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Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game

The darkest hour occurs on March 29. Also, a trailer!

NEW YORK - February 24th, 2011 – Paradox Interactive has today confirmed release date for their next project under the “Europa Engine projects” label; Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game. The game will release on the 29th of March for download through all major digital download partners.

Developed by a team of experienced modders from the Paradox forum, Darkest Hour is a stand-alone Hearts of Iron II game featuring a mixture of short and in-depth campaigns set across the darkest chapters of the 20th century, from the outbreak of the Great War up to the onset of the Cold War. Darkest Hour will introduce a new artificial intelligence that is now able to react to hundreds of different situations simultaneously, along with a dynamic diplomatic system that will allow the player to have a real impact on the course of history.

View the trailer here:


Read the extensive dev diary series here:


Main Features:

- Play different campaigns from the onset of the Great War to the outbreak of the Cold War

- Brand new game map redesigned for improved detail on both a strategic and tactical level

- Unprecedented diplomatic system that gives the player a real impact on the course of events

- New artificial intelligence system that is now able to react to hundreds of different situations simultaneously

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