Magicka

Magicka

10,000 - 50,000 downloads

Pros
  • Fun, fun, fun, fun
  • Smart mix of cooperative playing and move and cast gameplay
  • Wide array of spells and combinations
Cons
  • No lite or trial version
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Expert's Review
7.0
Great

"By thy power of magick!"

Reviewed by / May 03, 2013

A co-op magical beat'em-up

In a magical world where wizards look like half Jawas and half characters taken from Loom PC game, and everything with that aura games made in Flash have, you might expect an original storyline (isn't the case) but seldom an so much original gameplay (which indeed is the case). In a sentence, Magicka should be considered a sidescroller beat'em-up, much in the like of Knights of the Round or even Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. However, the mobile nature of the game slows its pace in comparison to its arcade ancestors, and adds a fresh new concept called "strategy" (keep it on mind) and an other not so new we'll call "friendly fire".

It might happen that you don't understand this review at all but feel the urge to download this game anyway.

The great essential thing about Magicka is that you can make use of any of the usual RPG elements tapping to "store" them and then releasing them onto whatever stands in your way or in your friends'. You can also fulminate them, and these kind of so-called accidents will make the difference between life and death. Most of all, when you have elements stored you can't move and you can combine different elements to create new spells both helpful or devastating.

In the meanwhile, you'll be entertained by a storyline about saving the universe or so, richly voiced in a strange gibberish fictitious language. Lastly, aside of the fun tutorial and the even more fun campaign, don't miss the chance to gather your friends, make them wear magi Parcheesi robes and invoke a mayhem of colorful spells and monsters.

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Developer's original description available here
Magicka - Wizards of the Square Tablet: Now you can accidentally set your friends on fire from anywhere!

"Magicka Wizards of the Square Tablet is hands down my favorite game of the year so far, and it’s an Android game you need to own if you have a tablet"
- android-apps.com

"This is 2D brawling taken to the next level and the free-form magic system means you'll always have a novel way to dispatch the goons (and even friends) around you."
- AppSpy (5/5)

From the publisher that brought you Magicka, it’s more Magicka! Featuring the innovative and dynamic spellcasting system from the critically acclaimed PC hit, Wizards of the Square Tablet brings to your Android those lovable robed rascals from the popular RPG spoof. Now you can bring them with you wherever you go, in a brand new campaign set before the original tale of Magicka.

Touch, tap, poke, and prod your way through the new campaign by yourself, or “accidentally” obliterate your friends in multiplayer co-op, which supports up to four wizards! Play together with fellow mages across multiple platforms, which may co-exist in the same game session thanks to a twisted union made possible by dark sorcery!

Cast your spells across multiple levels, and unlock new powers unique to the mobile Magicka experience. Experience the humor and chaos of this satirical fantasy world, and don’t worry too much if your tablet isn't exactly a square!

Features:
* Combine elements to create thousands of spell combinations
* All-new campaign for single or multiplayer
* Cross-platform co-op
* 4-player mayhem with many “accidental” team-kills
* New items and powers unique to the Android
* Spend hours touching a representation of yourself

Recently changed in this version

Patch 1.3.2
- Fixed bug to increase stability in multiplayer
- Changed the Multiplayer balancing
- Minor Interface bugs solved


Comments and ratings for Magicka
  • (72)

    by Jackson Porter on 11/06/2014

    It seems really fun but i cant even get past the tutorial because it keeps crashing.. Inform me if there is an update for my problem and ill get it again

  • (72)

    by Evan Renwick on 08/06/2014

    Just crashes while I'm in the tutorial so I can't get past the tutorial

  • (72)

    by Felix Duranleau on 06/06/2014

    Which is the main reason why you'd want to buy this game. Shame because otherwise it would be fun, but solo play is boring.

  • (72)

    by Michael Federer on 02/06/2014

    So I was playing... Beat the campaign and every thing... Play online.... Get off then next time I get on it asks to use my of line or online data and I say online because that's what in played last and then I respawn with nothing that I had earned earlier very disapointing

  • (72)

    by Syaiful Hana on 28/05/2014

    I demand for refund. i alredy clicked on refund button and it wont work till the deadline(15min) the button changed to unistall. Please refund my money.

  • (72)

    by Michael Quilimaco on 24/05/2014

    Fun at first but the fact u have to pay each level for a pet sucks and its easy then hard and if u got a phone thats not all that good it freezes and u die

  • (72)

    by johnathan mawdsley on 21/05/2014

    Awkward controls, doesn't keep interest