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Hearts of Iron III

Fresh developer diary entry released.

NEW YORK – December 18th 2008 - Paradox Interactive has today released the latest developer diary entry for their upcoming PC title, Hearts of Iron III, written by Lead Developer Johan Andersson. In the new entry Johan writes about the naval combat;

“We have also scrapped the naval attachment system altogether and instead we have defined each individual technology to be upgradeable or not (surprisingly this is also fully modable). For ships, it means you can partially upgrade old ships. If you build a ship its main gun armament is fixed for all time; however its anti-aircraft batteries are very much upgradeable. We feel this system sets up the right blend of newer ships being better than older ships without the old ships simply being useless.”

To read the complete developer diary entry for Hearts of Iron III, please visit:

The next entry will be released in Mid-January following the conclusion of the Holiday season.

Hearts of Iron III is scheduled for release during the latter half of 2009.

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About Paradox Interactive

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy game stable, the company has 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 Penumbra: Black Plague, Supreme Ruler 2020, and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2 – The Fantasy Kingdom Sim.

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