Hearts of Iron 3 is the highly anticipated third installment of the grand strategy Hearts of Iron series. The Hearts of Iron series has been acclaimed as one of the largest and most detailed World War II strategy series. Set between 1936 and 1948, Hearts of Iron 3 follows this grand tradition. Players take control of a country, from major players like Russia or the United States to smaller nations like Costa Rica, and guide that country through World War II. Hearts of Iron III will feature a range of brand new features to satisfy veteran and novice players alike, including an enormous game map with more than 14,000 land and sea provinces.