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War of the Vikings is 'historically inspired,' not historically accurate

War of the Vikings, a sequel to multiplayer melee combat game War of the Roses, is currently in development at FatShark, for launch on the PC sometime in 2014. It's a game that executive producer Gordon Van Dyke says will be "historically inspired," not necessarily entirely historically accurate....

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Teleglitch: Die More Edition review: Death and glory

My inventory is nearly empty. It always is, I don't know why I thought this time would be any different. My health is low and I haven't seen a can of rejuvenating meat in what seems like hours. Everything is completely silent. In front of me I see a pair of doors leading to the only area I have yet...

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MOBA is all the mage in Magicka: Wizard Wars

Magicka, a whimsical independent action adventure game released by Arrowhead Game Studios in 2011, took everyone by surprise with its excellent spell-crafting system and blend of satire and comedy. Using its original as a base, developer Paradox North has wrapped a MOBA framework around Magicka and...

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Magicka: Wizard Wars conjures first gameplay footage

Magicka: Wizard Wars, the upcoming MOBA-like from Paradox North, has finally issued its first gameplay footage. A lot of common MOBA elements can be seen in this footage, married to Magicka's unique magic-crafting system, in which combinations of elements produce varying spells. Magicka:...

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Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Edition rolls out for PC, Mac on June 18

Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Edition takes control of the PC and Mac realms on June 18 via Steam. Huzzah! It comes in a standard version for $10 or the Digital Deluxe Edition for $15. Standard pre-orders include 800 pieces of in-game gold and the original soundtrack, and the deluxe edition...

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The Showdown Effect adds pair of new maps, heroes in free update

Owners of The Showdown Effect can download some free DLC, adding a pair of new maps and playable heroes to Arrowhead Game Studios' latest. South Eastwood is an old west town, while Fort Fiesta follows a Mexican fort motif – both maps were heavily inspired by Spaghetti Westerns,...

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PSA: Magicka Wizards of the Square Tablet out now on iOS, Android

Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet launched on iOS and Android this week for $1.99. The game features up to four-player cross-platform cooperative multiplayer action, as well as a campaign mode that's new to the series. Paradox Interactive recently announced Magicka: Wizard Wars, a PC game in...

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PS4 project from Paradox won't attempt 'cheap PC port'

Speaking to Joystiq at GDC, Paradox Senior Producer Gordon Van Dyke offered a few hints as to what shape the company's PlayStation 4 project may take. "There's something in the works – I can't say yet, but we are looking into it." Van Dyke pointed to a recent addition in War of the Roses, an...

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Magicka: Wizard Wars 'not a MOBA,' revenue model still up in the air

For Paradox North's Executive Vice President, John Hargelid, Magicka: Wizard Wars has been labeled improperly as a MOBA. It features themes seen in the genre, but for Hargelid the differentiator is the simple gameplay that provides a vehicle for high-level tactics. "This is why we think we're not a...

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Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Edition coming to Steam

Behold Studios' darling mobile meta-RPG Knights of Pen and Paper – where you control a dungeon master and players in a heated session as they embark on traditional roleplaying quests – is getting an upgrade. Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Edition is set to launch on Steam for PC, Mac,...

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