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Hearts of Iron DLC lets players revive the Confederacy, decolonize the British Empire

The addition is listed as a ‘Major Alternate Path’ alongside decolonizing the British Empire

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Board games and expansions line up in the next year for Paradox Interactive fans

Crusader Kings board games already doubles its crowdfunding goal

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Paradox won’t be able to refund angry customers, offers free games instead

A few weeks ago Swedish developer and publisher Paradox Interactive rolled back a series of international price increases. CEO Fredrik Wester himself said the company would attempt to give refunds,...

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. mod is ModDB’s ‘Mod of the Year’ for 2016

ModDB.com, the enormous modding repository, has named its Mod of the Year for 2016 and the user-voted honor goes to S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Chernobyl (pictured). The mod, by TeamEPIC, launched...

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Karl Marx and the historical determinism of video games

History is the chaos of human events, formed into narrative upon a sloppy potter's wheel. This is what makes it so compelling. The myths and certainties tilt between facts of things that actually...

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Hearts of Iron 4 and the hard work of history

An interview with Paradox's grand strategist Johan Andersson

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Hearts of Iron 4 gameplay trailer revealed

Paradox Interactive, publisher of grand strategy games like Europa Universalis, has just today released a gameplay trailer for their next title, Hearts of Iron 4. Originally published in 2002, the...

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Paradox reveals a Norse RPG and a WWII strategy game

Paradox Development Studio has two new games in the pipeline, both of which were announced at the Paradox Interactive Convention in Miami this week. The first from the studio behind the Europa...