Magicka studio to unveil multiplayer combat game at GDC

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.

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Paradox Interactive announced its line-up for the Game Developers Conference in March, and among the games listed is a new multiplayer combat game from Arrowhead Game Studios. The project from the Magicka team is code-named Project JFK, but is otherwise being kept mostly under wraps for the time being.

The teaser announcement promises "breakneck-paced multiplayer combat with a focus on killing your friends and looking cool doing it." Whatever Project JFK is, it's being developed alongside further expansions to Magicka, so Arrowhead must be busy.

Paradox also teased two other unannounced projects. Project Revenge from Critical Studio is described as "death trap for heroes and children." Lovely. And Project Silverado from Zeal Game Studio combines elements from RTS, shooters, tabletop war-games, in a sci-fi setting. Paradox will also showcase the previously announced games, A Game of Dwarves and War of the Roses.

GDC 2012 will take place March 5-9 in San Francisco.

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    February 8, 2012 10:00 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Magicka studio to unveil multiplayer combat game at GDC.

    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.

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      February 8, 2012 10:03 AM

      Calling it now,

      President assassination simulator where everyone plays a body double, last one standing gets to claim that they're the real President.