has announced their lineup for E3 this year which includes King Arthur II (PC), Sword of the Stars II: Lords of Winter (PC), Crusader Kings II (PC), and Defenders of Ardania (PC, consoles, and iPad). On top of that, the developers of Magicka will also be on-hand to discuss future plans for the franchise as well as showcase the upcoming PVP feature. Read on for more information on the games that will be present.
Paradox Interactive Announces E3 Lineup
Dragons, Aliens, and Kings Making Their Way to L.A.
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NEW YORK, May 10th, 2011
– Paradox Interactive today announced its line-up for this year's E3 Expo in Los Angeles. The publisher will be showing King Arthur II, Crusader Kings II, Sword of the Stars II: Lords of Winter, and Defenders of Ardania to attendees at their booth.
The developers of Magicka will also be present at E3 to tell their tale and discuss future plans for the franchise and showcase the upcoming PVP feature.
Yes, secrets will be revealed for all the games and yes, they will be awesome.
Stop by West Exhibit Hall, Booth 4032, to experience spells, serfs, swords, and scepters.
Paradox Interactive E3 line-up:
King Arthur II (PC, Role-playing Wargame)
This fantasy/role-playing RTS returns in a sequel long after young Arthur pulled the enchanted sword out of the stone, gathered the Knights of the Round Table and secured peace in Camelot aided with the might of the Holy Grail. Where legends normally end, King Arthur II begins on its own gruesome tale...
King Arthur II is scheduled for released in Q3, 2011
Sword of the Stars II: Lords of Winter (PC: 4X Strategy)
Sword of the Stars II: Lords of Winter is the next full game in the hit 4X-styled Sword of the Stars franchise. The continuing storyline will reveal dark secrets of the ancient force responsible for tampering with the races in the original Sword of the Stars.
Sword of the Stars II: Lords of Winter is scheduled for released in Q3, 2011
Crusader Kings II (PC, Strategy, RPG)
Europe is in turmoil. The lands are fragmented into fiefs, the emperor struggles with the Pope, and the Holy Father declares that all those who go to liberate the Holy Land will be freed of their sins. Now is the time for greatness. Increase your lands and fill your coffers. Appoint vassals, battle traitors and introduce laws while interacting with hundreds of nobles to create the most powerful realm in medieval Europe.
Crusader Kings II will be available Q1, 2012
Defenders of Ardania (PC, console, iPad: Tower defense, Fantasy)
Defenders of Ardania is a next-generation tower defense game with a twist. Besides the addictive core mechanics of placing towers to stop advancing enemy units, Defenders of Ardania also allows players to take on the role of the attackers seeking to conquer the enemy base.
Defenders of Ardania is scheduled for release Q3, 2011
Magicka (PC, Action/Adventure)
Magicka is a satirical action-adventure game set in a rich fantasy world based on Norse mythology. The player assumes the role of a wizard from a sacred order tasked with stopping an evil sorcerer who has thrown the world into turmoil. In Magicka, up to four players take on a grand adventure to save their world from certain doom using a fully dynamic spell system.