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Paradox Makes Grand Finale at Gamescom with Mount&Blade: Warband

NEW YORK - August 21, 2009– To conclude a packed week of gaming announcements at Gamescom this week, Paradox Interactive saved one of their biggest surprises for last, debuting a new trailer for the highly-anticipated Mount&Blade: Warband.

Ride into battle with pride with the new trailer that gives a preview of the journey and path to discover in Calradia. Watch the Gamescom trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aS3G93YXh4Q

Mount&Blade: Warband is geared to raise the level of intensity of the original Mount&Blade, incorporating a brand new multiplayer feature that enables up to 64 players to fight for glory on a single map in team deathmatch style battles. Seasoned veterans and newcomers alike will find much to love as they command scores of hardened warriors through lands ravaged by constant raids and skirmishes. Mount&Blade: Warband also improves on many aspects of the orignal game that introduced the world to groundbreaking horseback combat, intuitive swordplay, and a free-form environment.

To keep up with the latest news about Mount&Blade: Warband, visit: http://www.taleworlds.com

Meet us and our developers at Gamescom!

Meet Fredrik Wester (CEO), Tom S?derlund (Majesty 2), Johan Andersson (Paradox dev team), Armagan Yavuz (Mount&Blade), Frank Dolmans (Ship Simulator Extremes) and Kim Soares (East India Company) at Gamescom!

To secure your appointment, contact Susana Meza susana.meza@paradoxplaza.com or stop by Business Hall 5.2, Meeting room F21/H20 for a press kit.

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 best published titles like the Penumbra series, Supreme Ruler 2020, Elven Legacy, Mount&Blade and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim. Read more: www.paradoxplaza.com

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