Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 Announced

By Rebecca Smith,
The next instalment in the Magic: The Gathering franchise, Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 will be bringing the trading cards back to XBLA this summer. The game will include new Planeswalker opponents, decks, puzzle challenges and new game modes, including a "new-to-digital multiplayer game mode called Archenemy where players gather up to two allies and team up against the AI."

Title screen

Scheme card

Load screen 2

Load screen 1


Checking the opening hand

Archenemy wins

Archenemy set-up

Archenemy attacks

All attacking the Archenemy

Magic: The Gathering brand manager Paul Levy confirmed in an interview with G4, that this game will not be backwards compatible with Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planewalkers. The game will be making an appearance at PAX East, and more details will be announced closer to the release date.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.