New York—January 21th, 2011—Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Games have confirmed the release date for Magicka during the Paradox Interactive Convention 2011. The highly anticipated fantasy action title will be released online on January 25th and in retail box in EU/US on February 15th.
To mark the occasion they have also unveiled a new video interview featuring a quick glimpse into the Norse Mythological and satire-filled world of Magicka.
To view the interview and find out why wizards can´t swim, please visit:
Magicka will transport players into a fantasy environment unlike anything ever experienced before. Save the world of Magicka from doom as a co-op effort in a team of four, or single handedly using a fully dynamic spell system. Prepare to defeat the evil wizard as you wreak havoc and devastation on the minions of darkness in thirteen action packed levels.
For more information:
Web page: http://www.magickagame.com
About Arrowhead Game Studios
Based out of Skellefteå, Sweden, Arrowhead Game Studios is an award winning game development company focusing on making games that are intuitive and innovative for creative gamers. The company philosophy is based on these simple guiding principles - entertainment, innovation and quality. Magicka, the action/adventure game developed by the company has won the title "Game of the Year" at the Swedish Game Awards 2008, Sweden’s largest game development competition. For more information, visit www.arrowheadgs.com
About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount & Blade and Majesty 2. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow @pdxinteractive on Twitter.