War of the Roses Closed Beta Begins and Trailer

Medieval warfare title gets 100,000+ beta sign-ups, announces pre-order date
At gamescom 2012, Paradox Interactive announced the start of the closed beta for their action melee combat title War of the Roses - thus far, over 100,000 gamers have added their names to the beta roster. Furthermore, Paradox Interactive revealed that players will be able to reserve their copies on August 20th, 2012.
A new behind-the-scenes development video has also been released for War of the Roses, featuring more of the team's painstaking research into the history surrounding this brutal battle.