5 Games Like Magic The Gathering

Games Like Magic The Gathering Our assortment of card games like Magic: The Gathering (MTG) lists the best digital collectible card games that bring this classic genre to modern platforms.

Magic: The Gathering or simply Magic is one of the original physical trading card games and is often credited with pioneering the genre. Despite being originally released in 1993 the franchise has continued to evolve with the times and still commands a following of millions of players. This ongoing success was further cemented with the release of Magic: The Gathering Online (MTGO) in 2002 which brought the familiar card gameplay to the digital age.

In MTG games players will face off against other players with the goal of reducing their opponents life points to 0. Your weapons in this battle are the cards that you possess in your deck which will allow you to summon minions for battle or cast devastating spells upon your enemy. Relying on strategy through deck design and decision making each match of MTG will play out differently.

The card based video games like Magic below all offer similar gameplay to MTG while offering their own spin on the tabletop and card collecting genre. From different settings to different core rules there is plenty of variety and new strategy challenges in these alternatives.

Space Food Truck

Imagine you find yourself in a procedurally generated galaxy at the wheel of a spaceship hurtling through space to find exotic ingredients, craft recipes and delivering them to your waiting customers. This is the setting of Space Food Truck which pairs with co-operative gameplay and deck building to round out this galactic adventure. Space Food Truck is not content with operating in a single genre and instead mixes rouge like gameplay with card games, strategy and even cooking. All of these mech...[Read Review]

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Hearthstone (originally Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft) is a free digital card game from Blizzard Entertainment which focuses on a simplification of the genre while retaining enough depth (in the right areas) to allow for a competitive scene to exist and thrive. Released originally in 2014 Hearthstone has continually been expanded with new expansion packs to broaden the range of cards and overall strategies that players can leverage while also maintaining an audience of players well into the mi...[Read Review]

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Deck Heroes

Lead your heroes and creatures to victory in the deck based mobile title, Deck Heroes for Android and iOS. Featuring hundreds of collectible cards from one of the four game factions ensures plenty of deck variety and thus strategy within the palm of your hand. While including raids and competitions for players to challenge others in the PvP arena Deck Heroes is based on a foundation of single player quick play sessions. With this fast gameplay and single player focus the majority of your battles...[Read Review]

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Urban Rivals

Urban Rivals offers a unique trading card game that can be played in your browser or on your mobile device (iOS and Android). Designed to be fast paced players will enjoy stylish battles that will last only a few minutes but still deliver a great strategy experience at the same time as players tweak their decks through the unlocking of new collectible cards. Urban Rivals like many titles before it seeks to remain casually approachable while retaining sufficient long term depth for the player bas...[Read Review]

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Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards

Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards brings your favourite animated characters into a simple but enjoyable card collecting title that will challenge you with campaign, event and PvP content. With hundreds of popular American TV show characters featured on these cards and all the applicable TV show references that go along with them Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards has proven popular across its available platforms. Featuring Family Guy, Futurama, American Dad, King of the Hill and Bob...[Read Review]

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