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Paradox Interactive is bringing top-down wizardry to PlayStation 4 with Magicka 2. While Sony's E3 trailer adorably painted the life of an unemployed mage, gameplay footage was sparse, as were details on the follow-up to the 2011 co-op adventure. Update: A fresh press release notes the four-playe...

June 9th 2014 at 9:51pm 0 Comments
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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...

June 4th 2014 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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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, including...

May 27th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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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 Magick...

May 9th 2014 at 12:07pm 0 Comments
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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 can...

April 17th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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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 Oc...

March 18th 2014 at 8:43pm 0 Comments
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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...

March 16th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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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 Pro...

March 6th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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It's Friday once again, and that means it's time for you to snap out of the work week haze and watch Massively Rewind to catch up on the latest MMO news. Don't worry if this is your first time watching because there's honestly not much you need to do at all. Just grab a cup o' joe and listen. This...

February 21st 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The end of the world is nigh for Salem and it's rankling more than a few players' sensibilities. Earlier this month, the developers announced that they will be conducting a full wipe of Salem in an upcoming patch. This will reset the map and delete all characters in order to condense the populati...

February 18th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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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.

January 30th 2014 at 2:00am 0 Comments