History Repeats Itself
When you have a formula that works, why bother changing it? Magic: The Gathering has certainly had a winning gameplay equation in its card game for years now, and this was replicated quite successfully with 2009’s Duel of the Planeswalkers game on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. Offering multiple unlockable pre-made card decks, an off-line campaign, and robust online matchmaking for heated card battles, there were still a few quibbles that could have been improved upon.
Three years and two iterations later, Duel of the Planeswalkers 2013 comes along and pushes almost every aspect of the original game to new heights, successfully reigniting the competitive card spark within me. Continue reading