Arrowhead Games Archive

  • Review: Gauntlet

    Review: Gauntlet

    I’ve mentioned in many previous reviews how the arcade game Gauntlet was a part of my formative gaming years. Recent titles like Sacred 3 and Hammerwatch have attempted to capture that same magic with various degrees of success. Now Arrowhead Game Studios, the developer behind […]

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  • Gauntlet Reboot Launch Pushed Back a Few Weeks (But Maybe a Wizard Robe Made of Dead Imps Will Cheer You Up)

    Gauntlet Reboot Launch Pushed Back a Few Weeks (But Maybe a Wizard Robe Made of Dead Imps Will Cheer You Up)

    If you were getting all hyped up for next week’s planned September 3rd Steam PC launch of Arrowhead’s modernized Gauntlet reboot, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the game has now been delayed until September 23rd to “fine-tune details in order […]

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  • E3 2014: Arrowhead’s Gauntlet Reboot Gears Up for E3

    E3 2014: Arrowhead’s Gauntlet Reboot Gears Up for E3

    The Gauntlet reboot from the creators of Magicka is shaping up to be a co-op dungeon crawling blast from the past with just the right amount of modern flair. As highlighted by the E3 gameplay trailer, the new Relics system will allow players to unleash […]

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  • Gauntlet Reboot Pre-Orders Include Digital Comic, In-Game Bonus Gear

    Gauntlet Reboot Pre-Orders Include Digital Comic, In-Game Bonus Gear

    That modernized Gauntlet reboot from Arrowhead Game Studios we heard about a couple months back now has a launch date and a pre-order campaign. Gauntlet will release September 3rd for $19.99 via various PC digital download platforms. A digital comic by DC Entertainment titled Gauntlet: […]

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  • Magicka Creators Working on Modern Gauntlet Reboot

    Magicka Creators Working on Modern Gauntlet Reboot

    It’s another lousy, snowy Monday here on the east coast, but this news just made my day. Gauntlet is getting a modern reboot, and it’s being made by Arrowhead Game Studios, the same crew behind the awesome cooperative spellcasting action-adventure game, Magicka. Talk about a […]

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  • Magicka’s Free PvP Mode Goes Live June 21st

    Magicka’s Free PvP Mode Goes Live June 21st

    Sometimes wizards just don’t get along, and at times like these the only way to settle a wizardly dispute is with a Player vs. Player duel. At least that’s how it’ll work in the world of Magicka come June 21st, when the game’s free PvP […]

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  • Magicka Soundtrack Available Now…For Free!

    Magicka Soundtrack Available Now…For Free!

    Follow the dead (but coming back to life!) red mage’s lead and give Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Studios a glowing, golden thumbs-way-up, because today the original Magicka soundtrack has been released for gaming wizards across this kingdom we call Earth to enjoy. All 26 tracks […]

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  • A Magicka “Surprise” Planned for GDC

    A Magicka “Surprise” Planned for GDC

    This morning, Paradox Interactive issued a press release outlining the company’s game lineup for the San Francisco Game Developers Conference scheduled to run between February 28th and March 4th. Amongst the text, this blurb immediately jumped out at me: Magicka “Surprise” The best-selling Magicka is […]

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  • Magicka Casts Spell on Steam Tuesday, Retail Box Due in February

    Magicka Casts Spell on Steam Tuesday, Retail Box Due in February

    Get your robes and wands ready, gaming wizards. Arrowhead Games’ satirical PC (and possibly console at some point) action game, Magicka, is finally ready to launch after what seems like a long time in the making. The January 25th digital download release, currently only available […]

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  • Welcome to the World of Magicka

    Welcome to the World of Magicka

    Paradox Interactive will be branching into the console market later this year with two new games: there’s the team-based multiplayer shooter Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West, and, the one I’m most interested in, Arrowhead Game’s Norse-inspired fantasy action game Magicka, which is […]

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