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Posted on Jan 23, 2007 in Games PR

PR: EU III Launches!

Armchair General

New York, USA (January 23, 2007) – Recognized global publisher Paradox Interactive announced today that their much awaited flagship title, Europa Universalis III, has shipped to stores in North America with Europe to follow.

Europa Universalis is rated E for Everyone by ESRB, 12+ by PEGI and 6 years by USK. The standard edition will retail for $39.99 and the Collectors edition for $49.99. T he game is also available on Gamer’s Gate.

"A decade of experience has culminated in a title that is our best game yet, said Fredrik Wester, Director of Sales & Acquisitions at Paradox Interactive."With this worldwide release we wish strategy gamers many months of exciting and challenging gameplay".

The epic PC strategy title spans over 300 years of history, which delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy.


* Players can enjoy over 300 years of game play by starting at ANY date between 1453 and 1789.
* Nation building is flexible: decide your own form of government, the structure of your society, trade politics and much more. The possibilities are endless.
* The great people and personalities of the past are on hand to support you. Take history in your hands and call personalities like Sir Isaac Newton, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or René Descartes to your court.
* A lush topographic map in full 3D allows for a rich and complete worldview, and contains more than 1700 provinces and sea zones.
* Lead any one of more than 250 countries that originally existed during the game’s extensive time span.
* Co-operative multiplayer mode allows several players to work together to control a single nation.
* Customize your game: Europa Universalis III gives you the chance to customize and mod practically anything your heart may desire. Join the constantly growing and incredibly talented Paradox modding community!

A demo of the game was recently released and links as well as screenshots can be found on .