Game of the Year 2008

During the Swedish Game Awards 2008, Sweden’s largest competition for independent developers, Magicka took home the prestigious “Game of the Year” award.

What initially started out as a student project, Magicka has now become a widely successful and much loved game, which encourages player development through environment interaction, as well as other players, we make the player develop his own skills and become the most important part of the gaming experience.


Paradox Interactive

Action adventure

1 – 4 players, local and online


Magicka is an action-adventure game set in a satirical fantasy world based on Norse mythology. The player assumes the role of a wizard from a sacred order tasked with the ultimate goal of stopping an evil sorcerer who has thrown the world into turmoil, his evil creations besieging the forces of good.

Up to four players will be able to combine the elements in a fully dynamic spell system to cast spells, wreaking havoc and devastation on the minions of darkness in a 13-level story campaign and challenge mode. Destroy your “friends” and show them who is the ultimate wizard in the Versus-mode

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