With the rise of card-collection battle games over the past 12 months, large in part due to the release of Blizzard’s Hearthstone, Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers seemed to be poised to have its best year since the series began a half decade ago.
Instead, Stainless Games has developed a game that has seemed to regress in terms of overall feel and enjoyability with the release of Magic 2015.
Right off the bat, players are introduced to a changed user interface that, although looks nice, is one of the more clunky and unresponsive interfaces a game has had in quite some time. It’s So many times I found myself trying to scroll to a selection, and the game taking way too long to act upon the inputted action. 5/10