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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Very Positive (172 reviews) - 88% of the 172 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (17,505 reviews) - 93% of the 17,505 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jan 25, 2011

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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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Geitungur
183.0 hrs
Posted: August 27
meh. it's pretty good
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Jesticles
0.9 hrs
Posted: August 27
Thumbing through the list of games. Written review will come later.
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Healz
21.5 hrs
Posted: August 27
*Tips and Trick : Kill your friends to steal their stuff*

10/10
Would not a vampire again
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DJGamerDK CSGOx14.com
0.2 hrs
Posted: August 27
I DONT HAVE THIS GAME!
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iXec
5.2 hrs
Posted: August 27
I would recommend this but there were too many glitches and bugs.
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The Last Avatar
2.0 hrs
Posted: August 27
Love this game, i would recommend playing with a friend though, its 10 times the fun and 100 times the laughs.
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👌
5.0 hrs
Posted: August 27
how to kill yourself simulator 2016

10/10
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Romp-A-Stomp
6.1 hrs
Posted: August 27
Loads of fun. This game is packed to the brim with replayability, from the many insane and wacky robes to don to the online Co-op with friends; all it takes is one badly aimed rock to start an all-out war amongst yourselves. There's loads of Great DLC aswell, adding new adventures and items to the table.

The Graphics can sometimes look a bit dated, but that's on rare occasions. the rest of the game has that isometric hack'n'slash feel of games like Diablo or fallout. Plus, you can mix and match your different spell types to create amazing combos, like lightning that burns people, or a flaming ball of death, or even land mines.
I give this game an 8/10, would Wizard again.
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Luminous Code
80.7 hrs
Posted: August 26
In my opinion better than Magicka 2 simply because you can spam spells left and right and this ♥♥♥♥ storm is what makes playing Magicka 1 so fun. If you like spells, wizards, chaos, that kind of stuff this is your game!
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argoniteaxe
8.2 hrs
Posted: August 25
Good fun.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
79.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 29
Magicka is crazy, fun, messy, stupid, wacky, funny, and sometimes hard enough to push you to be creative.
The story is good enough to make you want to finish it.

The multiplayer is incredibly fun. You'll enjoy killing your friends the foes with your friends by elaborating machiavelic elaborated plans to blow them up in creative ways.

And if you, accidentally kill a friend or yourself, because sometimes it really is an accident, that's ok ! Dying is part of the Magicka gameplay, just use resurect and voilà, let's go make a mess again.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
15.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 3
Magicka was quite the entertaining game that I didn't expect it to be. I expected a short 5 hourish game that would be fun for like the first 2 hours. I was very wrong. I ended up playing through the whole adventure mode of Magicka with a friend, so in co-op, and it was quite a bit of fun.

To start, Magicka has great graphics and spell effects and animations. Everything about the game looks good. Another thing that makes Magicka so good is that there are so many different orb combinations to make different spells, effects, and Magicka. When I mean there are so many different combinations, I mean that there are legit possibly over 100 differnt unique and tiered spells and Magicka you can cast. Not only that, but each spell combination often features its own unique graphical effect and animation. Couple this with some other weather and terrain, the game has a really a super in depth spell casting system.

Magicka has a pretty random story, but it is pretty funny in places. The gameplay is pretty entertaining and the difficulty level increases perfectly for the most part. Although some times there are some abnormally easy bosses while some of the mob fights were annoyingly hard. Overall, Magicka does a very good job with checkpoints too so you do not feel super punished when you screw around and die. As I mentioned before, I played this game with a friend. I strongly recommend that you play Magicka with a friend or two or three because there are so many little things that make playing with more people more fun. For one, the revive is a clutch coop spell and there are so many more spells that can be comboed.

Overall a good and fun game that you should play with your friends. I really did not find any flaws to this game apart from the occasional crash.
Rating: 8.8/10
Recommend Price: $5 or under
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 31
Do you like friendly fire? Then Magicka is your game.

There's wizards and references and swedish chef-speak and such, also.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
Fun game with friends.
Cheesy Storyline, endless hordes of monsters.

Most importantly you can kill your friends with everything.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
This game really taught me how being a wizard, is not for me... I am pretty sure I have killed more people than I have saved.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 24
Pros:
-There are no Cons!!!

This game is brilliant on how it handles simplistic ideas and amazing references and creates an incredibly unique and fun game. This game makes you create plans and adapt to what kind aof fighter you want to be, ie what spells your want to use. But the thing is its very hard to do that becasue you want to use them all.

This game is brilliant for how it makes the player think. There are hundreds of combinations of spells and enchantments, it makes you experiment and train yourself for combat with your new discoveries. And after every little skirmish you will fell satisfied, because you taught yourself new techniques that make you stronger in battle.

It also teaches you to be more precise with your inputs as the enemies play more aggressive, which would be bad in other games but not this one, the dragon shout of a right click allows you to blast back any foe that gets to close to a comfortable distance where you can quickly recuperate and put in the inputs you want in order to defeat it.

No matter what, enjoyment will be had. Whether it is from the story humor, the classic video game reference humor, or the satisfaction of walking away from the battlezone as the victor and getting excited for when the next challenge approaches.

Gandalf/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
Loads of fun. This game is packed to the brim with replayability, from the many insane and wacky robes to don to the online Co-op with friends; all it takes is one badly aimed rock to start an all-out war amongst yourselves. There's loads of Great DLC aswell, adding new adventures and items to the table.

The Graphics can sometimes look a bit dated, but that's on rare occasions. the rest of the game has that isometric hack'n'slash feel of games like Diablo or fallout. Plus, you can mix and match your different spell types to create amazing combos, like lightning that burns people, or a flaming ball of death, or even land mines.
I give this game an 8/10, would Wizard again.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
There are more spells than just lightning steven.
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 15
Here is my experience with Magicka the Gathering

>Gather a group of my friends, wearing silly hats
>Go to a school with a romanian teacher
>Try to kill teacher but realise he is unkillable
>Fall down a hole
>Kill all of my friends with fire and rocks
>Kills a giant fat thing
>Get's home
>Opens Magicka
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409 of 437 people (94%) found this review helpful
476 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 13, 2015
Imagine you're an idiot. Now imagine you have the power of a minor deity.
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