Magicka is a satirical action-adventure game set in a rich fantasy world based on Norse mythology. The player assumes the role of a wizard from a sacred order tasked with stopping an evil sorcerer who has thrown the world into turmoil, his foul creations besieging the forces of good.
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Release Date: Jan 25, 2011

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Includes 23 items: Magicka, Magicka: Aspiring Musician Robes, Magicka: Dungeons and Daemons, Magicka: Dungeons and Gargoyles, Magicka: Final Frontier, Magicka: Frozen Lake, Magicka: Gamer Bundle, Magicka: Grimnir's Laboratory, Magicka: Heirlooms Item Pack, Magicka: Holiday Spirit Item Pack, Magicka: Horror Props Item Pack, Magicka: Lonely Island Cruise, Magicka: Marshlands, Magicka: Mega Villain Robes, Magicka: Nippon, Magicka: Party Robes, Magicka: Peculiar Gadgets Item Pack, Magicka: The Other Side of the Coin, Magicka: The Stars Are Left, Magicka: The Watchtower, Magicka: Tower of Niflheim, Magicka: Vietnam, Magicka: Wizard's Survival Kit

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Includes 21 items: Magicka: Aspiring Musician Robes, Magicka: Dungeons and Daemons, Magicka: Final Frontier, Magicka: Frozen Lake, Magicka: Gamer Bundle, Magicka: Grimnir's Laboratory, Magicka: Heirlooms Item Pack, Magicka: Holiday Spirit Item Pack, Magicka: Horror Props Item Pack, Magicka: Lonely Island Cruise, Magicka: Marshlands, Magicka: Mega Villain Robes, Magicka: Nippon, Magicka: Party Robes, Magicka: Peculiar Gadgets Item Pack, Magicka: The Other Side of the Coin, Magicka: The Stars Are Left, Magicka: The Watchtower, Magicka: Tower of Niflheim, Magicka: Vietnam, Magicka: Wizard's Survival Kit

 

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Magicka is a satirical action-adventure game set in a rich fantasy world based on Norse mythology. The player assumes the role of a wizard from a sacred order tasked with stopping an evil sorcerer who has thrown the world into turmoil, his foul creations besieging the forces of good.
Players will be able to combine the elements to cast spells, wreaking havoc and devastation on the minions of darkness. They will also be able to team up with friends and fight their way through the campaign, or test their skills in the magickal arts through other challenging modes.
In Magicka, up to four players take on a grand adventure to save their world from certain doom using a fully dynamic spell system. The adventure mode takes the players across three different levels, ranging from the lush forests of mountain valleys to the frozen halls of the Mountain King where wits and creative thinking are the keys to victory.
In the unlockable hardcore challenge mode, players fight off waves of enemies to earn their place on local and online leaderboards.

Main Features:

  • Innovative and dynamic spell casting system
  • Up to four-player co-op in all game modes, as well as a single-player option
  • Fight your way through 13 different campaign levels
  • Explore an expansive realm of adventure to defeat the evil wizard
  • Find and unlock challenges, items, and powerful Magicks
  • Experience the parody and satire of a clichéd fantasy world

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7 (32- or 64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel® Pentium® IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB Available Space
    • Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon® X1900 (Integrated Video Cards not recommended)
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9
    • Sound: DirectX-compatible sound card
    • Additional: 3-button mouse, keyboard and speakers. DSL Internet connection for multiplayer. .NET 3.5 required
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
28.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 5
If you are willing to play this game with friends, yes by all means, GET IT!!

Seriously one of the best co-op games out there.

Action RPG Adventure, great visuals, Hilarious moments, comedic tone and narrative, sarcastic/parody plot, many boss battles, great level design, challenge mode, arena PVP mode and much more, many hidden secrets, many weapons and spells and more...

And here you can live your Harry Potter dreams with magic spells, you need to memorize them to use them, and you can also make super strong magic attacks with friends too.

Beware, being an a$$ to your friends may result in them leaving you

Single Player: 7/10 (The last levels are Dark Souls-tier difficult, friends are recommended)
Multiplayer: 10/10 (The more the merrier)
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
24.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 15
Great game! However, too many ♥♥♥♥ING DLCs!!!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
34.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 4
Hilariously deadly arcade-like 2-4 player co-op game about attacking foes (and friends) by conjuring various types of magical attacks using differend combinations of elements, play with friends highly recommended
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
This game was and continues to be a very fun game to play, and even more so with friends. While I do not recommend this game for someone who plans on playing it alone, I highly recommend it for anybody who has friends who would also be interested in playing with you.

