War of the Roses pre-order details sally forth

Pre-orders for Fatshark's bloody medieval brawler, War of the Roses, are now open, publisher Paradox Interactive has announced. There are two special editions up for pre-order, the House of York Deluxe Edition and the House of Lancaster Deluxe Edition. Each comes packing several faction-specific bonuses, including a plate cuirass, royal helm, charge, sword and crest. Both editions also include the soundtrack.

The House of York Deluxe Edition is available from a number of download services, including GameStop, Green Man Gaming, GamersGate and more. The House of Lancaster Deluxe Edition, on the other hand, is available only on Steam. A pre-order for either edition will set you back $30. War of the Roses will take to the field of battle on October 2.

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War of the Roses Now Taking Pre-Orders from Brave Knights
Special Deals Available for Loyal Vassals



NEW YORK - August 21, 2012 - Paradox Interactive has decreed that pre-orders shall now be accepted for War of the Roses, the upcoming medieval squad-based combat title developed by Fatshark. Every knight loyal enough to purchase their copies in advance will be rewarded with delightful bonuses by the noble publisher. A new trailer has been released to celebrate this occasion, featuring the two factions of War of the Roses charging towards their favorite stores and trampling any who dare stand between them and the game.

Find out more about the pre-order here: waroftherosesthegame.com/buy

A new website has also been published for War of the Roses, available at waroftherosesthegame.com , where gamers can get a glimpse of all of the medieval mayhem waiting for them when the game launches. Screenshots and trailers aplenty can be viewed as many times as it takes to temporarily sate one's blood-lust, plus visitors can join the forums to discuss the best methods for separating a knight from his horse. There is even a leaderboard on the website, waiting to be filled with the names of the Internet's hardiest warriors.

Watch the new trailer here:

View the video at http://youtu.be/Om-6khGD7jY

To learn more about War of the Roses, visit the new website, or see Paradox Interactive at www.paradoxplaza.com .

About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global publisher of PC-based strategy games. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes firmly established PC franchises such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Hearts of Iron and Magicka.

2012-2013 will be Paradox Interactive's most ambitious line-up of titles to date with such anticipated releases as War of the Roses, Starvoid, A Game of Dwarves, The Showdown Effect, Dungeonland and Europa Universalis IV. It is also expanding its presence in the free-to-play arena with upcoming games such as Salem: The Crafting MMO.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.