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Players cast 97 million spells in Magicka: Wizard Wars

After dropping into open beta only a week ago, Magicka: Wizard Wars has reached 500,000 downloads, Paradox Interactive has announced. The publisher adds that players have cast a total of 97,704,758 spells. That's just about 195 spells per download, by our reckoning. The warm reception has prompted ...

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Paradox casts 'open beta' on Magicka: Wizard Wars

Those looking to murder somebody with arcane energies will be pleased to hear that the mano a mano magical duels of Magicka: Wizard Wars have now entered open beta testing. To celebrate the milestone, developer Paradox North has added a handful of new content to Magicka: Wizard Wars, includi...

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Magicka: Wizard Wars take to the betafield May 27

It's a what? Wizard Wars, Harry. A what? Wizard Wars! Beginning May 27, everyone, including boys who sleep under the stairs, can participate in Magicka: Wizard Wars. Paradox Interactive's "not a MOBA," which is currently available through Steam Early Access, will be free in beta. Set in the Magi...

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Ransack Steam for War of the Vikings

Those of you who woke up this morning with a craving for blood and glory will be happy to learn that publisher Paradox Interactive and developer Fatshark have officially launched War of the Vikings. Normally this is where we'd outline the historical action game's features, but in this case we ca...

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Joystiq Streams: War of the Vikings with producer Gordon Van Dyke [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

NOTE: Joystiq Streams is airing at 12PM EST on the Joystiq Twitch channel so as to coordinate with guests in different time zones. Viking Facts: 1) Vikings did not wear sweet horned helmets into battle. Sorry to burst your Viking bubble. 2) Vikings did not play football in Minnesota. Se...

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Paradox Interactive to publish Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity

Obsidian Entertainment announced a partnership with Paradox Interactive to launch Pillars of Eternity. Paradox will handle the marketing and distribution of the PC game, which is slated to launch by this winter. Formerly known as Project Eternity, the game earned $3.9 million on Kickstarter in O...

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Warlock 2: The Exiled takes its turn on April 10

Warlock 2: The Exiled is just about ready to host one-hexagon-at-a-time fights over territories, with its initial turn scheduled for April 10 on PCs. Steam users will also be able to add Ino Co's strategy game to their ever-growing library, with preorders opening up around March 20. The release da...

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War of the Vikings begins on April 15

War of the Vikings will launch in full for PC on April 15, following a stint on Steam Early Access and other online distributors. Publisher Paradox Interactive and developer Fatshark plan to announce new features and release plans during a Twitch livestream today, March 5, at 2PM ET. Executive P...

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War of the Vikings trailer pays in blood

We imagine the thrill of the kill is its own reward in War of the Vikings, but there are also more tangible gains – like improved equipment and weaponry. In this trailer for War of the Vikings, we're shown how a soldier progresses and pays for new equipment with his opponents' blood....

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Cash is king in next Europa Universalis 4 expansion

Having recently tackled the Americas with the Conquest of Paradise expansion, the next addition to grand strategy epic Europa Universalis 4 focuses on something truly important: cold, hard cash. Officially titled "Europa Universalis 4: Wealth of Nations," the expansion is focused on trade, thoug...

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