By Steven Wong   //   April 29, 2015 12:00 PM

Co-Optimized: Magicka

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" blowing up your friends is a big game feature. This week, we spotlight the original Magicka.

By Daniel Perez   //   March 3, 2015 12:01 AM

Helldivers Review: To Hell and Back

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.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   December 10, 2014 1:00 PM

Gauntlet adds Necromancer and Colosseum mode

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.

By Steven Wong   //   September 24, 2014 2:00 PM

Gauntlet review: Quintessential dungeon crawling

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 measures up.

By Robert Workman   //   April 3, 2014 10:00 AM

Gauntlet preview: dungeon party

Atari's classic Gauntlet will soon make a much-anticipated return, thanks to Warner Bros.
By Steve Watts   //   March 6, 2012 6:00 AM

Paradox Interactive announces three new games

Paradox Interactive revealed its three promised GDC games today: The Showdown Effect from Arrowhead, Dungeonland from Critical Studio, and RED Frontier from Zeal Studio.
By Steve Watts   //   January 24, 2012 1:30 PM

Magicka: The Other Side of the Coin expansion announced

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   November 16, 2011 12:00 PM

Magicka summons 'massive tech update,' Lovecraftian DLC trailer

Magicka has cast a mighty spell, summoning not only an update with heaps of tech improvements and fixes, but also a new trailer for its eerie upcoming Lovecraftian downloadable expansion 'The Stars Are Left.'
By Alice O'Connor   //   October 27, 2011 10:15 AM

Magicka 'The Stars Are Left' DLC announced

Eldritch horrors from beyond the stars are to invade the cheery world of Magicka in 'The Stars Are Left,' a downloadable content campaign inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos.
By Alice O'Connor   //   March 1, 2011 10:10 AM

GDC: Magicka: Vietnam expansion announced

The wizardly action-RPG is astonishingly headed to Nam, it was revealed today, with a remarkable rendition of Surfin' Bird.