Paradox Interactive is a Swedish video game developer based in Stockholm that is known for producing historical strategy computer games. It is also a video game publisher, publishing its own games as well as others through traditional retail channels as well as digital distribution services, such as GamersGate. The lead game programmer is Johan Andersson.
Paradox Interactive was previously, but is no longer, a division of Paradox Entertainment (IV), owners and developers of properties such as Conan the Barbarian as created by pulp author Robert Ervin Howard.
Fix Later: Europa Universalis DLC Leviathan released in such a poor state that it become the worst rated game on the Steam storefront.
Employee Discrimination: A 2021 employee survey conducted by two Swedish union groups uncovered a culture of bullying at the company. 44% of employees (approx 133 people) reported being mistreated. 69% of female employees (they make up 26% of total employed staff) were discriminated against based on gender and 33% of male employees said they did not feel safe at the company. Complaints made to HR went ignored.
This is not the Swedish subsidiary Paradox Development Studio (III), the U.S company Midway Studios: Los Angeles (II) or the RPG company Paradox Entertainment (IV).