from Paradox and Zeal gives a bit more of an overview of the day-to-day living of A Game of Dwarves’ bearded inhabitants.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

100,000 sign up for War of the Roses beta, keys going out now

Paradox and Fatshark have announced that more than 100,000 people have signed up to join the armies of the Yorkists and Lancastrians in the War of the Roses beta, with the first wave of keys set to go out today.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Impire’s latest trailer pretty much confirms it’s Dungeon Keeper [Video]

If you’re going to borrow, borrow from the best. That’s a lesson Paradox and Cyanide’s Impire appears to be taking to heart, as the Gamescom 2012 trailer pretty much gives up any pretense that the game will be different from Bullfrog’s much-loved Dungeon Keeper series.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Magicka WOOT DLC released

Paradaox has released the Magicka WOOT DLC today and guess what?

By Paul Younger | 9 Aug 2012 | Comments Off