Wizard of Legend

Humble Bundle, Contingent99
May 15, 2018 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

71%

Critics Recommend

Easy Allies
7 / 10
GameSpot
7 / 10
Destructoid
6 / 10
TheSixthAxis
9 / 10
Shacknews
8 / 10
Windows Central
3.5 / 5
Push Square
7 / 10
COGconnected
90 / 100
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Wizard of Legend Trailers

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Wizard of Legend Announcement Trailer

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A full round of PvP from Wizard of Legend!

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Wizard of Legend Kickstarter Trailer


Wizard of Legend Screenshots



Critic Reviews for Wizard of Legend

The fast movement and skillful action of Wizard of Legend sets it apart among a sea of indie roguelikes.

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I want to love Wizard of Legend. It's a fun, fastpaced beat-em-up with lots of replay value, gorgeous pixel art, and an incredibly deep combat system. But the frame skipping I encountered made playing it an exercise in frustration. If the issue is ever sorted out, I'll give it a more enthusiastic recommendation. For now, I just wish it played more smoothly.

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While Wizard of Legend will be too difficult for some, but for those who love the Rogue-lite genre and enjoy a challenge it is definitely in the upper echelons. Consistently challenging but impossible to put down is certainly a cliche, but it's a perfect description of this game.

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Wizard of Legend is a satisfying and thoroughly challenging roguelike with plenty of arcana to discover, relics to purchase, and several ways to help players feel as though they're customizing the game to make it totally theirs.

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Though there are some glaring flaws in the gameplay systems, it's still a fun title, and the enjoyable visuals and music help make it worth your time.

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Wizard of Legend is an enjoyable roguelike dungeon crawler with fun, fast-paced combat, beautifully crafted music, and pleasant pixel visuals that come together to form a fantastic fictional setting. Although the difficulty is steep and there is the occasional balancing issue, the available co-op modes are an excellent addition that help negate those problems.

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There really isn't much I can fault Wizard of Legend for overall. It's apparent that Contingent99 knows what they are doing, and they've confirmed that there is post-launch content on the way as well, so be sure to give these two gentlemen an honest shot, as you may end up as pleasantly surprised as I was, if not more so.

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