E3 2011: Magical Drop V Dropping Onto PC

Magical Drop is back for its fifth game. For over 16 years the series has kept fans devoted to the series. And a couple of days ago Magical Drop V was announced to be coming to PC.

If you are unfamiliar with the Magical Drop series, it is a multi-player puzzle game in which players have to be fast and skilled to create a chain of balls, three of a kind, and then you send them to your opponent’s puzzle screen. Erase enough on your screen and you can clear the level while your opponent has a screen full of balls. This fast action game requires quick thinking to take out your opponent.

Magical Drop V will be available for PC in late 2011.

Get ready for multi-player puzzle madness like never before, as UTV Ignition Games today announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles that it’s putting the speed, skill and stress back in puzzle games with Magical Drop V, which will launch later this year on PC and additional platforms. Revitalizing the wildly popular IP that has kept fans hooked for more than 16 years, Magical Drop V features redrawn high definition animated graphics, a never-before-released gameplay mode brand new remixed music that perfectly refresh the classic gameplay.Magical Drop V is a fast-paced puzzle game where players’ speed and skills are put to the test in local and online multiplayer for up to four players.  Featuring more than 15 quirky characters to play as, gamers must create chains of balls – three of a kind – in order to send them to their opponent’s puzzle screen, and erase enough on their own to clear the level and claim victory. Relying on fast action and quick thinking to create combos, players must be aware that if the line of balls reaches the bottom of their screen, the game is over.

Debuting 16 years ago as an arcade title, the Magical Drop series spans from the Neo · Geo to the PlayStation gaming systems, with the most recent release on the iPhone in 2009 titled Magical Drop Touch. Magical Drop V will be available on PC in late 2011, with additional platforms being announced at a later date.

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