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Magicka: Wizard Wars is a Spellcasting Action PvP game with the humor and the dynamic realtime spell system of Magicka. Players form teams of four and blaze their way across the battlefield, combining magical elements on the fly to create hundreds of spell combinations with wildly varying effects.
Release Date: May 27, 2014
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What the developers have to say:

“Greetings Magickans!
We've just hit Alpha with the Wizard Wars, spells are now fully lethal though. During the coming days and weeks we will continue to add features and tweaks together with you. In the main menu there's always a "Feedback" button available which we respond to in weekly updates. If you decide to support us by getting the Founder Wizard or IMPressive Founder Packs we will also discuss changes in depth in the forum with you.

Lastly, any support is welcome, and in the end joining is during Early Access means just that, you get to play and develop the game with us from Alpha. The goal however, is to offer the most fun free to play arena game out there, you just have to let us know when you think we've reached that goal.”
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Buy Magicka: Wizard Wars - Apprentice Starter Pack

$14.99

Buy Magicka: Wizard Wars - Wizard Starter Pack

$24.99

Buy Magicka: Wizard Wars - Archmage Starter Pack

$49.99

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Competitive Wizard Wars has arrived!

July 23rd, 2014

Do you think you have what it takes to be the best Wizard around?

In partnership with ESL we have launched "Go4WizardWars". Full instructions on how to set up your team and jump into the fray can be found here: http://www.esl.eu/eu/wizardwars/

Good luck!

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The Shaman Humble Bundle is live!

July 21st, 2014

In the latest Humble bundle you can sink your claws (geddit?) into the latest round of goodies from our talent art team!

Included in the bundle are the following:

* Shaman Robe
* Healer's Burden Staff
* "The Badger" Weapon.
* Golden Life Ring
* Food Ration Trinket


Heal your friends, poke your enemies in their soft bits with your fist weapon. What's not to like?!

Check it out at https://www.humblebundle.com/

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Reviews

“Wizard Wars’ strength is that it’s chaotic duels are immediately fun…”
PC Gamer

“I don’t think anything else has quite gripped me in the same way this year.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“THE GRIM REAPER’S HERE!!! OH GOD!”
Yogscast

Apprentice Starter Pack



The Apprentice Starter Pack includes:

  • In-game costume: Purple Grimnir Tier 1 Robe
  • In-game weapons: Founder’s Staff, Excelsior Line Staff, Vendetta Dagger
  • Sacrificial Dagger
  • Daemonic Staff

Wizard Starter Pack



The Wizard Starter Pack:

  • In-game costumes: Exclusive Blue Valkyrie Tier 2 Robe
  • Nidhögg Staff
  • Valkyrie Spear
  • 100,000 Crowns
  • Exclusive Purple Grimnir Tier 1 Robe, Staff and Weapon
  • Excelsior Line Staff & Vendetta Dagger

Archmage Starter Pack



The Archmage Starter Pack includes:

  • In-game costume: Exclusive Green Steam Engineer Tier 3 Robe
  • Blowtorch Staff
  • Wrench
  • Gift an Apprentice Starter Pack
  • 200,000 Crowns
  • Exclusive Blue Valkyrie Tier 2 Robe, Staff and Weapon
  • Exclusive Purple Grimnir Tier 1 Robe, Staff and Weapon
  • Excelsior Line Staff & Vendetta Dagger

About the Game

Magicka: Wizard Wars is a Spellcasting Action PvP game with the humor and the dynamic realtime spell system of Magicka. Players form teams of four and blaze their way across the battlefield, combining magical elements on the fly to create hundreds of spell combinations with wildly varying effects. Magicka: Wizard Wars will eventually be FREE to play.

Each player can personalize their wizard with unique gear and Magicks, complete with tongue-in-cheek references to popular media and current events.
 
With friendly fire, short rounds and unpredictable strategies, Wizard Wars gives both novice players and experienced MOBA veterans a unique tactical depth in every encounter.

The time is now to get up, gear up and go to war!

