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Dungeonland taking pre-orders ahead of launch this month


3:00 PM on 01.09.2013



Critical Studio and Paradox Interactive are now accepting pre-orders for their cooperative hack'n'slash Dungeonland. Taking on hordes of monsters with a solid team should prove to be fun, but it's the role of the Dungeon Maestro, the player who attempts to thwart the heroes, that I'm most interested in.

As a bonus for chipping in $9.99 before the game releases on January 22, 2013 across various digital distribution outlets, you'll receive the Grimoire Pack. This contains five spells, three traits, and another possession ability for the Dungeon Maestro. And, strangely enough, five extra achievements. I don't recall ever seeing that as a pre-purchase bonus.








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4:30 PM on 11.12.2013
Dungeonland becomes free to play

Critical Studio and Paradox Interactive have tweaked the action-RPG Dungeonland to support a free-to-play model, opening access to portions of the game. The DM Tower stage is now unlocked for regular play and the DM Mode in w...more



2:30 PM on 03.04.2013
These Dungeonland class videos show off the game's humor

Dungeonland, the ARPG-ish dungeon crawler, has quite a lot going for it. Chris came away quite surprised with the game, despite hearing some mediocre things beforehand. A large part of the game's charm has been the humo...more



8:00 PM on 02.04.2013
Review: Dungeonland

Truly, I had no expectations going into Dungeonland. In fact, I opted to test it out solely because of my profuse love for action RPGs.I had heard through the grapevine that it was a "hardcore" action RPG that was completely lacking in story, and instead, played out entirely through repeating randomly spawned dungeons, similar to a rogue-like. I was very, very surprised by the results.more



4:00 PM on 07.30.2012
Preview: Dungeonland makes evil feel so good

An amalgamation of dungeon crawlers and strategy titles, Dungeonland is definitely not the type of game you see often. On one end, it's a hack-and-slash, class-based dungeon crawler, almost reminiscent of Diablo. From the oth...more



11:30 AM on 06.08.2012
E3: Magicka + Diablo + Disneyland = Dungeonland

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12:48 PM on 06.05.2012
Four things you might like to know about Dungeonland

Dungeonland is Paradox and Critical Studios' new co-operative dungeon crawler. In this quick "Developer Snapshot," game designer Mark Venturelli describes some of the key aspects of the title such as the role of the Dungeon ...more



6:30 PM on 03.13.2012
Preview: Dungeonland has cute art and delicious violence

During GDC I had a chance to spend some time over at Paradox Interactive's loft apartment, hanging out with various developers of upcoming downloadable PC/Mac games. One of the games that impressed me quite a bit despite its ...more




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