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Magicka: Wizard Wars  



Magicka: Wizard Wars hits open beta & you should play it


5:30 PM on 05.27.2014



I am not into MOBAs, but I have had a blast every time I've played Magicka: Wizard Wars. Probably because you could murder sheep into a blood cloud and people didn't yell obscenities at me. And because Magicka is fun and surprisingly suited to the genre. 

And even if you don't like MOBAs, the straight up Duel Mode is great. Plus, it's free and the above trailer nails the game's welcomed, humorous tone. Like pressing the confetti button while you spectate duels.








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12:00 PM on 02.05.2014
Paradox on how to do free-to-play the right way

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6:30 PM on 01.24.2014
Casting magic spells in Magicka: Wizard War's new mode

Magicka: Wizard Wars has been available through Steam's Early Access program since October and it's been seeing updates at least once a week. Updates ranging from small bug fixes, to big new additions. A lot of these updates...more



12:30 PM on 10.15.2013
Magicka: Wizard Wars on Steam Early Access today

We've seen footage of Magicka: Wizard Wars previously, and some have been playing the alpha for the competitive multiplayer take on the 2011 element-combining "cooperative" adventure. Today, the Early Access version is avail...more



10:00 PM on 07.18.2013
First-look footage of Magicka: Wizard Wars

Paradox North's team-based, player-versus-player game Magicka: Wizard Wars has shown itself off previously, but never in motion like this. The real-time spellcasting of Magicka was already deadly in so-called "cooperative" p...more



9:30 AM on 05.15.2013
First screens for Magicka: Wizard Wars revealed

It seems as if we haven't heard from the folks at Paradox North about Magicka: Wizard Wars for ages, but here we are with fresh screenshots, showing off the game in action. Set to combine the humor of the Magicka franchise wi...more



11:30 AM on 03.25.2013
Magicka: Wizard Wars combines PvP with men in dresses

No game of Magicka is complete without a ruined friendship or two. Fellow wizards have a way of getting in between monsters and fatal spells, and it's always their fault, never yours. The latest iteration of the Magicka seri...more




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