today announced that their strategy game sequel Europa Universalis III
has shipped to stores in North America with Europe to follow. The standard edition will retail for $39.99 and the Collectors edition for $49.99. The game is also available on Gamer's Gate (press 'read more' for details). Powered by a new engine, Europa Universalis III features immense depth and historical content paired with challenging gameplay and replayability value. Players can enjoy over 300 years of gameplay by starting at any date between 1453 and 1789. Also, you can decide your own form of government, the structure of your society, trade politics and much more. The lush topographic map in full 3D allows for a rich and complete world view, and contains more than 1700 provinces and sea zones. Download the demo
, if you haven't done it yet.