Two New Europa Universalis Games

Europa Universalis III: Heir to the Throne is the title of a new expansion planned for release this December for Europa Universalis III, Paradox Interactive's RTS sequel, reports Big Download. Details on what it will offer are scant, but include a new system where "wars have specific goals from start to finish," more options for the Holy Roman Empire and Papacy, more dynamic pirates, and more. Big Download also has word on For The Glory: A Europa Universalis II Game, a new standalone game based on the previous installment in the series based on a Europa Universalis II user modification. For The Glory is due in November offering control of any of 180 countries to participate in historical scenarios set between 1419 and 1819. There are more details on Europa Universalis III: Heir to the Throne on the Paradox Interactive Forums (thanks dubfanatic):
Requested by the fans, Heir to the Throne is the third expansion to the preeminent historical strategy game Europa Universalis III. The expansion takes the hugely successful game beyond complete, with improvements across the board:

• Intriguing Casus Belli system, where wars have specific goals from start to finish.
• Monarchs now belong to dynasties, with far reaching effects on the diplomatic model.
• More involving and powerful Holy Roman Empire and Papacy options.
• Special diplomatic options for Republics.
• Set your National Focus in a province to enhance growth and strengthen your hold in the region.
• Permanent Terra Incognita removed and replaced with impassable regions.
• Cultural Tradition allows better advisors in the same way that Military Tradition allows better generals and admirals.
• Spheres of Influence simulate the Great Game of the major powers.
• More dynamic pirates. Issue letters of marque to plague the sea zones of rival nations.
• Monarchs need to uphold their legitimacy in the eyes of their subjects
• Many other additions and improvements.