It's April 12, and Arrowhead Games is ready to drop players of their action role-playing game Magicka into the most treacherous fantasy land of them all: Vietnam. Check out the launch trailer and grab the expansion on Steam for $4.99.
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.
The Kotaku crew is hip-deep in the 2011 Game Developers Conference, bringing you the latest news, newest games, and anything else we can drag kicking and screaming out of one of gaming's biggest annual events.
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.