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Paradox fans are desperate for the new grand strategy game to be Victoria 3
Paradox fans are desperate for the new grand strategy game to be Victoria 3
As you may remember, during Paradox Interactive’s recent Paradox Insider event, the company announced that a brand new grand strategy game was going to be announced during the annual PDXCon event in May.
Crusader Kings 2 subscription service offers all the DLC for £4 per month
Crusader Kings 2 subscription service offers all the DLC for £4 per month
If you wanted all the expansions and content packs for Crusader Kings 2, at MSRP you'd be paying over £200.
Victoria 2 cheats – the best cheats and console commands
Victoria 2 cheats – the best cheats and console commands
So, you want some Victoria 2 cheats? The cult classic grand strategy game is set during the 19th century, at a time of great change, of rising nationalism, social welfare, and a major shift towards democratic governments.
Stellaris’ espionage rework will let you run a network of Star Wars Bothan spies
Stellaris’ espionage rework will let you run a network of Star Wars Bothan spies
The Stellaris devs at Paradox Development Studio have been talking about the upcoming (and officially unannounced) 2.9 patch over the past couple of months, with more recent dev diaries looking at the upcoming revamp of espionage mechanics. Stellaris is an excellent grand strategy game, a pretty decent 4X game, and one of our favourite space games, but sneaking around and gathering intelligence on other space-faring races isn’t something it’s managed to really cover do well. At the start of December, we got a glimpse at the basic mechanics of gathering intel.
Crusader Kings 3 now lets you create your own character
Crusader Kings 3 now lets you create your own character
What’s the point of conquering medieval Europe if you can’t do it as yourself, your mate, a minor television celebrity e.g.
Best Crusader Kings 3 mods
Best Crusader Kings 3 mods
Six weeks after the release of Crusader Kings 3, and there are already over 1200 mods, tweaks, and more to download.
You can continue a Crusader Kings 3 world in Europa Universalis 4, then Victoria 2, then Hearts Of Iron 4
You can continue a Crusader Kings 3 world in Europa Universalis 4, then Victoria 2, then Hearts Of Iron 4
What to do when you’ve completed a Crusader Kings 3 campaign? You could start over as a new ruler in a new place, I suppose, but isn’t that negligent? A truly responsible leader would steer their nation through the middle ages, the Victorian era, and World War 2.
Crusader Kings 3's patch 1.1 culls excessive bastardisation and other AI quirks
Crusader Kings 3's patch 1.1 culls excessive bastardisation and other AI quirks
Medieval conquer ’em up Crusader Kings 3 will be pushing out a huge patch to fix all sorts of bugs and AI oddities.
Crusader Kings 3 is getting a huge fantasy mod inspired by Dragon Age and The Witcher
Crusader Kings 3 is getting a huge fantasy mod inspired by Dragon Age and The Witcher
One of the main reasons I’m not super into games like Crusader Kings 3 is that they’re based on proper history.
The official Crusader Kings 3 house motto awards
The official Crusader Kings 3 house motto awards
One of the strange things about Crusader Kings 3 is that the sheer size of the world means that even the mightiest empire will still operate in perhaps a quarter of the map at most.
I test the reigns down in Africa: A Crusader Kings 3 diary
I test the reigns down in Africa: A Crusader Kings 3 diary
If I hadn’t got in on Crusader Kings 2 shortly after it came out, I would have taken one look at its list of DLC (currently going for £184.65 on Steam, and that’s with a discount) and noped right the hell out.
Crusader Kings 3 hits Australian Steam today after ratings board trouble
Crusader Kings 3 hits Australian Steam today after ratings board trouble
Good news, Aussie pals. After some issues with the Australian ratings board, Crusader Kings 3 is now available to you on the Microsoft Store, and it’s coming to Steam later today.
Crusader Kings III: Getting kingdoms and empires easily
Crusader Kings III: Getting kingdoms and empires easily
There's a way to exploit the Abduction scheme in Crusader Kings III.
Crusader Kings 3 spymasters plotting to murder themselves and other fantastic, emergent oddities
Crusader Kings 3 spymasters plotting to murder themselves and other fantastic, emergent oddities
Crusader Kings 3  sounds absolutely lovely, but the harsh reality I’m currently facing is that I just won’t play it.
Crusader Kings III: Lifestyle focus, skills, traits, and education guide
Crusader Kings III: Lifestyle focus, skills, traits, and education guide
Here's our guide to help you manage your ruler's growth, Lifestyle focus, skills, perks, traits, and education in Crusader Kings III.
How fast can you die in Crusader Kings 3?
How fast can you die in Crusader Kings 3?
Yesterday, I dived into the magical world of themed Crusader Kings III playthroughs, with this sobering exploration of what a man’s life might look like if he cared for nothing except banging giants.
Rule Crusader Kings 3 as an immortal with this Vampire: The Masquerade mod
Rule Crusader Kings 3 as an immortal with this Vampire: The Masquerade mod
Blood is a powerful tool in the political maneuverings of medieval strategy game Crusader Kings 3, but it’s an even more vital resource when your ruler is an actual vampire.
Crusader Kings 3 is Now Available
Crusader Kings 3 is Now Available
Conquer the world with war, intrigue, deceit or subterfuge in the long-awaited grand strategy title.
I've already made an Estonian giant farm in Crusader Kings 3
I've already made an Estonian giant farm in Crusader Kings 3
High Chieftain Andyamo doesn’t ask for much in life.
Lock up your courtiers: Crusader Kings 3 is out now
Lock up your courtiers: Crusader Kings 3 is out now
Dynastic scheming and disgruntled courtier disposal simulator Crusader Kings 3 is finally out.
Crusader Kings III: Dynasty Legacies and Houses guide
Crusader Kings III: Dynasty Legacies and Houses guide
Crusader Kings III has a new feature related to houses, cadet branches, and dynasties.
Watch the Crusader Kings 3 developers kill their brother with a duck
Watch the Crusader Kings 3 developers kill their brother with a duck
The first stream of Crusader Kings 3 started with a classic moment last week.
Your king could lose his mind if you're too nice in Crusader Kings 3
Your king could lose his mind if you're too nice in Crusader Kings 3
As we draw closer to the release date of Crusader Kings 3 on September 1, Paradox has started a series of videos to get you up to speed with their grand strategy game.
Europa Universalis IV's new Emperor expansion and a free update both out now
Europa Universalis IV's new Emperor expansion and a free update both out now
The game that’s spawned more offspring than some actual emperors has popped out another.
Paradox set to sign collective agreement with unions
Paradox set to sign collective agreement with unions
Paradox Interactive, the makers of Crusader Kings and Stellaris, have announced the “impending completion” of a collective bargaining agreement with the labour unions for its employees in Sweden.
Hands-on preview: Crusader Kings 3 is the RPG that will suck you into grand strategy
Hands-on preview: Crusader Kings 3 is the RPG that will suck you into grand strategy
Crusader Kings 3 is coming on September 1st, and after having access to an early build for a few days, I’m seriously impatient to get back to scheming, disinheriting, and declaring myself the new pope.
Crusader Kings 3 will launch on September 1st
Crusader Kings 3 will launch on September 1st
Paradox Interactive today announced a release date for Crusader Kings III: September 1st.