Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game Release Date Set

Paradox Interactive has confirmed the release date for their next project under the “Europa Engine projects” label; Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game. The game will release on the 29th of March for download through all major digital download partners.

Developed by a team of experienced modders from the Paradox forum, Darkest Hour is a stand-alone Hearts of Iron II game featuring a mixture of short and in-depth campaigns set across the darkest chapters of the 20th century, from the outbreak of the Great War up to the onset of the Cold War. Darkest Hour will introduce a new artificial intelligence that is now able to react to hundreds of different situations simultaneously, along with a dynamic diplomatic system that will allow the player to have a real impact on the course of history.

Main Features:
- Play different campaigns from the onset of the Great War to the outbreak of the Cold War
- Brand new game map redesigned for improved detail on both a strategic and tactical level
- Unprecedented diplomatic system that gives the player a real impact on the course of events
- New artificial intelligence system that is now able to react to hundreds of different situations simultaneously

Title: Darkest Hour
Genre: Grand Strategy
Platform: Online
Developer: Martin Ivanov
Publisher: Paradox Interactive
US SRP: $9.99 / €9.99 / £7.99
US Release date: March, 29th 2011
System Requirements: Windows 98/ ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7, Pentium III 800 MHz 128 MB
RAM,   1 GB Free Hard Drive Space, 4 MB DirectX-compatible Video Card, DirectX-compatible
Sound Card, DirectX 9.0 or Higher
MULTIPLAYER UP TO 32 – PLAYERS

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