Magicka is an action-adventure game set in the fantasy world of Midgård, where elemental magic rules the land, goblins and trolls are perfectly harmless – well, perhaps not entirely, and all the villagers are wise-cracking smartalecks. In your travels you will fight your way through 13 levels, each more fiendish than the last. You shall draw upon the aid of magickal spells, freely combined from the eight elements. As you progress, you will learn the delicate art of annihilating your enemies with the awesome powers of ancient Magicks. As if that’s not enough, you can also test your skills in the various challenge modes, and duel your friends (or enemies) in player vs player battle mode.
It could be said that Magicka is a large departure from the normal Paradox released title. The standard Paradox game often involves the grand strategy genre, so it's refreshing that they have tackled the hack and slash genre. Although it suffered through a bumpy development and surprised the world with a stealth release, players can finally band together and experiment with a wide variety of spells.One look at Magicka and you might confuse it with a Diablo clone, but this could not be further from the truth. Unlike Diablo, Magicka's appeal relies on its innovative spell system. Instead of running around and slashing your enemies, you have a set of eight spells; Water, Fire, Earth, Cold, Lighting, Shield, Arcane, and Life are at your disposal to mix and match to create even more powerful... Read Review