Is that Europa in your hand or are you happy to see me?

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If you like playing strategy games and want to be able to do it in a meeting while pretending to work than you may want to check out Europa Universalis II which is being developed for Microsoft's PocketPC platform. The game is your typical empire building game and spans the period of 1419-1820 and games will get the opportunity to try and lead their nation of choice to world supremacy. You'll get to deal with all of the fun things of running an empire like religous battles, wars, and the ever popular foreign policy. More info on the game can be found at the official website
When Europa Universalis II was released in 2001 it conquered the world and became a global bestseller. Paradox Interactive is now working with Pocket PC Studios to adapt the critically acclaimed title to handheld platforms like Palm OS, Nintendo DS and Windows CE.

"Europa Universalis II is one of our most appreciated titles. As a leading force in the pocket PC entertainment business, Pocket PC Studios are the perfect partners to continue its legacy on a new platform. This additional accessibility is something that will suit the current fan base as well as attract new curious gamers", says Fredrik Lindgren, VP of Sales and Marketing at Paradox Interactive.

"This is a fantastic opportunity for Pocket PC Studios and Paradox Interactive to bring this phenomenal title to mobile gamers", adds Becky Moore, Director of Business Development at Pocket PC Studios. "Europa Universalis II will be the mobile game to have in 2005."

Europa Universalis II spans more than 400 years (1419-1820) with players trying to lead the nation of their choice, to world supremacy. By guiding domestic and foreign policies, engaging in religious struggles and setting up expeditions to lay claim to the New World, the player will lead its nation to prosperity.

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About Paradox Interactive
Paradox Interactive has since 1999 been a leading developer and publisher of strategy games for the PC platform. Well renowned in their niche of strategy games, the company's distribution network and followers span the globe. Paradox's experienced team has worked on more than 16 titles, including such best-selling games as Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings and Hearts of Iron.

About Pocket PC Studios
Pocket PC Studios is a leading publisher and developer of interactive entertainment titles for the Windows Powered Pocket PC, Smartphone, Palm OS, Symbian and Nintendo DS platforms. These titles include the highly regarded Warlords II - Pocket PC Edition, Baseball Today and Defiance: Final Strike. Pocket PC Studios offers consumer software for Windows Powered Pocket PC, Smartphone, Palm OS and Symbian devices through their web site:
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