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2014-06-19
STOCKHOLM — May 27, 2014 — Paradox Interactive and Paradox North today began the Open Beta phase for Magicka: Wizard Wars, the spellcasting action player-vs-player (PvP) game where misspelling is deadly. As of today, anybody can download and play Magicka: Wizard Wars and try their hand at the elementary arcane arts in 4-on-4 combat and 1-on1 duels. The entire world is now invited to...
2013-11-08
So, it's been a busy few weeks for all things "Magicka", chances are your fireball finger is getting a bit tired and your life element just isn't doing what it used to? We have you covered! Rather than go through all the effort of making trolls and goblins explode, you can casually swipe through you favourite e-reader and read about the Magickal quest for the mythical "...
2013-03-25
NEW YORK — March 25, 2013 — Paradox Interactive, a publisher of games and a manufacturer of flammable nightwear, today unveiled the existence of Magicka: Wizard Wars, a player-versus-player (PvP)-focused multiplayer game based on their celebrated slapstick sorcery franchise. Magicka: Wizard Wars, a team-based, fast-paced, two-faced, post-haste, four-on-four twitch action-PvP title,...
2013-02-05
NEW YORK — February 5, 2013 — Paradox Interactive, a publisher of games and an advocate of robe-wearing, today announced the forthcoming release of Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet for iPad and Android tablets. The new title brings the franchise’s innovative and ridiculous gameplay to tablet devices in an all-new adventure, featuring everything that made Magicka a smash hit...
2013-01-17
  NEW YORK — January 17, 2013 — Paradox Interactive would like to wish Magicka a very happy birthday, as the game reaches the two-year anniversary of its release. Unfortunately, theMagicka wizards attempted to light their own candles on the cake, and as punishment for the resulting damage to the Paradox offices, the publisher is giving Magicka’...
2012-10-29
Untitled Document  Deep under Castle Aldrheim lies Grimnir’s laboratory, a secret long kept from all Wizards of the order. A crazy-random happenstance during recent “cellar activity” has caused the wizards to discover this long lost lab and all its horrors!Fight against 16 waves of monstrous foes on an all new map. Experience a new twist on the traditional challenge...
2012-10-11
NEW YORK — October 11, 2012 — Paradox Interactive and Pieces Interactive have an all-new challenge for spelling champions everywhere, and has today released a new DLC pack for Magicka, the award-wanting action-RPG series. Magicka: Dungeons & Daemons includes an epic new dungeon-based tale to be played in single-player or co-op modes, with new monsters and...
2012-08-09
NEW YORK —August 9 — Paradox Interactive have good news and bad news. The good news is that an all-new DLC pack, entitled Magicka WOOT, has been released , adding lots of new maps, items, and spells to the Magicka pantheon. The bad news is that the guy in charge of collecting money won’t leave the TV because apparently there’s a major sport event on, so Paradox has no...
2012-07-24
SWEDEN - July 24, 2012 - A new class of Wizards are in town and by the looks of it, they mean business! They dress funny and one of them looks like he's actually on fire. They're unloading strange trunks filled with odd contraptions and instruments. We'll see what they have up their sleeves...Magicka: Mega-Vllian RobesBehind every missing wizard, behind every village pillaged...
2012-07-12
 SWEDEN — July 12, 2012 — Paradox Interactive, Arrowhead Game Studios and the colorfully robed wizards of Magicka would like to apologize to their fans for being unable to attend this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego. The wizards found themselves unexpectedly tied up, unable to reach the convention after a run-in with some colleagues from The Other Side of the...
2012-06-20
 NEW YORK – June 19, 2012 – How can acting bad be so wrong when it feels so right? Paradox Interactive today announced that kinda-co-op-but-mostly-I-killed-you-on-purpose title Magicka has received its latest DLC adventure. To celebrate that being bad feels so good, watch the release trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tuC2wFbvVk&hd=1 Entitled The...
2012-05-30
NEW YORK — May 29, 2012 — Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Game Studios have begun to realize that Magicka, their award-deserving four-player spell-em-up, presents several opportunities for in-game malice. While Magicka is ostensibly a co-op title, there are plenty of players out there who have realized that not every death at the hands of their fellow wizards is necessarily...
2012-01-27
 NEW YORK – January 27, 2012 – Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Game Studios today announced that smash hit indie game Magicka has reached the one year mark and that the core game has sold 1.3 million copies to date, proving that obliteration of your friends by “accidental” typos is more fun than a lightning bolt to the face. That is, unless it’s a...
2011-12-14
Over the year of '11, Magicka has recieved several honours and nominations. We are proud to present them below: Magicka is elected as one of the Best PC games of 2011 by PCGZine   Magicka is one of Amazon's top ten bestselling games 2011   IGN Best Games 2011 – Magicka nominated for Best Action Game on PCSee here: http://uk.ign.com/wikis/best-of-...
2011-11-30
NEW YORK — November 30, 2011 — Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Studios have completed their unholy rituals of coding and debugging, and the terrifying new expansion to Magicka has been awakened and unleashed upon the masses.  Entitled Magicka: The Stars are Left, Paradox and Arrowhead have lovingly crafted a Lovecraftian horror-mystery campaign that will send players into...
2011-11-23
 NEW YORK – November 23, 2011 – Paradox Interactive have today released compilation collections for three of their most popular franchises, Magicka Collection, Hearts of Iron III Collection and Cities in Motion Collection. Magicka CollectionAcclaimed by critics and gamers alike, Magicka Collection brings together the complete Magicka experience in one unbelievable package!...
2011-11-17
 Magicka is free to play from November 17th until November 20th 1 PM PST. Tour Midgard, blow up your friends and save the world for free! That's not all, Magicka and the Magicka Collection will be 75% off until  November 21st!The Magicka Collection Includes: MagickaThe Final FrontierFrozen LakeThe Gamer BundleMarshlandsNipponParty RobesThe WatchtowerVietnamThe Wizards...
2011-11-16
 NEW YORK – November 16, 2011 – In anticipation of Magicka’s upcoming Lovecraft-inspired campaign, Magicka: The Stars are Left, the Great Old Ones today announced that the popular co-op action/adventure game has recieved a huge tech overhaul for the game engine itself and game balance improvements.  Any players who have purchased Magicka will receive, at no charge...
2011-11-06
 NEW YORK – November 2, 2011 – Paradox Interactive have today announced compilation collections for three of their most popular franchises, all set to release on PC on November 22nd.Magicka Collection has a recommended retail price of $19.99/€19.99, Hearts of Iron III Collection $29.99/€29.99 and Cities in Motion Collection $39.99/€39.99  Magicka...
2011-10-27
NEW YORK — October 27, 2011 — Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Studios have exciting news for Magicka fans, straight from the Inn’s Mouth: Everybody’s favorite magical multiplayer massacre is taking on an all-new adventure in Magicka: The Stars are Left. Designed for players who love to craft the hundreds of different spells available in Magicka, this new campaign will...