Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Windows
64
3.2
Xbox
66
3.8
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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 The purple trail of a "Viscous Hunger" spell
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 Ihsan's Shade vs Arcanis the Omnipotent
Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds Windows Victory pose, stretch?

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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 (20020)
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
Next Level Gaming Xbox Dec 04, 2003 85 out of 100 85
PC Zone Benelux Windows Jan, 2004 84 out of 100 84
GameSpy Xbox Nov 17, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN Windows Dec 03, 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
Gaming Target Xbox Jan 22, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Dec 08, 2003 10 out of 20 50
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Dec 05, 2003 10 out of 20 50

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Trivia

Cut content

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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