A few years back, seeing a game was published by Paradox meant you could be sure it was going to be something like March Of The Eagles – a hardcore-looking RTS, more map than bump mapping. The Napoleonic warmongering follows a decade of the era, from 1805 to 1815 (see how I didn’t do a lame “ten minutes!” joke – that’s how you know I love you), and is shown off in a new trailer.
I say “shown off” – it’s close-ups of a map. Because that’s what these games are, right? Right? I’ve no idea. They look so far from anything I’d want to deliberately spend my time playing that it may as well be close-ups of tax forms. Fortunately you’re not as big of a weedy wimp as me, and you see: WAR-BASED POTENTIAL.
Alongside the sorts of strategic complexity you’d expect from the single-player game, Paradox Plaza also promise 32 player multiplayer. It’s due out at some point in the first quarter of next year.