Victoria 2: Heart of Darkness due next month

By Brenna Hillier, Thursday, 7 February 2013 22:26 GMT

Paradox Interactive has announced a new expansion for historical sim Victoria 2. Heart of Darkness follows the British Empire’s expansion into Africa and its clash with rival powers on foreign soil. The expansion is due in March and introduces a colonisation system; better naval warfare with more kinds of ships; International Crises requiring Great Powers to respond to the grievances of smaller nations; and a newspaper system with more than 60 publications to choose from, each with varying degrees of usefulness. See a few screens through the break.

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Victoria 2: Heart Of Darkness

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