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Armchair General: Crusader Kings Preview (from E3 2011)

"The Old World is yours to conquer, or at least will be early next year."

Cheat Code CC: Crusader Kings II Preview @ E3 2011

If you're looking for a deep strategy game seeped in Medieval history, Crusader Kings II is by far your best option. It provides an incredibly detailed set of decisions and consequences, yet remains very tied to the history of the era. Fans of all things Medieval should definitely pick this one up when it...

Game Spot: Crusader Kings II Preview (from E3 2011) - A first look

"The upcoming strategy sequel will expand on the original game's themes of Old World conquest and courtly intrigue with tons of new features, including plenty of enhancements requested by fans, as well as new additions intended to make this deep game more accessible to new players."

Gaming Excellence: Crusader Kings II Preview @ E3 2011

“Every character has an opinion about you, every character can have an effect on how well you rule. Strategy buffs have a lot to look forward to here, so expect to see it come January.”

Game Trailers: Crusader Kings II Preview @ E3 2011

“Take a closer look at the E3 2011 demo and updates to the gameplay with commentary by Producer Johan Andersson!"

Game On: Crusader Kings II Preview @ E3 2011

” ...take the time to appreciate a genre that is both rewarding, challenging and, most importantly, a breath of fresh air in gaming today.

Games Radar: Crusader Kings II Preview @ E3 2011

“Try as we might, it’s really difficult to describe a game as extensive as Crusader Kings II. It’s massive scope and unapologetic complexity is sure to please the more die-hard PC strategy enthusiasts out there.”

RTS Guru: Crusader Kings II Preview @ E3 2011

”Crusader Kings II definitely brings a lot more RPG aspects to the table than you’d expect to find in a typical historical strategy game. I don’t normally get too excited too much about historical strategy games, but Crusader Kings II brings a bit more than most.”

Softpedia: Crusader Kings II Preview @ E3 2011

“I admit I might be a little biased when talking about Crusader Kings II and the look I got at the strategy game at the E3 trade show, at the Paradox Interactive stand, because I have loved the games that this company creates, from Europa Universalis to Hearts of Iron.”

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The Reticle: Crusader Kings II Preview @ E3 2011

"This is a very impressive performance from Paradox, these guys are a core part of PC market and to see such an exciting line up of games really bodes well for the future."

Thumb Culture: Crusader Kings II Preview @ E3 2011

"We had a great start to E3 along with Paradox Interactive."

Bit Gamer: Crusader Kings II Preview (from Paradox Interactive Conference 2011)

“…this perfectly illustrates the appeal of Crusader Kings 2 – that much of the risk isn’t based merely on tactical know-how or the number of knights you’ve got on your lawn. Instead, it’s based on the personality of your enemies and the flow of diplomacy. Social strategies are a lot harder to predict, more nuanced and – dare we say –...

Gamers With Jobs: Crusader Kings II Preview (from Paradox Interactive Conference 2011)

“I'm ready to pre-order before our session ends. But what have I actually seen? A few info panels, some tooltips, and the map. I know little about this game beyond the intentions of the people making it, and yet that's enough to leave me feeling positive.”

Strategy Informer: Crusader Kings II Preview (from Paradox Interactive Conference 2011)

"It's a very subtle twist on the grand-strategy genre that Paradox is so famous for, and we're certainly looking forward to it."

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