Magic Orbz

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Magic Orbz
Magic Ball.png
Developer(s)Creat Studios
Publisher(s)Creat Studios & TikGames
EngineHavok, CreatEngine
Platform(s)PlayStation 3
ReleaseJanuary 15, 2009
Genre(s)Breakout clone
Mode(s)Single player Multiplayer

Magic Orbz (previously named Magic Ball[1]) is a game for the Sony PlayStation 3 video game console. It is based on the PC game, Magic Ball 3. The game was released in January 2009 and was followed by two additional downloadable content packs.

Gameplay[edit]

Magic Orbz is a 3D breakout style game with a stylised game design and physics simulation. The game's visual appearance follows two themes, Pirates and Knights. As in many similar games in this genre, random power-ups fall from pieces of the level that are broken up by the ball.

The initial release of the game contains 48 normal levels + 2 bonus levels, providing 13 trophies. The "Wicked Witches" expansion includes an additional 24 Witch themed levels, 1 bonus level and 5 more trophies. The "Winter Pack" was released in January 2010 features 25 new levels. [1] One more Level pack is listed as "Coming Soon" in the in game menu.

Magic Orbz features single player, competitive multiplayer and co-operative multiplayer modes. Multiplayer has both local and online gameplays available.

Reception[edit]

Magic Ball has received generally average reviews with an overall score of 66 on Metacritic. IGN said "Magic Ball is a streamlined, simple game that's fun to play" while other reviews complained about the game's short playing time.

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