Paradox and Deep Silver Join Forces
Stockholm, December 21, 2005 - Paradox Interactive, a leading publisher and developer of critically acclaimed PC strategy titles, revealed today the latest additions to their 2006 portfolio. The company is proud to announce that they will be publishing the North American release of two titles from pan-European publisher Deep Silver.

First up is Rush for Berlin, a World War II real-time strategy game developed by Stormregion, who gained worldwide acclaim for their Codename: Panzers series. The title is scheduled for release in Q2 2006.

The second title, Heart of Empire: Rome, is a strategy and simulation game set in ancient Rome. Developed by Deep Red, who is currently developing Tycoon City: New York, Heart of Empire: Rome is also set for release in Q2 2006.

"This deal will not only enable us to supply the North American market with two great strategy titles created by two outstanding developers, but also strengthen our cooperation with one of Europe’s leading publishing houses," said Fredrik W. Lindgren, Director of Publishing at Paradox Interactive.

Paul Nicholls, International Sales Director of Deep Silver said, "Paradox Interactive knows the strategy market in North America and we are very excited about providing this opportunity for the North American gaming community to enjoy these titles".

Paradox Interactive is signing up a number of titles for their 2006 portfolio, all of which will be announced in the coming months.

For more information on Rush for Berlin, please visit: Rush for Berlin website or contact Paradox Interactive at

About Paradox Interactive
Paradox Interactive has been a leading publisher and developer of strategy games for the PC platform since 1999. Well-known for their niche titles, the company's distribution network and followers span the globe. Paradox's experienced team has completed more than 16 titles, including such best-selling games as the Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron franchises. Their latest worldwide PC release was DIPLOMACY, the game of international intrigue.

About Deep Silver
Deep Silver is the games publishing division of Koch Media. The label launched in 2003 with a policy of recruiting passionate gamers to work closely with international developers and publishers to bring groundbreaking and creative projects to market. Deep Silver firmly established itself in 2004 with the award-winning X²: The Threat and the innovatively quirky Singles: Flirt Up Your Life. The creatively twisted American McGee’s Scrapland headed Deep Silver’s launch onto consoles in 2005, followed by key brands Singles 2: Triple Trouble, Earth 2160 and X³: Reunion. The coming year promises even more ground-breaking titles with the signing of Paraworld and Anno 1701 as well as the console launch of X³: Reunion. For more information on Deep Silver and their upcoming products, visit
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Game: Rush for Berlin (PC)