In this game you play as a wizard and do cool wizard ♥♥♥♥ mein. It's so cash. Kill the bad guys, kill the good guys, kill your friends, kill yourself. Be a knight mage, be a gun mage, be a mage mage. Whatever you want to do with your zappy zappy stick, I am sure that you could. Be prepared to rage quit as the difficulty becames insane and most of the stages will be reduced to a full bar of boulder power and screaming at your screen.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
QFASA

win the game
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
Crazy funny game. :D
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
17.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 4
Product received for free
cast eqrsaa on a friend in a middle of a crowd of enemies in challenge mode. (I cast it on my sword first before I use it)
friend died, "WHAT THE HELL!"
me, "sorry." (not sorry)
friend gets revived by other friend
cast eqrsaa on a friend in a middle of a crowd of enemies in challenge mode. again.
friend died, "WHAT THE HELL!"
me, "sorry." (not sorry)
friend gets revived by other friend
cast eqrsaa on a friend in a middle of a crowd of enemies in challenge mode.
friend gets hit hard but lives, crowd of enemies dies."WHAT THE HELL!.... I lived!"
me, "sorry." (not sorry)
other friend casts revive, doesn't do anything, super confused.
cast eqrsaa on a friend in a middle of a crowd of enemies in challenge mode.
friend teleports out in time, somehow I walk into it, I get electroexploderfreezerized along with the crowd of enemies, die with the crowd of enemies.
10/10 would lower friend's expectations of me, sacrifice friends to defeat giant crowds of enemies, and fail at wizardry. again.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 14
I only recommend this game with multiple players, preferably ones who know how to cast revive instantly.

The controls are very stiff for keyboard and mouse. I haven't tried a controller to see if it gets better, but playing some of the missions by myself are more frustrating than hard. Some monsters have instant death attacks, some aren't phased when taking damage, and most enemies kill the player in 4-5 swings, which wouldn't be a big deal if the game gave enemies in proportion to the number of players in a game. With spells being locked if the player didn't pick them up, it makes it even more difficult since characters are very slow and can barely maneuver around.

I beat the main campaign with a friend and that was fun since we can revive each other very quickly when the game gave us unfair deaths. I played The Other Side Of The Coin and Vietnam Rescue by myself and in both games, the game glitched during my actions, forcing me to restart the level if I wanted to beat them. I didn't go back to complete them.

This game is a 4/10 as a single player game due to how cheap the game is along with the very bad controls, and a 7.5/10 with friends because I have no incentive to replay the levels and mostly the comedy of the characters speaking Sim-lish is what drives the campaign. There are some cool level layouts and I did have memorable moments in the campaign, so it isn't horrific, just not great.

As Vlad would say, "Scary blow jobs, my friends."
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 3
This is amazing
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 17
Product received for free
1. Play invoker in dota 2
2. feed and say "THIS HERO IS GARBAGE"
3. buy magicka
4. play it
5. go back to dota
6. get 12 rampages as invoker and become and become an esports player who only plays invoker
7. win the internationals
8. profit

My 8 step plan for profit.

GRYFINDOR!!!/10
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richardtorruellas
0.4 hrs
Posted: September 27
Product received for free
This game is uncompromisingly bad. It has way too many bugs to even be listed, the sad part is that this game does have a novel way to use magic that's fairly fun. However that is all it has.

The control scheme is horrible. Next time use the WASD to move or have movement work like it does in any other isometric action RPG. There is a reason Diablo is a top seller still. It's controls are not slow and clunky. You cannot cast spells preemptively requiring you use them as soon as combat starts or your move speed slows to a snails pace (and here I thought you couldn't move slower).

The bugs are so damn numerous. You have one that made Steam crash and I was unable to connect to the network short of resetting my net options for TCP/IP connections in my admin page. Another where the game suddenly cannot be interacted with forcing you to control-alt-delete to escape it. Another game breaking bug is that joining or hosting multiplayer may cause the game to randomly crash on it's own merit if not require you restart the game because someone left or you crashed. That's right, if you were in the game and your friend crashed restart it now, because simply rejoining is not possible. Another bug is that it crashed so hard my computer restarted itself.

This game is crap. I do not know how this could be considered a release let alone worth any money. This software is hideously broken. The worst part is that no attempt to fix these game breaking bugs and bad design decisions has been made. You must still hold the mouse button down to move and movement is clunky and hard to control in tight spaces and around corners. Bugs keep showing up and rearing their ugly head to make the game suddenly unplayable, and the worst offense is that people keep hoisting this game up as if it's the pinnacle of gaming. This game is bad, broken, and needs to be taken off of Steam until it's actually fixed and playable. Games like this are the reason Steam needs quality control. The kicker? This game was gifted to me and I still feel as if I was ripped off and cheated. It takes a special kind of broken to make a person feel shafted after getting something for free.
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Tragoron
32.8 hrs
Posted: September 27
Hours of fun wielding the elements and "accidentally" killing your friends.
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ytlas
1.2 hrs
Posted: September 26
just try it. its like a housewife game.
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ragingflapjacks
39.9 hrs
Posted: September 25
hhhahaa qrase
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Myminion
3.1 hrs
Posted: September 25
The old school OG where you mashed 8 buttons and killed your friends

also its really hard

dferfdswrf

kill them
kill them with that
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RedFox
21.8 hrs
Posted: September 23
this is a ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t game where the difficulty level spikes for no reason the controlls suck dont get this game
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Solid
17.3 hrs
Posted: September 21
this was a fun game
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ApolloPulse
5.0 hrs
Posted: September 21
There's something deeply satisfying about pushing my friends off a cliff, wait, what's Magicka?
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