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Grab Magicka for $2.50 on Steam, or free for the weekend

What's that? You still haven't experienced the boundless joy of mashing-up already hazardous incantations? That's inexcusable, but you'll be rewarded for your oversight: Steam has Magicka discounted for $2.50, and is letting users play it for free for most of the weekend!...

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Magicka sequel planned, first game and Vietnam expansion sold 'over expectations'

Arrowhead Studios' first game, Magicka, has been a runaway success. Publisher Paradox Interactive told Joystiq in a recent interview that the game "sold over 30,000 copies in the first 24 hours," and the five dollar Vietnam-themed expansion has moved "well over 100,000" copies since launching in ...

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Magicka 'Marshlands' and 'Caverns' challenge maps now on Steam

Paradox has released two new challenge maps for the four-player dungeon crawler Magicka, called Marshlands and Caverns (after their respective settings, of course). Based on a player vote, Caverns was chosen as the free map (and is available the next time you log in to Steam), but Marshlands rema...

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Magicka: Vietnam dev happy to 'save the world from communists'

You might've thought that the success of Call of Duty: Black Ops and Battlefield: Bad Company 2's Vietnam expansion were what precipitated the tongue-in-cheek Vietnam expansion for Magicka. As it turns out, the folks at Arrowhead just want to save the world from communism!...

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Magicka: Vietnam footage has no creedence with us

Unbelievable. We watched the whole preview for Magicka: Vietnam after the break and while yes, there are a lot of guns, grenades, trees and helicopters, there's not a single strain of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son." In a game about Vietnam! Is that even legal? [Thanks, J]...

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Magicka: Vietnam is seriously coming out April 12

Okay, we're starting to believe that Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Game Studios' upcoming expansion to their successful, arcane action-RPG, Magicka: Vietnam, is not the most elaborate hoax ever pulled on the gaming industry. See, we were operating under that assumption, but earlier today the ...

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Magicka Vietnam to launch 'in about a month,' Arrowhead CEO says

If there's one thing that Arrowhead Game Studios has proven with its accident-prone wizardfest Magicka, it's that they can make me laugh. But is that an appropriate reaction in Magicka Vietnam? Arrowhead Game Studios CEO Johan Pilestedt suggested that we'll find out "in about a month."...

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Magicka: Vietnam expansion announced (no joke!)

Well, this is certainly unexpected. We guess Magicka publisher Paradox Interactive wasn't kidding when it said developer Arrowhead Studios would be "a bit daring" with the title's first expansion. Said add-on was revealed today -- and it will take the game's magic-mashing protagonists and drop th...

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