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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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Paradox North is a new Stockholm studio of former DICE and Avalanche vets

Following today's news of Magicka: Wizard Wars, we inquired with publisher Paradox Interactive about the news of a brand new development studio: Paradox North. The studio opened in February and will be headed up by executive vice president John Hargelid, who's had stints at DICE working on...

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Magicka gets a touch of MOBA in 'Wizard Wars'

The mages of Magicka are headed to the online arena in a multiplayer-focused, four-on-four PVP battle game called Magicka: Wizard Wars. Paradox's announcement doesn't mention the genre explicitly, but the new game sounds like it falls under Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA). In Magicka:...

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The Showdown Effect trailer dances the ballet of death

You may think that ballet means lots of twirling and dancers in tutus, but this trailer for The Showdown Effect attempts to prove it's much better as a vehicle for slow-mo gun jousts....

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The Showdown Effect leaps into beta today

Pre-orders for The Showdown Effect will gain instant access to a closed beta test today, publisher Paradox Interactive has announced. Paradox will also be sending out invites to those who've signed up for the beta here. The Showdown Effect is the next game from Magicka developer Arrowhead Game...

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Dungeonland's grand opening pushed back to January 29

If you've been hanging around the gates of Dungeonland waiting for the park to open today, you should probably just go home and come back in a week – actually, do exactly that. Dungeonland has had its launch postponed exactly one week to Tuesday, January 29. "As we continue our quest to...

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The Showdown Effect targets March launch, $10 price tag; beta signups tomorrow

During a meeting with Paradox VP of business development Shams Jorjani last week, Joystiq learned that upcoming multiplayer action-shooter The Showdown Effect will cost $10 when it launches on Steam, which Paradox currently has lined up for March 2013. And starting tomorrow, Paradox will hold...

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