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The Cossacks coming to Europa Universalis IV this year

Plus free update to the game
Oct 15
I've always liked the word "Cossack." It's fun to say, it's got two c's and two s's, it's how John Cusack's name should be pronounced, and it's basically a mashup of "cock" and "ballsack." So I was with the Cocksacks until t...

Sabotage economies in the next Europa Universalis IV expansion

Wealth of Nations out May 29
May 22
Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations will be out on May 29. This is the second expansion for the strategy title, and the main focus is all trade. There's going to be new trade and diplomacy features, and plenty of things...

Europa Universalis IV is getting its first expansion in

Conquest of Paradise
Dec 12
Get ready for some new features in Europa Universalis IV, Paradox's massive grand strategy game, because it's getting an expansion soon. Conquest of Paradise will focus on adding better mechanics for both sides of the conque...

Conquer Paradise in new DLC for Europa Universalis IV

Find the new World in this expansion due out in December
Nov 04
Despite having a slim grasp of history, Fraser Brown's review of Europa Universalis IV really intrigued me. In it, he says that Paradox has made this latest edition really user-friendly and approachable to "the grubby masses....

Review: Europa Universalis IV

Crushing peasants and building empires
Aug 26
I've just united Italy after over a century of bloody conflicts. From Doge of The Serene Republic of Venice to the first King of Italy -- it's quite the step up. Along the way, I've upset the gargantuan Holy Roman Empire, gon...

Crusader Kings collides with Europa Universalis

Lead your people from the Middle Ages into the Renaissance
Jul 30
Europa Universalis IV, one of my most anticipated releases of the year, is only a fortnight away. As we enter August, the final pre-order bonus has been revealed by Paradox Interactive, and it's a doozy: a free copy of Crusad...

Europa Universalis IV: Give Me That Old-Time Religion

Get the gods on your side
Jul 01
Europa Universalis IV is but a mere month away from release, but Paradox isn't finished with filling you in on the game's many nuances. In the latest dev diary, Project Lead Thomas Johansson describes the complex religious m...

Europa Universalis IV arrives August 13

Seize the reins of history
Jun 12
After spending two whole days playing Europa Universalis IV in Stockholm last month, Paradox's flagship grand strategy title has become one of my most anticipated upcoming games. The Swedish studio recently announced a ...

Europa Universalis IV: Rule, Britannia!

Building the British Empire in two days
May 31
Paradox Development Studios' grand strategy titles are not known for their multiplayer, but the Swedish developer is working hard to change this. Way back in cold January, I had the opportunity to spend a couple of hours with...

Europa Universalis wants your love

And will give you stuff for it
Apr 25
With Europa Universalis IV -- which is looking pretty groovy so far -- launching in Q3 of this year, Paradox Interactive are sending out a call to arms to fans of the series. Now, before you grab a pike or a musket (I know y...

Europa Universalis IV: The betrayal of Venice

A tale of greed, rebellion, and lost glory
Feb 14
A wee while ago, I was struggling through blizzards raging across Iceland to cover the Paradox Convention in Reykjavik, hence all the previews I've been drip feeding you over the last week or so. The greatest struggle didn't ...

Preview: Europa Universalis IV

King for an hour
Nov 07
If any grand strategy title is going to make me feel like a Machiavellian genius one minute, and a gibbering idiot who couldn't take care of a bank account -- let alone the economy of an entire nation -- the next, i...

Paradox unveils launch trailer for Europa Universalis IV

Sep 07
Paradox Interactive has released a launch trailer and some screenshots for its latest grand strategy game, Europa Universalis IV. It's been five years since the third installment in the series, and Paradox has definitel...

Paradox: Past, present, and future

Aug 11
The Paradox Development Studio has been keeping me ruling over peasants, fighting holy wars, and forging empires for over a decade. Their latest game, Crusader Kings II, was recently on Metacritic's "best games of 2012 s...

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