Arrowhead Game Studios News


Gauntlet: Slayer Edition launches on PlayStation 4 next week

By Daniel Perez, Aug 06, 2015 9:20am PDT

Gauntlet: Slayer Edition is expected to launch on PlayStation 4 next week.


Co-Optimized: Magicka

By Steven Wong, Apr 29, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Magicka: Wizard Wars exited beta this week, so spell-slingers are free to bash, burn, and blast each other in full on combat. Given the competitive nature of Wizard Wars, it's hard to believe that the whole Magicka phenomenon began with a cooperative game where "accidentally...


"Magicka co-op is amazing, shame about same-screen co-op, as the gamepad controls take quite a ..."

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Helldivers hopes to spread Democracy with three new DLC packs today

By Daniel Perez, Mar 17, 2015 10:00am PDT

Three new DLC packs for Helldivers will be available for purchase later today that adds new outfits and gear to your ever expanding arsenal.


"I don't think that's the case here as these packs are mostly cosmetic with two new weapons to use."

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Helldivers Review: To Hell and Back

By Daniel Perez, Mar 03, 2015 12:01am PST

Arrowhead's Helldivers offers a uniqe co-op experience both in your living room and around the world. Find out what makes this game worth saving the galaxy for in our review.


"Quote from metacritic has a slight grammatical error. "It's" instead of "its"."

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Gauntlet adds Necromancer and Colosseum mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2014 1:00pm PST

Gauntlet has made Lilith the Necromancer available for purchase, but those looking for free stuff can also get the Colosseum mode with today's 1.1 update.


"My friends and I just picked the game up during the NOV sale. look forward to play Lilith next ..."

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Gauntlet review: Quintessential dungeon crawling

By Steven Wong, Sep 24, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Gauntlet puts players into the role of four adventurers with unique abilities. They must come together to overcome evil, or stab each other in the back for the sake of loot. Dying and betrayal is all part of the fun, so check out the review to how this arcade classic reboot ...


"They have to port it right? Gauntlet is made for the console! "

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Gauntlet gets superpowered with 'Relics' trailer

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2014 7:15am PDT

Arrowhead showed off a new trailer for Gauntlet today, highlighting the Relics system.


"It was no Gauntlet Legends that was for sure, I was not into it like GL but it was good unless I ..."

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Gauntlet drops the hammer on September 3 with pre-order bonuses

By Ozzie Mejia, May 20, 2014 12:30pm PDT

WB Interactive has nailed down a September 3 release date for the PC-exclusive Gauntlet and has also revealed details on pre-order bonuses.


"Pre-order exclusives now = DLC bundle sales later. I can wait. Especially for the console port."

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Helldivers fires onto PS4, PS3, and Vita this summer

By Ozzie Mejia, May 19, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Arrowhead Studios has announced that their procedurally-generated shooter Helldivers will hit PS4, PS3, and Vita this summer.


"I remember seeing this on Giant Bomb a month or so back. It looks awesome and fuck off hard. I ..."

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Gauntlet preview: dungeon party

By Robert Workman, Apr 03, 2014 10:00am PDT

Atari's classic Gauntlet will soon make a much-anticipated return, thanks to Warner Bros.


"Needs a little bit more color and less brown dark stuff, but still excited. Gauntlet is coming back!"

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New Gauntlet coming from Magicka dev this summer

By Steve Watts, Mar 17, 2014 6:45am PDT

Warner Bros and Arrowhead Studios have announced a new Gauntlet, an overhead dungeon-crawler coming to PC this summer.


"Great that Gauntlet is coming back, this will surely was away the bad taste that the tragic ..."

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Magicka developer announces Helldivers for PS4, PS3, Vita

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 20, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Arrowhead Studios (Magicka) has debuted their next game, Helldivers, which will offer cross-play and cross-save across PS4, PS3, and Vita.


Paradox Interactive announces three new games

By Steve Watts, Mar 06, 2012 6:00am PST

Paradox Interactive revealed its three promised GDC games today: The Showdown Effect from Arrowhead, Dungeonland from Critical Studio, and RED Frontier from Zeal Studio.


"Oh, I hope DungeonLand plays well. I've said before that it would have been awesome if L4D ..."

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Magicka studio to unveil multiplayer combat game at GDC

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2012 10:00am PST

The Magicka team is at work on a new game code-named Project JFK, which Paradox Interactive will be showing off at this year's Game Developers Conference.


"Calling it now, President assassination simulator where everyone plays a body double, last ..."

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Magicka: The Other Side of the Coin expansion announced

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2012 1:30pm PST

Magicka is getting another expansion, titled "The Other Side of the Coin." This one puts you in the role of Alucard and his necromancer followers as they disrupt peace attempts and poke fun at fantasy cliches.


"At this point, wouldn't they be further ahead to do Magicka 2?"

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