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Hearts of Iron 3 Strikes Gold

The Highly-Anticipated WWII Strategy Title Goes Gold, Launches August 7th

NEW YORK– July 27th 2009 -- Paradox Interactive is proud to announce today that production has completed on Hearts of Iron 3. The third installment of the popular World War II strategy series, Hearts of Iron 3 is ready to invade North American retail shelves and all major digital download portals on August 7th. The game will hit stores in the UK and Scandinavia on August 14th and Germany and France on August 28th.

Featuring rich battle simulations that occur throughout 1936-1948, Hearts of Iron 3 will appeal to both veteran players and newcomers alike with brand new features, including a huge game map with more than 14,000 land and sea provinces. Players will soon have the opportunity to put their battle plans into action and take control of countries ranging from larger superpowers such as Russia or the United States, to smaller nations such as Costa Rica.

To read more about Hearts of Iron 3, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com.

About Hearts of Iron 3

The Hearts of Iron series has become renowned for being the biggest, most detailed and complete strategic game series on World War 2 ever made. Hearts of Iron 3 will follow that tradition closely while focusing on satisfying veteran players through a multitude of brand new features and systems, including a huge map with more than 14,000 land and sea provinces. Recent recognition includes Readers Choice for“Best PC Strategy game” at E3 and nominations in the same category at IGN and Gaming Excellence.

About Paradox Interactive

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy stable, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes original titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as the published titles the Penumbra series, Supreme Ruler 2020, Mount&Blade, Elven Legacy and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim. Read more: http://www.paradoxplaza.com .


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