First Magicka expansion is set during the Vietnam War

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Arrowhead Game’s Magicka is a ridiculous amount of fun. If you haven’t played it yet, I thoroughly recommend you check it out. It’s an action-adventure fantasy satire without the convoluted stats, but with a brilliant magic system instead. You combine ten different elements on-the-fly to generate new spells with which to rain down death on your foes, or accidentally blow up your multiplayer party. It’s excellent, and there’s some wicked humour throughout.

Arrowhead mentioned that there would be an expansion to the very successful game (they’ve sold more than 200 000 copies through Steam and a retail release is now on the cards). They also said that they were going to be adventurous with it; they weren’t kidding. Your wizards are heading to the Vietnam War. Trailer (with the best music ever) after the jump.

Arrowhead Game Studios gets +10 bonus points for the Battlefield: Bad Company 2 design in their announcement image.

Source: Joystiq

Last Updated: March 2, 2011

Miklós Szecsei

I'm a freelance writer who has somehow managed to convince people to pay me to play video games. By day I work a job, but by night and early hours of the morning, I write about video games. The one job provides a living for my family; the other provides a living for my soul. Dramatic, right?

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