Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds

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Windows
64
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Xbox
66
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Description

Magic: the Gathering – Battlegrounds brings the Magic world to life, as a real-time fighting/strategy game for the Xbox video game system and the PC. Players control three types of spells - creatures, sorceries and enchantments - to defeat their opponents.

Screenshots

Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds Windows Opening cinema: a desolate landscape
Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds Windows The red goblin in the upper right hand corner shows a enchantment that is powering up your creatures with the "Haste" ability.
Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds Windows Standing in the opponent's side of the field will do damage to you, still you can directly attack them there.
Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds Windows Your "Dark Banishing" destroys a enemy creature.

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User Reviews

A game that is okay compared to other games Xbox Todd Bello (32)
They had the nerve to even create this piece of junk...will they ever learn? Windows Indra is stressed (20015)
A great new look at Magic: the gathering. Windows Qlberts (57)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Xbox Nov 19, 2003 4.5 out of 5 90
PC Zone Benelux Windows Jan, 2004 84 out of 100 84
IGN Windows Dec 03, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
IGN Xbox Dec 02, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2004 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot Xbox Dec 01, 2003 7.2 out of 10 72
4Players.de Xbox Dec 15, 2003 68 out of 100 68
Diehard GameFan Xbox Jan 05, 2004 60 out of 100 60
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Dec 08, 2003 10 out of 20 50
GameSpy Windows Jan 04, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

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The Cabal Patriarch was originally intended as a playable duelist, but was left out for unknown reasons (he can still be seen in early trailers).

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