Hearts of Iron IV Summary
One of the climaxes to World War II was the United States dropping a pair of nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A new developer diary in the Paradox Interactive forumshow to employ the doomsday weapons in the upcoming strategy game Hearts of Iron IV.
GDC is this week! While that mostly means a bunch of industry professionals attending talks about engineering, marketing, and game design, there are some companies which take advantage of the occasion to make product announcements and hype their wares. Companies like Paradox Interactive!
Paradox Interactive's next grand strategy title is Hearts of Iron 4, which sets you loose in the tense global climate of the late 1930s, and tasks you with guiding your nation to supremacy without being blown up by Germany.
That's not as easy as it sounds, of course. A new video from the studio showcases a potential ahistorical outcome to a grand campaign, in which the UK is invaded by the German Reich after a failed invasion of Norway.
It's the last day of the month and here'sfor soon-to-be-revealed Project Augustus. We're told this is "a project we've always dreamt about doing," and not just for the internal devs.
Some have noted that Paradox has expressed a desire to boldly go to man's final frontier before, i.e. space. Could this be a grand strategy set among the stars? If so, what shape would it take? Real-time or turn-based?
Two more teasers fornew IP in the works, which currently hides behind the name of Project Augustus. revealed Henrik Fåhraeus (Crusader Kings, Hearts of Iron) as Game Director.
Today's says that "Elections and Technological Development" are important elements to the game. It's most definitely grand strategy material, but it sounds as if things could be moving away from a Roman era?