Combat Mission: Shock Force thunders into European stores
Stockholm, Sweden (July 27, 2007) – Paradox Interactive announced today that the much-awaited tactical military combat simulation - Combat Mission: Shock Force is available in European stores and for digital download on GamersGate.

Combat Mission: Shock Force is the latest and most advanced installment in the critically acclaimed Combat Mission series and has been eagerly anticipated by fans during its 3 years in the making.

"Combat Mission: Shock Force is already being referred to as the best in its genre by critics and we look forward to the reactions from strategy gamers all over the world as this game hits stores worldwide", said Fredrik Wester, Executive Vice President for Paradox Interactive.

Combat Mission: Shock Force depicts a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. Players will play a highly story driven semi-dynamic Campaign from the US perspective. A highly accurate environment, playable in real time or turn based, and the intuitive Scenario Editor work to give players an authentic modern ground warfare experience.

"We've worked very closely with former and current military personnel to achieve the high degree of realism in the game and the scenario editor alone should add years to a game that is bringing wargaming to a whole new level" said Steve Grammont, one of the two Founders of

Combat Mission: Shock Force has been rated 12+ by Pegi and 16 by USK. The game will retail for €39.99

About Paradox Interactive
Paradox Interactive has been a leading publisher and developer of strategy games for the PC platform since 1999. Well-known worldwide for their strategy titles, the company has a particularly strong presence in Europe and the US. The steadily growing publishing portfolio includes in-house developed titles such as critically acclaimed franchises Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron; as well as third party titles that include Rush for Berlin in North America, Galactic Civilizations II in Europe and upcoming worldwide release of Combat Mission: Shock Force.

The experienced development team has just released Europa Universalis III, which has won numerous awards worldwide. Visit for more information.

About is an independent developer and online publisher of Superior War and Strategy Games, and home to one of the largest and fastest growing wargaming communities on the net. The current portfolio of games sold via and through other publishers includes a lot of award-winning titles, such as the Combat Mission series, Strategic Command, TacOps (a commercial version of the official US Army training tool), the tank simulation T-72:Balkans on Fire, the air combat strategy game Down in Flames, and the "realistic" Sci-Fi mechanized combat online game DropTeam. Upcoming titles from Battlefront include Theatre of War by 1C Company, Histwar: Les Grognards and of course the new Combat Mission flagship game Shock Force. Find out more at and join the online community!
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