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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Jan 25, 2011
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November 16

Patch 1.9.3.8 - New in-game events!

Greetings Magicka Community!

As you know by know we've added a few features this year, and we're continuing with that strategy today.

The next in-game feature we're launching are in-game events. During an event your mettle will be tested with an single-player challenge available for a limited time. If you choose to take part in the event your result will be added to the leader-board, so that you can brag about your result. And/or marvel at the players at the top of the chart.

The first event will launch on Wednesday November 21st 09:00 UTC and end on Friday November 23rd 23:59 UTC

As this is a new feature we appreciate your feedback, on the forums, once the first event has come and gone. Let us know what you think and what challenges you'd like to see next.

Good luck on the leader-board.

ps. Once we get closer to the start of the event, a count-down timer will appear in-game to remind you.
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September 24

Patch 1.9.1.10

It's time for another update, this time the team has focused more on bug fixes, we'va also made some features more visible for some players.

New Content:

New main menu banner
Improved New badge for DLC menu

Bug Fixes:

FIXED - Sometimes the game would crash after attempting to Login to a Paradox Account following the log in/register popup
FIXED - Receiving a request time out error while viewing an expanded store image would cause a crash
FIXED - Robe ability names could persist between sessions
FIXED - Local players were occasionally dropped from a game when multiple players died
FIXED - Local players could occasionally not be revived
FIXED - Friendship is Magicka achievement would not unlock correctly
FIXED - Store featured page occasionally displayed incorrect prices
FIXED - When attempting to buy DLC in game with the steam overlay disabled the error popup would not display
FIXED - Held items were lost upon reloading a save
FIXED - Gamepad controls were disabled when hosting a multiple game
FIXED - The chapter select menu frequently did not respond to input
FIXED - The controller navigation of the DLC menu was unintuitive

Improved memory management

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About This Game

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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