Magicka: Vietnam is coming

#1 Posted by tineyoghurt (377 posts) -

So, this popped up on youtube:  

" The wizards of Arrowhead Studios have whipped up something special for all the Magicka fans out there, today revealing the first expansion for the definitive "blow-up-your-friend" simulator that has taken the fantasy world by meteor storm. Magicka: Vietnam (yes, you read that right) will soon be available on all major digital distribution channels.

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like if wizards were allowed to roam the jungles of war-torn Vietnam, attempting to bring peace and stability to the region by casting spells on all opponents? Wait, you haven't ever wondered that? Ever? Okay, so we're probably the only ones who have but in our defense: here's your chance to stop being so closed-minded. Magicka: Vietnam delivers over-the-top action as players take on the role of four meek and physically inept wizards as they try to do what so many 80's action stars have done in the past: blow stuff up." 
So it seems they're continuing with the parody thing. 

Dunka dunka on, motherfuckers!
#2 Posted by thehexeditor (1436 posts) -

Holy shit. This is batshit insane and I LOVE it

#3 Posted by PhatSeeJay (3331 posts) -


#4 Posted by CaptainObvious (2993 posts) -

This is amazing.

#5 Posted by Tennmuerti (8794 posts) -

day 1 buy.

#6 Posted by Adamsons (877 posts) -
@PhatSeeJay said:
High five!
#7 Posted by EvilTwin (3316 posts) -

Magicka: Vietnam?  Really?  
They're trying way too hard.

#8 Posted by Tennmuerti (8794 posts) -
@EvilTwin said:
" Magicka: Vietnam?  Really?    They're trying way too hard. "
The entire main game is a parody after reference after parody.
This seems right in their ballpark.
#9 Posted by Commisar123 (1876 posts) -

Well now the m60 in the main game makes a lot more sense
#10 Posted by EvilTwin (3316 posts) -
@Tennmuerti:  That's fine, but it doesn't make this any less stupid to me.
#11 Posted by Daveyo520 (7547 posts) -

This is pretty funny. Next they should have Magicka: Undead Nightmare then Magicka: Minerva's Den.

#12 Posted by President_Barackbar (3565 posts) -

God has a hard-on for wizards. Why? Because we kill, everything we see.

#13 Posted by KoolAid (1318 posts) -

Wow.  Might be a better sequel idea then ms. Splosion Man

#14 Posted by Rhaknar (6299 posts) -

looks awesome...really need to get this game sooner rather than later

#15 Posted by Slaker117 (4870 posts) -

I can't tell if this is amazing or the stupidest thing ever.

#16 Posted by ryanwho (12012 posts) -

Nixon's warlock army got the job done.

#17 Posted by ScionOfThor (31 posts) -

any other news besides the new setting?  any new spells or abilities?
#18 Posted by Icil (748 posts) -

Yes. Yes. Yes.

#19 Posted by Rockanomics (1187 posts) -


#20 Posted by MattyFTM (14726 posts) -

Seeing the batshitcrazy things they're doing with Magicka persuaded me to buy it. I played the demo and thought it was cool, but some of the spell mixing stuff seemed a bit complex for my tastes. But I'm happy to give my money to them just so they can continue doing insane stuff like that. I'm sure I'll get used to the spell stuff, anyway.    

#21 Posted by Chris2KLee (2397 posts) -

To quote the GB crew "I'm a wizard, and that looks fucked up".

#22 Posted by Nomin (1004 posts) -

Before someone lambasting the game for the portrayal of Vietcong by the gremlin or whatever they are. 

#23 Posted by Korne (640 posts) -

Get back to me when Magicka supports integrated graphics cards

#24 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

How long until the "Charlie Sheen's Vatican Warlock Assassin" expansion?

#25 Posted by Chris2KLee (2397 posts) -
@Hailinel said:
" How long until the "Charlie Sheen's Vatican Warlock Assassin" expansion? "
It will be it's own game, but only Charlie Sheen can play it because it will melt your face and kill you.
#26 Edited by Sargus (766 posts) -

I'm a wizard... And that looks effed up.
But seriously, I never would have seen that coming. Such insane news.

#27 Posted by Crocio (545 posts) -

Hell to the yes.

#28 Posted by StealthRaptor (567 posts) -
@Korne said:
" Get back to me when Magicka supports integrated graphics cards "
#29 Posted by thuiscool (120 posts) -

what did i just watch....

#30 Posted by Maluvin (462 posts) -

That settles it:  Game of the Year.

#31 Posted by Spaceyoghurt (165 posts) -

Sick trailer, sick setting, sick game. :)

#32 Edited by BasketSnake (1679 posts) -

Controls take some time getting used to but DON'T miss out on playing this with a friend with a mic. It's hilarious.

#33 Posted by Darksaw (330 posts) -

This is just one of the best things ever, I cannot wait to play this.

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