  • 2 Game modes, 4-on-4 teamplay and the new 1-on-1 Duel game mode
  • Fight intense battles - Co-op spellcasting, wielding fire and dragons as your weapons.
  • Show your skills in fast-paced action, dynamically choose your spells on the fly to counter your opponents’ attacks.
  • Friendly fire is in full effect, staying true to the Magicka tradition of “accidentally” killing your friends.
  • 100 Robes, Staves, Skins, Weapons and your Humor of choice, 100s more to come – Be the Wizard you want to be!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista SP2 or later
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 9800 / ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT or greater OR on-board (integrated): Intel HD 3000/4000 or greater
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows Vista SP2 or later
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512Mb Nvidia GeForce 440 / AMD Radeon 5670 or greater
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
Helpful customer reviews
1,659 of 1,789 people (93%) found this review helpful
103 products in account
3 reviews
9.0 hrs on record
Early Access Review
It's like Dota, except there's no items, no experience, no gold, no towers, no farming, everyone's invoker, and friendlyfire is on.

Okay, so it isn't really like Dota.
Posted: May 21st, 2014
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98 of 126 people (78%) found this review helpful
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1 review
1,027.9 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Look at how many hours I've put into the game.
It's fun, trust me I'm an expert.
Posted: May 17th, 2014
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38 of 44 people (86%) found this review helpful
67 products in account
4 reviews
52.9 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Never before did I think I'd have to develop muscle memory for a game that wasn't a fighter. Wizard Wars is NOT a MOBA but is much more skill-based with complexity coming from combat rather than the items and levels that you see in MOBAs. Using Magicka's unique magic system (using raw elements in combo-presses for different effects), this game's combat is structured chaos with experienced players playing mindgames amongst each other within an inprejudice a storm of destruction. Robes, melee and staves can improve certain stats and elemental affinities but take away from others, which allows you to specialize but have to change strategy once the enemy realizes what you're up to by adapting, making the game completely balanced. It's a system where the player "levels up" as they play rather than the character, in true fighter fashion. I could go on about how much this game reminds me of an arena/fighting game but I HIGHLY recommend everyone buy this. And, yes, it will be free-to-play at launch but $13 minimum is well worth what this game has to offer and assure you go as few days missing out on this game as timely possible. Thank you Paradox North. My hood's off to you.
Posted: February 24th, 2014
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26 of 28 people (93%) found this review helpful
21 products in account
2 reviews
11.0 hrs on record
Early Access Review
First of all I need to say I'm not a fan of MMO games but this one is fun, combining the elements and even the friendly fire can be awesome I guess.
It is not a game that you play every day but def 3 hours in a week and if you have some friends to duel them or get help from in the team matchen is amusing.

Second: it is free, so why not?

I typed "why not?" .. Maybe if you hate these types of games but I personal thought before I played Magicka: Wizard Wars
that it was "crap", I was wrong in all ways.
You have to practice a lot before you get the hang of it but it is worth it if you finally reached lvl 10 or higher.
Thumbs up!

Dutch translation: Om te beginnen, ik ben geen fan van MMO games maar deze game is fijn/plezierig, de elementen combineren en zelfs je teamgenoten aanvallen kan fantastisch zijn vind ik toch.
Het is zeker geen game om elke dag te spelen maar zeker 3 uur in de week en als je vrienden hebt om mee te dueleren of als hulp in team matchen is zeker amusant en hulpzaam.

Ten tweede: Het is gratis, dus waarom niet?
Ik heb geschreven "waarom niet?" .. misschien als je dit soort spellen haat maar ik persoonlijk dacht ook voordat ik het spel Magicka: Wizard Wars gespeeld had 'rotzooi' was, ik was daar helemaal verkeerd in.
Je moet veel oefenen voordat je er iets van ♥♥♥♥ maar dat is het spel helemaal waard wanneer je lvl 10 of hoger behaald.
Duimen omhoog!

Thanks for reading and I hope this will help you a little bit ;)

Zeus
Posted: July 5th, 2014
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23 of 25 people (92%) found this review helpful
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1 review
401.3 hrs on record
Early Access Review
This game is amazing! Even in alpha the combat is unlike that of anything ever seen. It puts Magicka to shame with its game mechanics (and Magicka was already amazing.) It does however have a high learning curve so it is not always beginner friendly. Also it has friendly fire which for me is absolutely necessary for a Magicka game it is really annoying when a newb starts ruining games just because he does not understand that the Meteor shower he just cast killed himself and his entire team losing the game.

All in all this game is Fabuluuuuusssnesss covered in awesome sauce. Keep it up. Looking forward to the free to play full game. I already got some of my friends paid versions though because it is sooo good.

GL HF!
Posted: March 21st, 2014
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