Pontus Olofsson works as an artist at Paradox Interactive, where he most recently did some stuff for Magicka: Wizard Wars.
Arrowhead Game Studios' 2010 action-adventure Magicka was memorable not only for its unique spellcasting system, but also for the hilarious accidental deaths caused by said spellcasting system. Now that Magicka: Wizard Wars exists, there should be a lot more of that coming.
As promised last month, Paradox Interactive and mobile developer Ludosity have teamed up to deliver a little cross-platform Magicka mayhem for the iPhone and Android. Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet is nowhere near as deep and destructively satisfying as its PC inspiration, but it's got the right idea. the…
One of PC gaming's finest co-op experiences is coming to a rectangular productivity-enhancing device near you. How many times will you "accidentally" kill your friends in Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet?
In today's magically delicious episode of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Chris P. Bacon claims that while not one video game has portrayed magic perfectly, several have come close. He should know. He is a wizard.
PC specialists Paradox unveiled three new games at GDC yesterday. One is The Showdown Effect, which if you can make it past the intro in the trailer above unfurls into something that looks like Worms and Quake III had a tiny, split-screen baby.
Goodbye, Vietnam. Paradox Interactive's acclaimed and comical multiplayer wizard computer game will be getting an expansion called The Stars Are Left. It will pit up to four players against monsters in "a horror-mystery inspired byt he Cthullhu Mythos." So says the PC-gaming champions at Paradox. They say that the…
There's a new piece of downloadable content for PC co-op shooter (spellcaster?) Magicka called the "Gamer Bundle". Normally I don't look twice at a pack offering mere player skins, but these are no mere player skins.
The all wizard, all the time PC game Magicka got its promised dose of all-new player-versus-player combat this week, an event that demanded this trailer that demands your attention for its smart use of absolutely no gameplay whatsoever.
Up until now, Magicka has been a pretty friendly game, but that's all about to change. On June 21, everybody dies when player-versus-player comes to town.
Paradox Interactive drops a dollar's worth of downloadable content today with Magicka: Nippon, three Japanese-flavored items (and a Team Fortress 2 Demoman cowl!) to aid your wizard's quest, with 50 percent of revenue going towards the Japan Relief Support program.
Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Game Studios have put an April 14 date on the downloadable content no one saw coming, celebrating the impending release of Magicka: Vietnam with the screenshots everyone will want to see.
Bewildered gamers were not the only people who thought that setting the first expansion to the satirical sorcery game Magicka in the Vietnam War was crazy.
From left to right: Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Magicka: Vietnam and Battlefield: Bad Company2: Vietnam. And Battlefield 3?
Yes, the first expansion pack to Arrowhead Studios' runaway PC role-playing hit Magicka is titled Magicka: Vietnam. It's okay to be a little speechless here. We're right there with you.
In Magicka, you don't just shoot fire or ice at things. You can combine them with electricity then shoot everything on the screen. Including your friends. And yourself.