Paradox board games are coming: Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, and more

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Paradox board games are coming: Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, and more

Paradox Interactive is developing and publishing board games based on four of their major game series: Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Hearts of Iron, and Cities: Skylines. Announced today at Paradox’s annual PDXCon event, the games will be developed by established designers in the board game space. The board games are designed to be thematically and mechanically inspired by their video game counterparts. Paradox spokespeople said that the games have been a long time coming, citing internal research that some 40% of their players actively play hobby board games, with 20% playing once a week or more. 

Crusader Kings 2 unveils Holy Fury DLC

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Crusader Kings 2 unveils Holy Fury DLC

"God or the Sword?" asks Crusader Kings 2's latest DLC. Named Holy Fury, it's one of the medieval grand strategy 'em up's most sophisticated expansions—this time drawing inspiration from the Northern Crusaders of Catholic Europe against their Pagan neighbours. 

Green Hell is a 'psychological survival simulator' set in the Amazon jungle

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Green Hell is a 'psychological survival simulator' set in the Amazon jungle

Green Hell is a first-person "psychological survival simulator" that sets players off in the depths of the Amazon rain forest, alone, (mostly) unequipped, and with no memory of how they got there. The only tool at hand is a radio, carrying an oddly familiar voice that helps guide you along your journey. Survival and escape is the name of the game, but of course it's not that simple.