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Hearts of Iron III

Latest developer diary entry covers intelligence, diplomacy, convoys and political parties.

NEW YORK - Nov. 19, 2008

Paradox Interactive today unveiled the newest developer diary entry from Johan Andersson, Lead Developer on Hearts of Iron 3, on Mr. Andersson’s posting breeches the subjects of intelligence, diplomacy, convoys, and the addition of political parties to HoI3.

Johan writes, “Although Hearts of Iron 3 is a war game and our main focus is on the war aspect, we felt we could not neglect the home front - in particular, politics. We felt that the Hearts of Iron 2 event-heavy system didn’t do quite what we wanted due to its static nature, which made it harder to react to changing situations. So we aimed to set up a system that was more dynamic in nature, but also wasn’t so detailed you had to spend more time on your internal politics than you did fighting wars.”

To read the complete developer diary entry for Hearts of Iron 3, please visit: New entries will be posted on Giant Realm every Wednesday.

Hearts of Iron 3 is scheduled for release during the latter half of 2009.

About Paradox Interactive

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy stable, the company holds 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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