Paradox won’t pick sides between Valve and Epic, and considers both to be great partners

Paradox won’t pick sides between Valve and Epic, and considers both to be great partners

Paradox Interactive’s grand strategy games have been mainstays on Valve’s Steam marketplace for many years. But the company has formed a partnership with the new kid on the block, the Epic Games store, offering Surviving the Aftermath‘s early access version exclusively through Epic’s storefront. From Paradox’s perspective, it’s a matter...

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Paradox is considering making a game for the Chinese market

Paradox is considering making a game for the Chinese market

China is a massive, complicated market for game developers. There’s a substantial potential player-base, but the government’s tough internet regulations make it hard to adequately market a game there. As such, the only game Paradox has released there is Cities: Skylines. Aware of the gigantic player population the country holds, Paradox is...

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Imperator: Rome is getting a free Punic Wars content pack

Imperator: Rome is getting a free Punic Wars content pack

Paradox Interactive announced a new, free expansion coming to Imperator: Rome. The Punic Wars Content Pack covers one of the most bloody and exciting epochs in Roman history – its brutal rivalry with Carthage over Sicily and ultimately, control over the Mediterranean. The announcement teaser trailer contains narration from the...

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Paradox says cross-play is “the way to go”, but technical limitations are a struggle

Paradox says cross-play is “the way to go”, but technical limitations are a struggle

Aside from being strong single-player experiences, Paradox games often include a compelling multiplayer element as well. Playing along-side friends is one of the greatest assets for longevity in the genre. Now Paradox have started overseeing console versions, there’s the option of cross-play. The developers are keen, but there’s some hurdles...

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Stellaris: Galaxy Command is “fucked up”, but Paradox still wants to do something on mobile

Stellaris: Galaxy Command is “fucked up”, but Paradox still wants to do something on mobile

Earlier this week, Stellaris: Galaxy Command, a mobile spin-off of the sci-fi grand strategy game, was launched in beta. Less than 24 hours later, it was pulled, when it was found to contain assets that were just altered images from the Halo series. Paradox spoke about the incident at PDXCON, discussing that...

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Crusader Kings 3 is confirmed and coming in 2020

Crusader Kings 3 is confirmed and coming in 2020

It’s official: Paradox is working on Crusader Kings III. The announcement was just made at Paradox Con 2019, and is sure to be the biggest news of this year’s show. This follows just days after the famed strategy publisher made the base game of Crusader Kings II free-to-play – a move...

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Prison Architect’s Psych Ward is coming to PC, and there’s more DLC next year

Prison Architect’s Psych Ward is coming to PC, and there’s more DLC next year

Prison Architect is getting brand new DLC in 2020. In the meantime, its Psych Ward expansion is coming to PC with the Warden’s Edition. This will be the game’s first expansion on PC since publisher Paradox Interactive bought it from indie developer Introversion in January this year. The announcement was made...

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Join the resistance in the new Hearts of Iron 4 DLC

Join the resistance in the new Hearts of Iron 4 DLC

Surprising probably no one, grand strategy specialist Paradox has announced another expansion for Hearts of Iron IV at its annual jamboree, PDX Con. It’s called La Resistance, it doesn’t yet have a release date, and it’s all about espionage and local resistance movements. Espionage has a new gameplay layer, the...

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Battletech is getting mod support and a mech that’s new to the entire IP

Battletech is getting mod support and a mech that’s new to the entire IP

Battletech’s third expansion, Heavy Metal, will release alongside its free version 1.8 update on November 21. The update adds official mod support, while the paid expansion adds eight new mechs, including one that’s entirely new to the BattleTech IP and designed from scratch for the videogame. That new mech is...

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall gets mutant pigs and a race of vengeful mummies

Age of Wonders: Planetfall gets mutant pigs and a race of vengeful mummies

Revelations is the first expansion for Age of Wonders: Planetfall, and it’ll bring a brand-new faction to the sci-fi strategy game as well as a number of gameplay refinements. These include new units, among which are the cheerful mutated pigs you see in the image above. The announcement was made...

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